Lisa Bellantoni, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D., M.A., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
B.A., Philosophy, Allegheny College
AREAS OF INTEREST:
Ethics and Social Philosophy: applied ethics (especially Bioethics); ethics and technology; theories of justice; moral progress and obligations to future persons; moral agency, autonomy, and psychology.
Critical Thinking, Theories of Justice, Introduction to Ethics, Business &
Professional Ethics. Bioethics, Virtue Ethics (Senior Seminar), Time, Love
& Memory (Honors Seminar); Ancient & Medieval Philosophy, Truth and
Beauty, Humanity 2.0 (Honors Seminar); Contemporary Moral Problems;
21st Century Ethics (Honors Seminar); Philosophy & Popular Culture
RECENT PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS:
Moral Progress: A Process Critique of MacIntyre, State University of
New York Press, 2000.
"Whitehead on Pluralism and Practical Faith," Whitehead's Philosophy:
Points of Connection, Donald W. Sherburne and J.A. Polanowski, ed.s,
State University of New York Press, 2004.
"Whitehead, Alfred North." "Being." Entries, Encyclopedia of American
Philosophy, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, forthcoming, 2007.
"Are we Good Enough? The Paradox of Genetic Enhancement," Proceedings
of the American Philosophical Association's Conference on Ethics and the Life
Sciences, Philosophy Documentation Center, pp. 267-73, 2006.
Review: And a Time to Die: How American Hospitals Shape End of the Life,
by Sharon Kaufman, Schribner, 2005, in Metapsychology Reviews on-line, 2006.
Review: Freedom vs. Intervention: Six Tough Cases, by Daniel E. Lee, Rowan &
Littlefield, 2005, in Metapsychology Reviews on-line, 2006.
"What Good is a Pragmatic Bioethic?" Journal of Medicine and Philosophy,
2003 (vol. 28, Nos. 5-6) pp. 615-33.
"What are Persons Made Of?" Proceedings of the America Catholic Philosophical Association. 2002, vol. 76, pp.265-75.