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  • Christopher Boorse, Professor Emeritus

    Professor Emeritus
    University of Delaware
    24 Kent Way, Room 202
    Newark, DE 19716


    Research Areas

    ​Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Biology, Ethics

    Current Work

    Disease and risk, coercion, exploitation

    Sample of Publications

    “Wright on Functions,” Philosophical Review (1976)

    “Health as a Theoretical Concept,” Philosophy of Science (1977)

    “Ducking Harm,” Journal of Philosophy (1988)



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  • Department of Philosophy
  • 24 Kent Way
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2359