Kenneth Boyd

Position:  
Lecturer
Email Address:  
Biography:  
 Ken Boyd completed his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2014. Prior to that, he completed his MA at the University of Alberta, and a BA at the University of Toronto. He taught philosophy at Dalhousie University from 2014 until 2016. Ken is a Scarborough native, and this is his first year teaching at UTSC.

For more information, visit Kenneth Boyd’s personal website.

Courses in 2016-17
Fall 2016:
– PHLB81: Theories of Mind
– PHLC22: Topics in Theory of Knowledge

Winter 2017:
– PHLB20: Belief, Knowledge, and Truth
– PHLB60: Introduction to Metaphysics

Interview with Kenneth Boyd

Research Interests:  
Epistemology (especially as it concerns the norms of assertion and action, epistemic obligations, the value of knowledge and understanding, and social epistemology), early analytic philosophy (especially the American pragmatists and the work of C.S. Peirce), ethics and metaethics.
Address:  
Philosophy Hall (PO 102)