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Dr. Carrie Jenkins



Faculty of Arts

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Canada Research Chair

Carrie Jenkins is Professor of Philosophy at UBC, and Principal Investigator on the multi-year SSHRC-funded research project “The Nature of Love.” She has a career-long interest in the philosophy of language, and has recently been trying to understand what is going on in “merely verbal” disputes. Her current research includes interdisciplinary collaborations with poets and social scientists.

Research Interests

Philosophy of language; epistemology; metaphysics; the nature of love