Philosophy Department

Richard Dees

Quick Facts

Title: Associate ProfessorAssociate Professor in PhilosophyAssociate Professor of NeurobiologyAssociate Professor of PediatricsAssociate Professor of Medical Humanities

Education: PhD, University of Michigan


Curriculum vitae

Contact Info

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

Phone: (585) 275-8110

Office Hours: Thursday 11:00a-1:00p

People—Richard Dees

Research Interests

Medical Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL/BIO  107  The Science and Ethics of Stem Cells
  • PHL 221  Philosophical Foundations of the American Revolution
  • PHL 225  Ethical Decisions in Medicine
  • PHL 228  Public Health Ethics
  • PH 300  Seminar for Bioethics Majors

Selected Publications


  • Trust and Toleration, (Routledge, 2004)

Selected Articles