Mark Bernstein

  • Joyce & Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics
  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Department Information

Philosophy // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: BRNG 7105A
  • Office Phone: (765) 494-4295
  • Office Fax: (765) 496-1616
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  • Specialization

  • Animal Ethics, Metaphysics

  • Books

    • 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

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