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William Talbott (Philosophy)

Talbott, William (Philosophy)

William Talbott (Philosophy)
Office: Savery 387, Box 353350
Email: wtalbott@uw.edu

Bill Talbott is a professor of philosophy. He has been teaching at the University of Washington since 1989. His teaching and research focus on moral and political philosophy, especially the philosophy of human rights, and epistemology.

In 2011, he won the UW Distinguished Teaching Award. He has been a member of the Steering Committee for the UW Center for Human Rights since the Center’s founding in 2009 and he is a co-founder and co-principal investigator of the tri-campus research cluster on Human Interactions and Normative Innovation (HI-NORM), which is part of an international network of scholars doing research related to human rights. This year he is looking forward to teaching a new Honors course, “Human Rights from the Bottom Up.”

Instructor's Honors Course History

Course Title
HONORS 394 C Human Rights: From the Bottom Up 2017 1 15423 View »
HONORS 230 C Bias in the U.S. Criminal Justice System 2017 4 16063 View »



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