Faculty of Arts - Humanities

Professor Rosalind Hursthouse

BPhil, DPhil (Oxford), MA (Auckland)

Undergraduate Adviser Ethics

Professor Rosalind Hursthouse

Humanities, Philosophy

Email: r.hursthouse@auckland.ac.nz

Extension: 83939 (ph + 64 9 373 7599)

Arts 2
18 Symonds St
Level 3
Room 323

Research interests

Theoretical and applied ethics, Aristotle and Hume.


Recent publications

“Virtue Ethics and the Treatment of Animals”, in Tom L. Beauchamp and R. G. Frey (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, 119-143.

“What Does the Aristotelian Phronimos Know?” in Lawrence Jost and Julian Wuerth (eds.), Perfecting Virtue: New Essays on Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 38-57.

“Virtuous Action” in Tim O’Connor and Constantine Sandis (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to the Philosophy of Action, 2010, 317-323.

“Doctor-assisted suicide: a commentary on Lesser”, The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2010.

“Hume on Justice” in Hume on Motivation and Virtue, ed. Charles Pigden, Palgrave MacMillan, 2009 pp.264- 276.

"Discussing Dilemmas", Christian Bioethics, 2008, 14(2):141-150

"Two Ways of Doing the Right Thing", Virtue Jurisprudence, eds. Lawrence Solum and Colin Farrelly, 2008, Palgrave-MacMillan, 236-255.

"The Good and Bad Family", in Contemporary Debates in Social Philosophy.  Laurence Thomas (ed.), Blackwell, 2008, pp 57-68.

"Aristotle for Women Who Love Too Much", Ethics, 2007, pp 327-334.

"Aristotle Old and New", Blackwell Companion to Classical Receptions, eds. Lorna Hardwick and Chris Stray, 2007, Blackwell, 428-439.

"Human Dignity and Charity", Perspectices on Human Dignity: A Conversation, eds. Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickless, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, 59- 72.

"Virtue Theory", Ethics in Practice, 3rd edition, ed. Hugh LaFollette, Oxford, Blackwell, 2007, 45-55.

Professor Rosalind Hursthouse's Recent Publications

Current teaching

Course Title Availability in 2014
PHIL 304 Aristotelian Ethical Theory Semester 1
PHIL 727 Ethics 2 Semester 2

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