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Faculty Profiles

Manuel Valencia Cabrera Jr.
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, UCLA (September 2012)
  • M.A. in Philosophy, UCLA, June 2004
  • B.A. in Philosophy (honors) & English Lit. (high honors), magna cum laude, UCLA, June 2001

Email: mandel.cabrera@gmail.com
Tel: 032-749-3019
Office: Veritas Hall B405

Profile

UCLA (Instructor, September 2012 ? present):
Existentialism -Jean-Paul Sartre's Existential Metaphysics (Fall 2012)
Topics in Existentialism  Søren Kierkegaard and the Ideal of Individuality (Winter 2013)
Action and Rationality (under contract for Spring 2013)
Philosophy and Literature (under contract for Spring 2013)

Auburn University (Instructor, August 2010 ? June 2012):

Introduction to Ethics (Spring 2011, Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, and Summer 2012)
Introduction to Logic (Fall 2010)

UCLA (Teaching Associate/Teaching Assistant) September 2003 ? July 2010)

As course instructor:
Philosophy of Mind (Summer 2010)
Phenomenology - Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (Summer 2007, Summer 2008)
Existentialism - Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness (Summer 2006)

Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, UCLA (September 2012)
C. Phil in Philosophy, UCLA, October 2006
M.A. in Philosophy, UCLA, June 2004
B.A. in Philosophy (honors) & English Lit. (high honors), magna cum laude, UCLA, June 2001

Courses and Current Research Areas

Metaphysics
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Action

Selected Publications

"Natural Unity and Human Exceptionalism.” Midwest Studies in Philosophy 35.1 (2011): 46-68.

"Life without Essence: Man as a Force-of-Nature” (with Joseph Almog and Sarah Coolidge) Philosophical Perspectives 25.1 (2011): 43-77.

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