Curriculum Vitae

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(updated 25 June 2018)

Contact

Name: Daniel Weltman
Email: danny dot weltman at ashoka dot edu dot in
Mail: If you send something to Ashoka it should eventually get to me
Office: New Academic Block 320

Employment

2018 - Present: Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University.

Education

2011 - 2018: PhD in Philosophy* at University of California San Diego.

2007 - 2011: BA in Philosophy and Political Science magna cum laude at Washington University in St. Louis.

Articles

Nope. (I'm working on it, I swear! Lots of things are under review! If you want to read anything, let me know.)

Comments (Blind Reviewed)

"Must I Accept Prosecution for Civil Disobedience?" The Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming.

"Helping Buchanan on Helping the Rebels." Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, Vol 15 No 1, 2019.

Conference Presentations (Conference) and Colloquium Talks (Colloquium)

"Gender Abolitionism: Not Now, But Later" Conference

Social Ontology 2019, the 6th Biennial ENSO Conference (Tampere University, 2019)

"Animal Rescue: Civil Disobedience or Subrevolution?" Conference

Pre-RoME Workshop on Animal Ethics (University of Colorado, Boulder, 2019)

"What Makes Requests Normative? The Epistemic Account Defended" Conference

2019 Southampton-Humboldt Normativity Workshop (University of Southampton, 2019)

"The Shifting Boundary Problem" Conference

Moral and Political Philosophy at the Border Conference (University of Texas at El Paso, 2019)

"A Theory of Accession" Colloquium

Ashoka University, India 2018

American University of Beirut, Lebanon 2018

"Civil War, Regime Change, and Self-Determination"Conference

International Society of Military Ethics 2014 Meeting (Notre Dame University, 2014)

Public Philosophy

Philosophy Phriday: Personal Identity and Personal Idantity

Article for The Daily Ant, June 2018

Teaching

For more details (including a syllabus for each course) see my Teaching page.

Philosophy 3630: Metaethics (Spring 2019) (Ashoka)

Philosophy 2665/Critical Thinking 153: Ethics and Technology (Spring 2019) (Ashoka)

Philosophy 216: Normative Ethics (Monsoon 2018) (Ashoka)

Philosophy 404: Advanced Political Philosophy (Monsoon 2018) (Ashoka)

Philosophy 164: Technology & Human Values (Summer 2017) (UCSD)

Philosophy 162: Contemporary Moral Issues (Summer 2016) (UCSD)

Philosophy 164: Technology & Human Values (Summer 2015) (UCSD)

Research Supervision

Undergraduate Thesis on Metaethics (2019-20) (Ashoka)

Undergraduate Thesis on International Law (co-supervisor with Lavanya Rajamani) (2019-20) (Ashoka)

Undergraduate Thesis on the Ethics of Immigration (co-supervisor with Pratap Bhanu Mehta) (2019-20) (Ashoka)

Independent Study on Philosophy Research (2 Undergraduate Students) (Summer 2019) (Ashoka)

Independent Study on Animal Ethics (3 Undergraduate Students) (Spring 2019) (Ashoka)

Conference Commentaries

"A Platitudinous Solution to the Democratic Boundary Problem" by Vuko Andric (RoME, Boulder CO, 2019)

"The Case against Legislative Office Qualifications" by Udit Bhatia (Manuscript Workshop on Epistemic Democracy, Epistocracy and the Legislature, Delhi, 2019)

"Impersonal Paternalism" by Steven Wall (New Directions in Social Theorizing, San Diego CA, 2019)

"Is Normative Consent a Theory of Authority" by Chris King (Pacific APA, Seattle WA, 2018)

"A House Is Not a Home: The Domestic Analogy in Just War Theory" by Elizabeth Lanphier (Pacific APA, San Diego CA, 2017)

"Coercion and Distributive Justice: A Defense" by Douglas MacKay (Pacific APA, San Diego CA, 2014)

Service

Member, Academic Integrity Committee, Ashoka.

I served on the advisory board for the UCSD Summer Program for Women in Philosophy until 2018. I can't remember when I started.

I have organized some reading groups, including a Borders, Territory, and Obligations group (co-organizer, 2012-13), a Chinese, Islamic, and Indian Philosophy group (2016), a Feminist reading group (2016-18), and a value theory reading group (2016-18).

Awards

Summer Graduate Teaching Scholar Fellowship, University of California San Diego 2015.

Borders, Territory, and Obligations Reading Group Grant (with Alan Ward), UCSD Center for Humanities 2012-13.

SHORE Fellowship, University of California San Diego 2011.

Antoinette Dames prize for best Political Science honors thesis, Washington University in St. Louis 2010-11.


* Technically my Ph.D. is in Biophysics, not Philosophy, because UC San Diego made a mistake when they awarded me my degree (a fact of which I was unaware until my diploma arrived in the mail). I have no expertise in Biophysics.