Sara J Bernstein

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Emerging Network

Sara J. Bernstein is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. She works mainly on the metaphysics of causation, and on topics at the intersection of causation and ethics. She also has interests in the metaphysics of time and time travel. 

From April through July 2015, she was a visitor at Arché at University of St. Andrews. During the academic year 2015-2016, she will be Philip L. Quinn Fellow at the National Humanities Center, working on her book project What Might Have Been: Causation and Possibility. She was the 2013-2014 Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Philosophy.

Bernstein is also an at-large member of the Board of Officers of the American Philosophical Association, and welcomes ideas about how to improve the APA and the profession.

She received here PhD in 2010 from the University of Arizona. Her graduate career had other temporal parts located at UNC-Chapel Hill, MIT and Australian National University, at which she is still a frequent visitor. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Chicago.

Projects

Emerging Networks
2014-2016