Benjamin Rossi

Ben Rossi

Visiting Assistant Professor

Hall Auditorium Room 221
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056
513-529-4744
rossibc@MiamiOH.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
  • M.A. University of Notre Dame
  • B.A. University of Chicago

Teaching Interests

  • Ethics
  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Free Will
  • Moral Responsibility
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Aesthetics

Courses Taught

Miami University
PHL 131 | Introduction to Ethics
PHL 311 | Ethical Theory
PHL 375 | Medical Ethics

University of Texas at El Paso
From Faith to Reason: Medieval and Renaissance Thought

University of Notre Dame
Introduction to Philosophy

Holy Cross College
Introductory Philosophy

Research Interests

  • Metaethics
  • Ethics
  • Aesthetics
  • Political Philosophy

Selected Publications

  • (2018) “The Commitment Account of Hypocrisy.”Ethical Theory and Moral Practice21: 1-15

  • (2018) “Differential Derivative Responsibility: A Reply to Peels.”Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy37/2: 139-151

  • (2017) “Squaring the Epicurean Circle: Friendship and Happiness in the Garden.” Ancient Philosophy 37: 153‑168

  • (2015). “Mental Self-Management and Attempted Negligence: Trying and Succeeding.” Law and Philosophy 34: 551-579