Heather Adair
Graduate Student
 

Heather Adair is interested in Philosophy of Mind, Moral Psychology, and Aesthetics, particularly as they intersect with contemporary findings in Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience. Most recently, she has been focusing on areas of research related to understanding and affect, empathy, and the role of questioning attitudes in aesthetic appreciation.  Prior to starting her graduate work at the University of Maryland, Heather studied Philosophy at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and taught in Madrid, Spain under the funding of the Fulbright Program.


Spring 2017
PHIL309A Philosophical Problems: Art, Imagination & Emotion
Fall 2016
PHIL408G Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: Emotion, Reason, and Motivation
Fall 2015
PHIL408G Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: Emotion, Reason, and Motivation