Cognitive Science Club Speaker: Dr. Derrick Darby
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 08:30pm
Dr. Derrick Darby is a Henry Rutgers Professor of Philosophy
- He is the founding director of the Rutgers Social Justice Solutions Research Collaboratory
and also directs its renowned Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy founded by
Howard McGary, Jr.
- Dr. Darby discovered his passion for philosophy growing up in the Queensbridge public
housing projects in Long Island City, NY. For the backstory see his TEDx talk, aptly
titled “Doing the Knowledge.”
- In social and political philosophy, he writes about rights, inequality, and democracy. He
thinks about how race and racism bear on theoretical, normative and practical philosophical
- Recently launched a podcast ‘A Pod Called Quest’, where he analyzes justice issues.
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