David DeGrazia

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David DeGrazia
Born (1962-07-20) July 20, 1962 (age 58)
NationalityAmerican
EducationBA (University of Chicago)
MStud (University of Oxford)
PhD (Georgetown University)
OccupationProfessor of Philosophy, George Washington University
Notable work
Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status (1996)
WebsiteHomepage
George Washington University

David DeGrazia (born July 20, 1962)[1] is an American moral philosopher specializing in bioethics and animal ethics. He is Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University, where he has taught since 1989, and the author or editor of several books on ethics, including Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status (1996), Human Identity and Bioethics (2005), and Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life (2012). DeGrazia is also a senior research fellow in the Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health.[2]

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Books[edit]

  • Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Human Identity and Bioethics. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • with Thomas Mappes and Jeffrey Brand-Ballard (eds.). Biomedical Ethics. McGraw-Hill, 1996.
  • Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status. Cambridge University Press, 1996.
  • with Thomas Mappes and Jane Zembaty (eds.). Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy. McGraw-Hill, 1981.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ DeGrazia, David (October 1999). "Advance directives, dementia, and 'the someone else problem'". Bioethics. 13 (5): 373–391. doi:10.1111/1467-8519.00166. ISSN 0269-9702. PMID 11658127.
  2. ^ "David DeGrazia". The George Washington University: Department of Philosophy. Retrieved 2020-06-23.

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