David Kaplan | Philosophy & Religion

David Kaplan

David Kaplan
Professor, Chair
ENV 225F
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Ph.D., Fordham University (1998)
Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Food, Philosophy of Technology, Critical Theory, Phenomenology, Social-Political Philosophy

David M. Kaplan is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas. He is author of Food Philosophy (Columbia University Press, 2019), editor of The Philosophy of Food (University of California Press, 2012) and editor of the Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, 2nd edition (Springer, 2019). He has published articles on food technologies, genetically-modified food, artificial ingredients, and junk food.

He also manages the Philosophy of Food Project.

He used to work on philosophy of technology, and the social-political thought of Paul Ricoeur and the critical theory-hermeneutics debates.