Faculty Profile


Soazig Le Bihan

Soazig Le Bihan

Prof. of Philosophy and Director of the Prelaw Program

Email: soazig.lebihan@umontana.edu
Office: LA 153
Office Hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays -- 1:30 to 4PM 

Fridays -- 2:30 to 5PM
 

Personal Website

Current Position

Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Prelaw Program

Courses

PHL 110E Introduction to Engaged Ethics (online, service component) 

PHL 262Y Modern Philosophy

PHL 317E Law and Morality

PHL 318 Applied Logic (LSAT Preparation Course)

PHL 507 Philosophical Foundations of Ecology 

PHL502 Philosophy of Law

HONR 391 Pre-Law Seminar 

 

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Philosophy: University of Nancy and Bielefeld University
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure Alumna
  • B.S. Fundamental Physics: University of Paris VI, Jussieu.
  • DEA, Philosophy, Université Sorbonne -- Paris IV
  • Maitrise, Philosophy, Université Nanterre -- Paris X 
  • B.A. Philosophy, Université Sorbonne -- Paris I 

Field of Study

  • Philosophy of science
  • Philosophy of physics
  • Philosophy of ecology
  • Philosophy of law

Selected Publications

  • (under review) Understanding Theoretical Ecological Models 
  • (under review) Elgin on Understanding: Non-factivity v. Epistemic Access 
  • (under review) "No Quantum Threat to Special Relativity" 
  • (2017) "Epistemically Detrimental Dissent: Contingent Enabling Factors vs Stable Different Makers." Philosophy of Science (with Iheanyi Amadi) 
  • (2017) "Enlightening Falsehood: A modal view of scientific understanding." In Explaining Understanding: Perspectives From Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, ed. by Grimm, Stephen R., Christoph Baumberger, and Sabine Ammon, Routledge. 
  • (2014), “How Understanding Matters – Or not”. in Probing the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics: Physical, Philosophical, Mathematical, and Logical Perspectives, ed. by C. de Ronde, S. Aerts, D. Aerts, World Scientific. pp. 127-42
  • (2013) Précis de Philosophie de la Physique, Vuibert.
  • (2011) "Defending the Semantic View: What it Takes," European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 2(3) (2011): 249-274.
  • (2009) "Fine's Ways to Fail to Secure Local Realism," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 40(2) (2009): 142-150.