Kenneth Einar Himma

Summary

Kenneth Einar Himma is an American philosopher, author, lawyer, academic and lecturer.

Kenneth Einar Himma
Born
US
EducationDoctor of law (University of Washington School of Law), Doctor of philosophy (University of Washington)
OccupationPhilosopher, author, academic, lawyer, lecturer

Born in Seattle, Himma earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 1985, his masters from the University of California in 1987, and his doctorate of law from the University of Washington School of Law in 1990, before receiving his PhD in 2001 from the University of Washington for his thesis, "The Status of Legal Principles".[1]

Himma specialises in philosophy of law, philosophy of information, information ethics, social philosophy, political philosophy and philosophy of religion, and has authored dozens of academic papers in these fields.[2] From 2004 until 2011 he worked as a professor in the philosophy department of Seattle Pacific University, after which he began lecturing part-time at the University of Washington School of Law.[1][3]

In 2007, Himma was elected to the editorial board of the Journal of Information Ethics[4] and the board of directors for the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology.[5] He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society[6][7] and the International Review of Information Ethics[8] and the Editorial Boards of Computers and Society[9] and the International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education[10]

In 2010, he was nominated for the World Technology Network's World Technology Award for Ethics,[11] and in 2012, he was awarded a Fulbright Candidate Grant for Keynote at IVR Conference at Faculty of Law at University of Belgrade.[12]

Himma has had numerous opinion pieces published in The Seattle Times.[13][14][15] He has also contributed several entries to the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, with commentary on the subjects of legal[16][17][18] and religious[19][20] philosophy. Some of his scholarly papers have attracted responses and commentaries from Francis J. Beckwith,[21] Thomas Metzinger,[22] Greg Dawes,[23] Alison Adam,[24] David Gunkel,[25] Mark Coeckelbergh,[26] Matthew Kramer[27][28] and Scott J. Shapiro.[29]

Partial bibliographyEdit

BooksEdit

  • Himma, Kenneth Einar (2004). Law, Morality, and Legal Positivism: Proceedings of the 21st World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR); Lund, Sweden, 12-18 August 2003. Lund: Franz Steiner Verlag. ISBN 978-3-515-08513-7.
  • Himma, Kenneth Einar (2005). Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society. Missisauga: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7637-3536-4.
  • Himma, Kenneth Einar; Bix, Brian, eds. (2005). Law and Morality. Oxford: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-7546-2577-3.
  • Himma, Kenneth Einar; Tavani, Herman T., eds. (2008). The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Adler, Matthew; Himma, Kenneth Einar, eds. (2009). The Rule of Recognition and the U.S. Constitution. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Flores, Imer B.; Himma, Kenneth Einar, eds. (2013). Law, Liberty, and the Rule of Law. Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media. ISBN 978-94-007-4742-5.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Curriculum Vitae: Kenneth Einar Himma at the University of Washington School of Law. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  2. ^ Author Page for Kenneth Einar Himma at the Social Science Research Network. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  3. ^ Ken Himma, Information School, University of Washington Archived 2017-04-03 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  4. ^ Faculty / Staff Bulletin (17 September 2007) - Seattle Pacific University. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  5. ^ Faculty / Staff Bulletin 34/32 (1 October 2007) - Seattle Pacific University. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  6. ^ Emerald - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society editorial team. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  7. ^ Faculty / Staff Bulletin 34/2 (21 May 2007) - Seattle Pacific University. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  8. ^ IRIE - International Review of Information Ethics - Homepage (includes "Editorial Advisory Board" listings). Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  9. ^ Newsletter - SIGCAS - Computers and Society. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  10. ^ International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE): Educational IS&T Journals | IGI Global. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  11. ^ Faculty / Staff Bulletin (3 May 2010) - Seattle Public University. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  12. ^ Kenneth Himma - Fulbright Scholar Program. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  13. ^ Himma, Kenneth Einar (19 December 1997). "Bon Garage The Best Site For New Library". The Seattle Times. Seattle. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  14. ^ Himma, Kenneth Einar (16 September 2004). "It's morally right to forgive debilitating Third-World debt". The Seattle Times. Seattle. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  15. ^ Himma, Kenneth Einar (28 March 2007). "We can't address discrimination with policies that ignore color". The Seattle Times. Seattle. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  16. ^ Legal Positivism - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  17. ^ Law, Philosophy of - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  18. ^ Natural Law - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  19. ^ Design Arguments for the Existence of God - Internet Dictionary of Philosophy. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  20. ^ Anselm: Ontological Argument for God's Existence - Internet Dictionary of Philosophy. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  21. ^ Beckwith, F J (2005). "Of souls, selves, and cerebrums: a reply to Himma". Journal of Medical Ethics. 31 (1): 56–60. doi:10.1136/jme.2004.006650. PMC 1734009. PMID 15634754.
  22. ^ Metzinger, Thomas (2006). "Reply to Himma: Personal Identity and Cartesian Intuitions". Psyche. 12. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  23. ^ Dawes, Gregory W. (2007). "What is wrong with intelligent design?" (PDF). International Journal for Philosophy of Religion. 61 (2): 69–81. doi:10.1007/s11153-007-9112-2. hdl:10523/565. S2CID 18962704. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  24. ^ Adam, Alison (2008). "Ethics for things". Ethics and Information Technology. 10 (2–3): 149–154. doi:10.1007/s10676-008-9169-3. S2CID 42747864. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  25. ^ Gunkel, David J. (2012). The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics. Cambridge: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-2623-0451-1.
  26. ^ Coeckelbergh, Mark (September 2009). "Virtual moral agency, virtual moral responsibility: on the moral significance of the appearance, perception, and performance of artificial agents" (PDF). AI & Society. 24 (2): 181–189. doi:10.1007/s00146-009-0208-3.
  27. ^ Kramer, Matthew H. (2003). "On Morality as a Necessary or Sufficient Condition for Legality". The American Journal of Jurisprudence. 48 (1): 53–81. doi:10.1093/ajj/48.1.53. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  28. ^ Kramer, Matthew (2000). "How moral principles can enter into the law". Legal Theory. 6 (1): 83–108. doi:10.1017/S1352325200061036. S2CID 145059026. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  29. ^ Shapiro, Scott J. (June 2000). "Law, Morality, and the Guidance of Conduct". Legal Theory. 6 (2): 127–170. doi:10.1017/S1352325200062017. S2CID 144734037.

External linksEdit

  • Curriculum Vitae: Kenneth Einar Himma at the University of Washington School of Law