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November 8, 2012

Obituary: Annette C. Baier

Funeral services were held Nov. 7 in New Zealand for Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy emerita Annette C. Baier, 83, who died Nov. 2, 2012.

Internationally known as a moral philosopher, Hume scholar and feminist, Baier and her late husband, philosopher Kurt Baier, came to Pittsburgh in 1962 when he was named chair of Pitt’s philosophy department. She became a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon before joining Pitt’s philosophy department in 1973. She retired in 1997.

At the time of her death, Baier was active in the philosophy department at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

A more detailed obituary will appear in the Nov. 21 issue of the University Times.

Filed under: Feature, Volume 45 Issue 6

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