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[Photo]: Peg Brand Weiser

Peg Brand Weiser (Retired)

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Emerita Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies


Studio Art: B.A. University of Illinois at Chicago 1973,
M.A. University of Wisconsin (Madison) 1975;
Philosophy: M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago 1978,
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago 1985

Academic Interests

philosophy of art, aesthetics, feminist philosophy, Simone de Beauvoir, philosophy of sport, medical ethics and fine arts/studio: painting and printmaking


University of Arizona Dep't. of Philosophy course Philosophy of Sport(Fall 2017); IUPUI Dep't. of Philosophy and Women's Studies Program (2002-2012); Indiana University Dep't. of Philosophy and Dep't. of Gender Studies (1994-2002); University of Oregon (1989-1994); The Ohio State University (1986-1989); University of Arizona Humanities program (1981-1986)


Nominated for Indiana Commission for Women Sixth Annual Torchbearer Award 2010, Favorite IUPUI Professor 2011 and 2006, Peg Zeglin Brand Chair in Gender Studies named in my honor at IUB funded by donors Dale and Norman Leff 1997, Instructional Media Development Grant, Instructional Support Services IU Bloomington 1999, to create videotape on Judy Chicago's on-campus teaching


"How Beauty Matters" in Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, Beauty Unlimited(Indiana University Press 2012); "Misleading Aesthetic Norms of Beauty: Perceptual Sexism in Elite Women's Sports" co-authored with Edward B. Weiser (Oxford 2016); "The Role of Luck in Originality and Creativity," in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (Winter 2015); Beauty Matters (Indiana University Press 2000); Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics co-edited with Carolyn Korsmeyer(Penn State Press 1995); articles in 100,000 Years of Beauty (Editions-Babylon, Paris 2009), The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy (2007), Philosophical Essays on Simone de Beauvoir's THE MANDARINS(2005), HYPATIA: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Beauvoir Studies, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Co-author with Myles Brand, "The Beauty of the Game," Basketball and Philosophy: Thinking Outside the Paint (2007)


Indiana University Intercampus Coalition for the Advancement of Women (ICAW), Associate to the President of Indiana University 1994-2002, Indiana University Foundation, Marvella Bayh Memorial Lecture Committee IUB 1995-1997

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