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Department of Philosophy
Thomas Hall, Bryn Mawr College
101 No. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

fax: 610-526-7479

Christine Koggel

Harvey Wexler Professor of Philosophy; Department Chair

Ph.D., Queen's University

Office: Thomas 123
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30 to 4:00
Phone: 610.526.5060

Specializations: Moral theory, practical ethics, social and political theory, and feminism.

Christine Koggel has taught at Bryn Mawr since 1996 and is currently department chair. She has held Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships at Queen's and York Universities. In addition to several paper and journal articles, she is the author of Perspectives on Equality: Constructing a Relational Theory (1998), a book that brings together her interests in moral, social, political and feminist theory. She is the editor of Moral Issues in Global Perspective and of the Second Edition of an expanded three volumes of the journal: Volume 1: Moral and Political Theory, Volume II: Human Diversity and Equality, and Volume III: Moral Issues (1996). With Wesley Cragg she has co-edited the Fourth and Fifth Editions of Contemporary Moral Issues (1997, 2005). She has also co-edited Confidential Relationships: Psychoanalytic, Ethical and Legal Perspectives (2004). She also has interests in Greek philosophy and in Wittgenstein, particularly in Wittgenstein's account of meaning as use, about which she has written an article in Feminist Interpretations of Ludwig Wittgenstein (2003). Her most recent research is in the area of development ethics. She has contributed an article on agency to a special volume on the work of Amartya Sen in Feminist Economics and is currently doing work on the concept of empowerment for which she has been awarded, with Jay Drydyk of Carleton University, a research grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


Courses Taught Regularly:



Development Ethics

Feminist Theory

Feminism and Philosophy: Transnationalism

Curriculum Vitae (to be added)