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Michael Byron

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Education:

  • University of South Florida, Post-doctoral fellowship 1997 Philosophy
  • University of Notre Dame, Ph.D. 1996 Philosophy
  • University of Notre Dame, M.A. 1993 Philosophy
  • Yale University, M.A.R. 1990 Ethics
  • Princeton University, A.B. 1986 Religion
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Satisficing and Maximizing, Editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  2. Research Ethics: Text and Readings, Deborah Barnbaum co-author, Prentice Hall, 2001.
   

Articles

  1. Review of Thomas Hurka, Drawing Morals: Essays on Ethical Theory (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), Journal of Moral Philosophy 11 (2014): 1–4.
  2. Review of Robert Goodin, On Settling (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012), Ethics 123 (2013): 560–563.
  3. "Evidentiary Fallacies and Empirical Data," American Philosophical Quarterly 49 (2012), 175–182.
  4. "Floridi's Fourth Revolution and the Demise of Ethics," Knowledge, Technology & Policy 23 (2010), 135–147.
  5. "Simon's revenge: or, incommensurability and satisficing," Analysis 65 (2005), 269–273.
  6. "Consequentialist friendship and quasi-instrumental goods," Utilitas 14 (2002), 249–257.
  7. "Satisficing and optimality," Ethics 109 (1998), 67–93.
Michael Byron
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mbyron@kent.edu
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