Philosophy Department

John Gates Bennett

Quick Facts

Title: Senior LecturerSenior Lecturer in Philosophy

Education: PhD, Michigan

Contact Info

524 Lattimore Hall
Department of Philosophy
Box 270078
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0078

Phone: (585) 275-8145

Office Hours: Wednesday, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Thursday, 10:30 - Noon, and by appointment

People—John Gates Bennett

Research Interests

Political Philosophy, Ethics, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Law

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL 223/423  Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHL 226/426  Philosophy of Law

Selected Publications

  • "A Note on Locke's Theory of Tacit Consent,"Philosophical Review, 1979
  • "Ethics and Markets," Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1985
  • "Leading a Rational Life," Theory and Decision, 1986