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Dr. Catherine E. Hundleby

Dr. Cate HundlebyCatherine E. Hundleby is the Graduate Director, Associate Professor in Philosophy, Cross-Appointed with the Women's Studies Program and a Fellow of the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR). She has a B.A. from the University of Toronto (1991), M.A. from the University of Guelph (1995), and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario (2001).

Dr. Hundleby specializes in feminist philosophy, epistemology, and philosophy of science.  Her latest work engages with informal logic and argumentation, and gave rise to a special issue of the journal Studies in Social Justice on "Just Reason" and a special issue of the journal Informal Logic on "Reasoning for Change." 

She is working on a book about fallacies of argumentation that will engage both feminist epistemology and science studies and maintains an online guide for philosophy instructors in choosing a critical thinking textbook. 

  • 2012 forthcoming, Feminist empiricism.  The Handbook of Feminist Research, 2nd edition, ed. Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Sage.
  • 2010, The authority of the fallacies approach to argument evaluation, Informal Logic 30 (3).
  • 2008, Silence and the limitations of social objectivity, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 11.
  • 2006, Feminist empiricism. The Handbook of Feminist Research, ed. Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Sage. 
  • 2005, The epistemological evaluation of oppositional secrets, Hypatia, 20(4): 44-58.
  • 2002, The open end: social naturalism, feminist values and the integrity of epistemology, Social Epistemology, 16(3), 251-265.

Society for the Study of Women Philosophers website

FEMMSS (Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies) website.