Paul Hurley

Paul Hurley, Ph.D.

Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1988; Dissertation: "The Practical Given" (advisor, Kurt Baier; 2nd reader, David Gauthier); M.A. in Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1986; B.A. in Philosophy with honors, University of Notre Dame, 1982


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On leave, 2016-2017 academic year.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise

Absolutism V. Relativism, Ethics and Moral Issues, Human Rights, Political Philosophy, Property Rights

Selected Research and Publications

  • Book: BEYOND CONSEQUENTIALISM, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, hbk 2009, pbk 2011).

  • Selected Recent Journal Articles:"Two Senses of Moral Verdict and Moral Overridingness," Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol. 6 (2016).

    "Whose Problem is Non-Identity?" with Rivka Weinberg, The Journal of Moral Philosophy (2014).

  • "Consequentializing and Deontologizing: Clogging the Consequentialist Vacuum," Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 123-53.

  • "Desire, Judgment, and Reason: Exploring the Path Not Taken," The Journal of Ethics, Volume 11, Number 4 December (2007), pp. 437-463.

  • "Does Consequentialism Make Too Many Demands, or None at All?", Ethics, Volume 116, Number 4, July (2006), pp. 680-706.

  • "Fairness and Beneficence," Ethics, Volume 113, No. 4, July (2003), pp. 841-864.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Visiting Research Fellowship, Murphy Institute Center for Ethics, Tulane University, 2016-2017

    Glenn R. Huntoon Teaching Award, CMC, 2016

    David Huntoon Senior Teaching Award, CMC, 2015

    Roy P. Crocker Award for Merit, CMC, 2011

  • Three-time recipient, Wig Distinguished Teaching Award, Pomona College 2005, 1999, 1992

  • Apple for the Teacher Award, University of Pittsburgh 1987

  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Notre Dame 1982