Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering
Areas of Expertise
- Philosophy of Normativity
- Philosophy of Perception
Bryan Weaver is a philosopher based in the Computer Science and Engineering department, where he teaches ethical theory. He works on the philosophies of normativity and perception, with a focus on the theory of reasons and rationality, as well as metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics. He has published on the philosophy of sex, and his first book (co-authored with Kevin Scharp) is Semantics for Reasons. He was a recipient of a 2009-2010 Jacobsen Fellowship from the Royal Institute of Philosophy, as well as a 2016-2018 Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs Grant. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy in 2012 from the University of Reading.