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Gerald B. Dworkin

Gerald B. Dworkin

Professor Emeritus

2285 Social Science and Humanities Building
Davis , Ca 95616
Office Phone: (530) 554-4968


  1. Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley. 1966


Dissertation: "The Nature and Justification of Coercion," directed by Thomas Nagel

Areas of Specialization: Moral, political and legal philosophy, medical ethics

Joined the UC Davis Philosophy Faculty: 1996


Recent Publications

“The Limits to Criminalization” in The Oxford Handbook on the Philosophy of the Criminal Law, eds. John Deigh and David Dolinko, (Oxford University Press, 2011)


" Harm and the Volenti Principle," Social Philosophy and  Policy, January, 2012.


Currently Supervising Dissertations


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