Matthew C. Halteman
Professor (Calvin College)
Matthew C. Halteman is professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, and fellow in the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, UK. He teaches and writes on twentieth-century European philosophy (especially hermeneutics and care of the self) and applied ethics (especially animal and food ethics). He is the author of Compassionate Eating as Care of Creation and co-editor of Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments about the Ethics of Eating (with Andrew Chignell and Terence Cuneo). Life pursuits include practicing the disciplines of partnership, parenting, friendship, teaching and learning philosophy as a way of life, advocating for fellow creatures (human and otherwise), Twin Peaks super-fandom, and eating vegan desserts like they are going out of style (even though they are just now coming into style).