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Quinn Hiroshi Gibson

Quinn Hiroshi Gibson

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Religion
Office: Hardin 204

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. (Hons) Philosophy, University of Calgary; B.A. Linguistics, University of Calgary

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Quinn Hiroshi Gibson earned undergraduate degrees in philosophy and linguistics from the University of Calgary and his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley. His research is at the intersection of philosophy of mind, philosophy of science (psychology, psychiatry, and medicine), and ethics. He has published on self-deception, the brain disease model of depression, the neuropsychology of delusions, distributive justice and healthcare allocation, addiction and moral responsibility, and other topics. He is currently working on papers about rationality and mental disorder, the relation between affect and cognition, and philosophical theories of disease. He is a Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR).

Before coming to Clemson, he was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut, a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at New York University Shanghai, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley, and a volunteer instructor at Mt. Tamalpais College in San Quentin State Prison (previously the Prison University Project).

Dr. Gibson was recently interviewed by Clemson News here .

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