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Christopher Morgan-Knapp

Chair and Associate Professor

Philosophy

Education

  • BA, Notre Dame
  • PhD, Rutgers University

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Applied Ethics

Awards

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009-2010

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Publications

Articles:

  • "Comparative Pride," Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming.
  • "The Environmental Case Against Employmentism," Ethics, Policy and Environment, forthcoming.
  • "Nonconsequentialist Precaution," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2015): 785-797.
  • "Consequentialism, Climate Harm, and Individual Obligations," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, forthcoming (with Charles Goodman).
  • "A Thoreauvian Account of Prudential Value," Journal of Value Inquiry, forthcoming.
  • "Economic Envy," Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 31, No. 2 (2014), pp. 81-94.
  • "Tragedies Without Commons," Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2011), pp. 81-94.
  • "Species Inegalitarianism as a Matter of Principle" Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 26, No. 2 (2009), pp. 174-189.
  • "Equality and Proportionality," Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2007), pp. 179-201.
  • "Trading Quality for Quantity," Journal of Philosophical Research, Vol. 32, No.1 (2007), pp. 211-233.
  • "Assessing Grading," Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 3 (2007), pp. 275-294.
  • "When Hard Choices Become Easy," American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 4 (2004), pp. 323-330.
  • "Demoralizing Disgustingness," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 66, No. 2 (2003), pp. 253-278.