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Jessica Wilson

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Phone: 416-287-7174
Location: MW 386


  • PhD, Philosophy, Cornell University (2001)
  • BA, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego (1987)

Prof. Wilson started at UTSC as an Assistant Professor in 2005. Prior to that she was William Wilhartz Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan from 2001. She did her PhD work at Cornell University from 1995–2001 after a year in the PhD program at Colorado-Boulder. She received a BA in mathematics from California-San Diego in 1987. Along with Dr. Jonathan Schaffer, Dr. Wilson was awarded the the 2014 Lebowitz Prize for Philosophical Achievement and Contribution.

Teaching Interests

Teaching in 2021-22

PHLB99 Philosophical Writing and Methodology

PHLC60 Metaphysics

PHLD36 Advanced Seminar in Empiricism

Research Interests

Epistemology, Metaphysics