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Douglas Lackey
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Yale University

Research Interests

  • The Ethics of War and Peace
  • Aesthetics
  • Ethics
  • History of Philosophy

Courses Recently Taught

  • Midieval Philosophy (Fall 2010)
  • Late Medieval/Renaissance Philosophy (Fall 2009)
  • Medieval Philosophy (Fall 2008)
  • International Ethics (Fall 2007)
  • Hegel (Spring 2006, Fall 2001)
  • Systematic Metaphysics in the 20th Century (Fall 2004)
  • Ethics, Economics and Business Ethics (Spring 2003)
  • Virtue in Philosophy & Art: Antiquity to Renaissance (Spring 2001)

Representative Publications

"Ethics and Nuclear Deterrence," (in James Rachel's Moral Problems, 1972)

Russell, Bertrand. Essays in Analysis, Douglas Lackey, ed. (Allen and Unwin, 1973)

"Missiles and Morals," (Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1982)

Moral Principles and Nuclear Weapons (Rowman and Littlefield, 1984)

"Taking Risk Seriously," Journal of Philosophy, 1986

The Ethics of War and Peace (Prentice-Hall 1989)

Ethic and Strategic Defense (Wadsworth, 1990)