Thomas Hurka

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Thomas Hurka (born 1952) is a Canadian philosopher who serves as the Jackman Distinguished Chair in Philosophical Studies at the University of Toronto.[1] He has published works on a number of topics, including the topics of goodness,[2] virtue,[3] and ethics.[4] He has also studied the ethics of fighting Global Warming.[5]

He received a PhD from Oxford University.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Thomas Hurka". Philosophy. University of Toronto. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ Rønnow-Rasmussen, Toni (2011), Personal Value, Oxford University Press, p. 96, ISBN 978-0-19-960378-7 
  3. ^ Battaly, Heather (2011), Virtue and Vice, Moral and Epistemic, John Wiley & Sons, p. 75, ISBN 978-1-4443-5193-4 
  4. ^ Govier, Trudy (2009), A Practical Study of Argument, Cengage Learning, p. 354, ISBN 978-0-495-60340-5 
  5. ^ Coward, Harold G. (1993), Ethics & climate change: the greenhouse effect, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, p. 7, ISBN 978-0-88920-233-7 

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