Associate Professor

Kate Nolfi's primary research interests lie at the intersection of epistemology, metaethics, and the philosophy of mind. Three questions guide her work. They are (1) what are beliefs? (2) what does it take to have beliefs that are justified, or to believe rationally? And, (3) why should we care about whether our beliefs are justified, or whether we believe in ways that are rational? Kate's research investigates these questions together, as inextricably interrelated and mutually informative.

Kate is also interested in the ethics of food - in particular, in whether and how the choices we make regarding what we eat reveal and perhaps even help to constitute our moral characters.

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Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Epistemology, Metaethics, and the Philosophy of Mind


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014


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