Philosophy Department

Robert Holmes

Quick Facts

Title: Professor EmeritusProfessor Emeritus

Education: PhD, Michigan

Contact Info


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

Phone: (585) 275-8146
hlms@mail.rochester.edu

Office Hours:

People—Robert L. Holmes

Research Interests

Ethics, Social Philosophy, Philosophy of War

Selected Publications

  • “Pacifism and Weapons of Mass Destruction,” in S. Sohail and S. Lee (eds.), Ethics and Weapons of Mass Destruction (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
  • “Is there a Slippery Slope from Suicide to Assisted Suicide to Consensual Euthanasia?” in L. Kopelman and K. DeVille (eds.), Physician Assisted Suicide: What are the Issues? (Kluwer 2001)
  • “St. Augustine and the Just War Theory,” in Gareth Matthews (ed.), The Augustinian Tradition (University of California Press, 1999)
  • Basic Moral Philosophy, 3rd ed., Wadsworth Publishing, 2003
  • Nonviolence in Theory and Practice, 2nd ed. (edited with Barry Gan), Waveland Press, 2004