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Allen Habib

Pronouns: He/Him


Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6461


Main campus: Social Science bldg 1248

Preferred method of communication

E-mail or telephone


Educational Background

B.A. English Literature, Concordia University, 1993

B.A. Honours Philosophy , Concordia University, 1995

M.A. Philosophy, University of Calgary, 1999

Doctor of Philosophy Philosophy, University of Arizona, 2006


Areas of Research

Philosophy of Law, Environmental Philosophy, Value Theory

I work in applied ethics, on privacy and information; in environmental theory on sustainability; and in value theory, on promises and voluntary obligations

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
PHIL 259 Sex, Love and Death Fall 2022
PHIL 345 Issues in Environmental Ethics Fall 2022
PHIL 259 Sex, Love and Death Winter 2023
PHIL 425 Philosophy of Law Winter 2023


Canadian Journal of Environmental Philosophy (CJEP)

I helped to found (and am currently the Editor in Chief) the Canadian Journal of Environmental Philosphy, a scholarly review for environmental philosophy, broadly construed




  • Promises. Allen Habib. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (2022)