Dr. Julia Aaron

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1990
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1986
  • B.A. Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1983
  • A.A. Henry Ford Community College, 1981

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • Ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Critical Thinking

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Ethics
  • Truth Telling
  • Forgiveness

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • "Truth-Telling and Trust," American Philosophical Association, December 28, 2013
  • "Would a Virtuous Person Always Forgive?" 39th Conference on  Value Inquiry: Virtue, Vice, and Character, April 12, 2013
  • "Refusing to Forgive and Responsibility," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, September 8, 2012
  • "A Pragmatic Focus on Humans" in Just Ecological Integrity: The Ethics of Maintaining Planetary
  • Life, Peter Miller and Laura Westra, eds. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002).
  • Having and Raising Children: Unconventional Families, Hard Choices, and the Social Good, Uma Narayan & Julia J. Bartkowiak, eds.  (State College: Penn State University Press, 1999).
  • "Fear of God: Religious Education and the Common Good," in Having and Raising Children, Uma Narayan & Julia J. Bartkowiak, eds.  (State College: Penn State University Press, 1999).

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Rush Rhees Fellowship, 1984-87: University of Rochester
  • University Fellowship, 1984-88: University of Rochester

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Philosophical Association
  • American Association of Philosophy Teachers
Last Updated 10/18/18