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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

  • History of Aesthetics: Hegel to Neitzsche (Spring 2015)
  • Medieval Philosophy (Fall 2010)
  • Late Medieval/Renaissance Philosophy (Fall 2009)

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)