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Christopher Morgan-Knapp

Christopher Morgan-Knapp

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department Chair

Phd Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2001

Office: LT 1208
Phone: 607-777-4163


Ethics, Environmental Ethics

Recent Courses

Normative Ethics
Value Theory
Metaethics and Moral Epistemology

Recent and Representative Publications


"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.

Curriculum vitae

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Last Updated: 1/24/19