dr. (Yogi) YH Hendlin

Biography

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: www.yogihendlin.com

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

 

 

Erasmus School of Philosophy

Assistant professor | WP ESPhil
Email
hendlin@esphil.eur.nl
Room
J5-63
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

Work

  • Yogi Hendlin (7 November 2023) - Vape and waste – a new dilemma
  • Yogi Hendlin (31 October 2023) - Disposable Vape Waste a Problem for Cities
  • Yogi Hendlin (30 October 2023) - Disposing of Disposable Vapes a Problem for Cities
  • Yogi Hendlin (30 October 2023) - The Environmental Cost of the E-cigarette Boom
  • Yogi Hendlin (26 October 2023) - Communities can't recycle or trash disposable e-cigarettes. So what happens to them?
  • Yogi Hendlin (25 October 2023) - How to dispose of vaping devices'Hazardous waste' can't be thrown away or recycled
  • Yogi Hendlin (25 October 2023) - Cities battle risks and high cost of e-cigarette waste
  • Yogi Hendlin (25 October 2023) - Cities battle risks and high cost of e-cigarette waste
  • Yogi Hendlin (25 October 2023) - How to dispose of vaping devices'Hazardous waste' can't be thrown away or recycled
  • Yogi Hendlin (24 October 2023) - Communities Can’t Recycle or Trash E-Cigarettes. So, What Happens to Them?

  • Yogi Hendlin (2020) - Great Transitions: Whether we want them or not.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2020) - Integrating Spirituality into the Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Yogi Hendlin (2020) - Agnotology: Studying Denial.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2020) - The Tandem Evolution of Rights for Women and Rights for Nature: An Ecofeminist Perspective on State Recognition.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2020) - Biotechnology, the Environment, and Unintended Consequences. "Film Lecture on “Little Joe."
  • Yogi Hendlin (2019) - The Promise and Perils of Carbon Taxes for Inclusive Prosperity.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2019) - Industrial Epidemics: A new public health frame for an old problem.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2019) - Fossil Fuel Industry Documents and the Social Good of making Historic Archives Public. Convener with Kalmus P, Cobb K, Wohldmann E, “Communicating with Appropriate Urgency: Scientific Reticence and Responsibility in a Time of Accelerating Climate Change.”
  • Yogi Hendlin (2019) - The Promises and Perils of Carbon Taxes.
  • Yogi Hendlin (2019) - Interspecies Biosemiotics.

Springer Nature

Start date approval
February 2023
End date approval
February 2026
Place
BERLIN
Description
Editor-in-Chief of journal Biosemiotics

University of California

Start date approval
February 2023
End date approval
February 2026
Place
SAN FRANCISCO
Description
Collaboration in Public Health

Second Degree Thesis

Level
Bachelor 3
Year Level
Bachelor 3
Year
2023
Course Code
FW-DD3197

MA Central

Year
2023
Course Code
FW-MA000

Philosophical Toolkit

Year
2023
Course Code
FW-MST-C002

The Invention of Pollution

Year
2023
Course Code
FW-MA0011

Level
Bachelor 3
Year Level
Bachelor 3
Year
2023
Course Code
FW-AFS3201

Level
Master 1
Year Level
Master 1
Year
2023
Course Code
FW-AFS4200

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Special Issue: The Science and Politics of Glyphosate

A workshop on June 6th 2019 explored the controversial case of glyphosate, and has now lead to the publication of a special issue of the European Journal of…

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