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Mark Bernstein

Mark Bernstein

Joyce & Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics

PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Curriculum Vitae
Office: BRNG 7105A
Office Phone: (765) 494-4295
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Animal Ethics, Metaphysics


  • Without A Tear: Our Tragic Relationship with Animals.  University of Illinois, 2004.
  • On Moral Considerability: An Essay On Who Morally Matters.  Oxford University Press, 1998).
  • Fatalism.  University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Rollbacks, Endorsements, and Indeterminism," co-authored with Michael Almeida, Oxford Handbook of Free Will (second ed., 2011)
  • “Responding Ethically to Animal Abuse.” The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, ed. Andrew Linzey.  Sussex Academic Press: UK, 2009.
  • “Friendship without Favoritism,” The Journal of Value Inquiry, 41 (2007).
  • “On the Dogma of Hierarchical Value,” American Philosophical Quarterly 43 (2006).
  • “Can We Ever be Really, Truly, Ultimately, Free?” In Midwest Studies in Philosophy.  Blackwell, 2005.
  • “Neo-Speciesism,” Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (2004).
  • “Lucky Libertarianism” (with Mike Almeida), Philosophical Studies 113 (2003).
  • “Opportunistic Carnivorism” (with Mike Almeida), Journal of Applied Philosophy 17 (2000).

Work in Progress

  • Human-Animal Relations (provisional title) under contract with Palgrave Macmillan