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Athabasca University

Jill Hunter

Academic Co-ordinator, Philosophy

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Education

  • M.A. (University of Alberta)
    Thesis: “Sandel on Rawls and the Limits of Liberalism”
  • B.A. Honors 1st Class (University of Alberta)

Biography

Jill Hunter is an Academic Co-ordinator of Philosophy. She has taught a number of different courses since 1989. These include Philosophy 252, 333 and 371 which have been delivered in several different modes such as online, individual self-study courses and group study courses.

Jill's areas of specialization are political philosophy and ethics. Her current philosophical interest involves an examination of the intersection of Ethics and Aesthetics generally, and more specifically, Ethics and Visual Communications and Design Studies. This second and the narrower of the two interests, has provide Jill with the opportunity to speak to faculty and students of Visual Communications and Design, for a number of different institutions, about ethical issues that arise for practitioners in this area.

Updated September 10 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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