Allen Buchanan

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For the United States Navy officer, see Allen Buchanan (Medal of Honor).
Allen Edward Buchanan Allen Buchanan
Born 1948
Nationality American
Occupation Philosopher, Ethicist, Bioethicist, Professor

Allen Edward Buchanan is the James B. Duke Professor of philosophy at Duke University. He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975. He taught at the University of Arizona, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the University of Minnesota before joining Duke's faculty in 2002 as professor of public policy and philosophy. He has written six books covering such topics as Marx, applied ethics (especially bio-medical ethics), social justice, and international justice, including the foundations of international law.

Buchanan served as staff philosopher for the President's Commission on Medical Ethics in 1983. From 1996 to 2000 he served on the Advisory Council for the National Human Genome Research Institute. He is a fellow of the Hastings Center, an independent bioethics research institution.

Books Published[edit]

  • Better Than Human. (Oxford University Press, 2011)
  • Beyond Humanity. (Oxford University Press, 2011)
  • Buchanan, Allen (2003) Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law
  • Macedo, Stephen; Buchanan, Allen E. (2003) Secession and Self-Determination (336 pages)
  • Buchanan, Allen; Margaret Moore (2003) States, Nations, and Borders: The Ethics of Making Boundaries (376 pages)
  • Buchanan, Allen; Brock, Dan W.; Daniels, Norman; Wikler, Daniel (2000) From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-66977-4.
  • Buchanan, Allen (1999) The Quebec Secession Issue: Democracy, Minority Rights, and the Rule of Law, Privy Council Office, Canada.
  • Spece, Roy G.; Shimm, David S.; Buchanan, Allen E. (1996) Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Practice and Research (472 pages)
  • Buchanan, Allen (1995) Democratization, Secession and the Rule of International Law
  • Buchanan, Allen (1991) Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec
  • Buchanan, Allen (1991) Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce from Fort Sumter to Lithuania (174 pages)
  • Buchanan, Allen; Brock, Dan W. (1990) Deciding for Others: The Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making (440 pages)
  • Buchanan, Allen; Brock, Dan W. (1989) Deciding For Others: The Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making
  • Buchanan, Allen (1985) Ethics, Efficiency, and the Market
  • Buchanan, Allen (1982) Marx and Justice: The Radical Critique of Liberalism
  • Buchanan, Allen (1979) Deriving Welfare Rights from Libertarian Rights (16 pages)

Note that Buchanan has co-authored a number of books (and also refereed several journal articles) with Daniel Brock of Harvard Medical School's Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and Harvard University's Program in Ethics and Health.

Articles published

Buchanan, Allen, Keohane, Robert O. "The Preventive Use of Force: A Cosmopolitan Institutional Proposal." Ethics and International Affairs, 18(1), 1-22, 22 p. 2004.

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