Daisy Laforce

Education

B.Sc. (Medical Chemistry), University of Ottawa

M.A. (Philosophy), Simon Fraser University

Contact Information

daisy.laforce@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest

Bernard Williams; Nietzsche; History of Philosophy; Moral Psychology

Profile

Daisy’s academic interests began in organic chemistry. Bioethics, the philosophy of science, and (especially) Bernard Williams drew her into academic philosophy. Her research interests are now squarely in the humanities, particularly the history of philosophy.

Publications:

“Bernard Williams on Knowledge and Objectivity,” Western Canadian Philosophical Association 2011 Conference.

“A problematic principle,” with L. Crawford and Z. Master, American Journal of Bioethics. 8:12 (2008), 40-42.

“Towards the library generation of natural product-like polycyclics by stereocontrolled diversity oriented synthesis,” with P. Arya, S. Quevillon, R. Joseph, C. Wei, Z. Gan, M. Parisien, E. Sesmilo, P. Reddy, Z. Chem, and P. Durieux, J. Pure and Applied Chem. 77:1 (2005), 163-178.

“A solution and solid phase synthesis of natural product-like tetrahydroquinoline-based polycyclic having a medium size ring,” with P. Arya, S. Couve-Bonnaire, P. Durieux, R. Kumar, and D. Leek,  J. Comb. Chem. 6:5 (2004), 735-745.