Andrew Janiak

Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Philosophy

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Emerging Network

Andrew Janiak is Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Department, and the Chair of the Bass Society of Fellows at Duke. He is a co-leader of Project Vox, an international enterprise that seeks to recover the lost voices of women in the history of modern science and philosophy.

Since 2007, he has been Director of the Graduate Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine (affectionately known as "HPSTM"). The program currently has graduate students in Chemistry, English, History and Philosophy from Duke, and students from English and Comparative Literature from UNC Chapel Hill.

Recently, Janiak and his colleague Professor Karen Detlefsen (Penn) were awarded an ACLS Collaborative Research Grant to begin their new multi-year project on Emilie Du Chatelet and 18th century Newtonian thought in France.

Projects

Emerging Networks
2014-2016

Highlights

Project Vox Video Introductions
-- Mar 1 2015
One of the outcomes of this project is a pair of videos that Andrew Janiak has recorded and made available through the Youtube Channel "Wireless Philsosophy." Wi-Phi's mission is to introduce people... Read More
Finding Philosophy's Female Voices
-- Mar 10 2015
The discipline of philosophy has a notoriously low rate of participation by women. The Emerging Network Philosophy’s Gender in Historical Perspective has just produced a website to help rectify the... Read More