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Dr. Yogi Hale Hendlin is an environmental philosopher and public health scientist. Hendlin is assistant professor at the Erasmus School of Philosophy, and core faculy of the Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity Initiative at Erasmus University Rotterdam, as well as research associate in the Environmental Health Initiative at the University of California, San Francisco. Hendlin's research has been published in journals such as *Annals of Internal Medicine*, *BMJ, MMWR, American Journal of Public Health, Environmental Ethics, Ambio,* and *Environmental Philosophy*. The international press regularly features Hendlin's public health research. Hendlin's interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research projects tackle major questions in philosophy of biology, environmental philosophy, and political philosophy. Hendlin's epistemological inquiries into public health follow the *via negativa* of agnotology, comprehending the systemic transmission of ignorance. Hendlin earned a PhD in Philosophy (*magna cum laude*) at the University of Kiel, Germany in 2015; holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, UCLA, and the London School of Economics; and held postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of Vienna and the University of California, San Francisco. Hendlin was designated a 2020 Brocher Foundation Fellow. Current research projects focus on the monographs *Industrial Epidemics: Chronic Disease and the Corporate Determinants of Health* and *Interspecies Politics: Valuing Difference in the Biotic Community*. Further information (and blog) can be found at: **Areas of PhD Supervision** 1. Environmental Philosophy (especially biosemiotics, and environmental/ ecological justice) 2. Bioethics, Medical, Business, and Public Health Ethics 3. Political Philosophy (especially intergenerational justice, philosophy of the commons, and discourse ethics and its critics) 4. Pragmatism (especially Peirce, Mead, and neo-pragmatists) 5. Philosophy of Biology (especially Extended Evolutionary Synthesis-based) and Ecology 6. 5EA Cognition / Human Ethology 7. Social Epistemologies    

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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