Sapontzis, S. F. (Steve F.)

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Steve F. Sapontzis, professor emeritus of philosophy at California State University East Bay (formerly California State University Hayward), taught philosophy at California State University Hayward from 1971 until 1999. Sapontzis is the author of Morals, Reason, and Animals (1987) and editor of Food for Thought: the Debate Over Eating Meat (2004). Since 1984, he has been a co-editor of Between the Species: A Journal of Ethics.

From the description of Steve F. Sapontzis papers, 1978-2001 [manuscript] (North Carolina State University). WorldCat record id: 600179735

Steve F. Sapontzis, professor emeritus of philosophy at California State University East Bay (formerly California State University Hayward), was born in New York City on February 9, 1945, son of Zissis Peter and Lea Marie Vial Sapontzis. He married Jeanne Marie Gocker on December 25, 1992.

Sapontzis began his career at California State University Hayward in 1971 and served as assistant, associate, and full professor of philosophy there until he retired in 1999. He received the B.A. degree from Rice University in 1967. He studied at the University of Paris in 1967-1968 and then enrolled in graduate studies at Yale University, where he completed a Ph.D. in philosophy in 1971.

Sapontzis is the author of Morals, Reason, and Animals (1987) and editor of Food for Thought: the Debate Over Eating Meat (2004). Since 1984, he has been a co-editor of Between the Species: A Journal of Ethics . He was a member of the board of editorial advisors of the American Philosophical Quarterly, 1991-1994, and a member of the animal welfare research committee at Lawrence Berkeley (California) Laboratory, 1986-1990. He was also a grantee of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1976 and of the American Council of Learned Societies in 1988. His memberships include the American Philosophical Association, the Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals (board of directors, 1984- ), the American Society for Value Inquiry, and the International Society for Environmental Ethics.

From the guide to the Steve F. Sapontzis Papers, 1978-2001, (Special Collections Research Center)

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