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Between the Species

Between the Species online journal logoAn online philosophy journal about the relationship between humans and animals.
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Ethics Group


Cal Poly's Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group focuses on the implications and impact of emerging sciences and technologies.
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Zachary I. Rentz

Lecturer

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Education

  • M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • C.Phil., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • J.D., Duke University School of Law
  • A.B., Philosophy, Dartmouth College

Professional Interests

  • Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Applied Ethics (especially science and technology)
  • Early Modern Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 231: Philosophical Classics - Ethics & Political Philosophy

Awards

  • Academic Senate Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UCSB (2017)
  • Paul Wienpahl Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSB Department of Philosophy (2017)
  • R.W. Church Fellowship, UCSB Department of Philosophy (2012–2017)
  • Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, UCSB Graduate Division (2014–2015)
  • USAP Graduate Fellowship, UCSB Department of Philosophy (2012–2013)

Grants

  • Berry Fund for Public Philosophy Grant, American Philosophical Association (2016)
  • Humanities in the Community Grant, UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (2016)

Service

  • President, Graduate Students Association, UCSB (2014–2015)

Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, UCSB Alumni Association (2016–Present)
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar (inactive)
  • Member, New Jersey Bar (inactive)

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