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Christopher Tollefsen, PhDChristopher Tollefsen, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina

Christopher Tollefsen is Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina; he has twice been a visiting fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University.  He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews on bioethics and natural law ethics.  He is the author, co-author, or editor of five recent books, including Biomedical Research and Beyond: Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry, and, with Robert P. George, Embryo: A Defense of Human Life.  His book Lying and Christian Ethics will appear with Cambridge University Press in April of 2014.

Areas of Specialization

natural law ethics, bioethics, philosophy of action

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Books by Christopher Tollefsen

  • Biomedical Research and Beyond: Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry (Routledge Annals of Bioethics) Biomedical Research and Beyond: Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry (Routledge Annals of Bioethics)

    Routledge, 2010
    ISBN #0415887852

  • John Paul II’s Contribution to Catholic Bioethics (Philosophy and Medicine/Catholic Studies in Bioethics) John Paul II’s Contribution to Catholic Bioethics (Philosophy and Medicine/Catholic Studies in Bioethics)

    Springer; 2005
    ISBN #1402031297

  • Lying and Christian Ethics (New Studies in Christian Ethics) Lying and Christian Ethics (New Studies in Christian Ethics)

    Cambridge University Press, 2014
    ISBN #1107061091

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