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A.W. Eaton, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Admissions

Philosophy

Contact

Building & Room:

1417 UH

Address:

601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone Voice:

(312) 996-3022

Email:

eaton@uic.edu

About

A.W. Eaton is an Associate Professor. She received her PhD from The University of Chicago in both philosophy and art history in 2003. She works on topics in feminism, aesthetics and philosophy of art, value theory, and Italian Renaissance painting. Her special interests include the epistemological and ontological status of aesthetic value, the relationship between ethical and artistic value, feminist critiques of pornography, representations of rape in the European artistic tradition, and artifact teleology (for more details and publications, see her website). Professor Eaton was a Laurence Rockefeller Fellow at Princeton's Center for Human Values in 2005-6. She is the editor of the Aesthetics & Philosophy of Art section of Philosophy Compass.