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Philosophy Faculty

Faculty in the Department of Philosophy either teaching or doing sustainability-related research.

Randall Curren

Curren, Randall

  • Professor of Philosophy
  • Chair of the Department

Interests: Ethics; Moral Psychology; Philosophy of Education; Ancient Philosophy

Richard Dees

Dees, Richard

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy
    Associate Professor of Bioethics
  • Director, Program in Bioethics


Interests: Medical Ethics; Public Health Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy; History of Moral and Political Philosophy

William J. FitzPatrick

FitzPatrick, William J.

  • Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy


Interests: Metaethics; Normative Ethics; Bioethics; Philosophy of Biology