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Brian Coffey


  • MA, Philosophy
  • University of Florida
  • BA, Philosophy and Spanish Literature
  • University of California, San Diego


Areas of Specialization: Metaethics, Normative Ethics

Areas of Competence: Applied Ethics (Bioethics, Environmental Ethics), Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law

Dissertation: "A Defense of an End Relational Theory of Goodness," supervised by David Copp

Courses Taught

Introduction to Philosophy (University of Florida)

Bioethics (PHI 015)

Ethical and Social Issues in Contemporary Society (PHI 014)

Critical Reasoning (PHI 005)

Courses Assisted

Introduction to Philosophy (PHI 001, and University of Florida)

Contemporary Moral Issues (University of Florida)

Political Philosophy (PHI 118, and University of Florida)

Critical Reasoning (PHI 005)

Philosophy of Law (PHI 119)

Philosophical Foundations of American Democracy (PHI 016)

Metaphysics (PHI 101)