Title: Associate Professor, Bioethics and Philosophy
Interests: Abstract ethical theory, political philosophy; ethical and political issues
related to agricultural biotechnology.
Office:Room 1411, Medical Sciences Center
Affiliations: The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Robert Streiffer's C.V.
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Philosophy, 1999
B.A., Reed College, Philosophy, 1993
Robert Streiffer, Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action (Routledge, 2003).
"Genetically Engineered Animals and the Ethics of Food Labeling" section in Paul Weirich, ed., Labeling Genetically Modified Food:The Philosophical and Legal Debate (Oxford University Press, 2008).
Robert Streiffer, "Informed Consent and Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research," Hastings Center Report 38:3 (2008), 40-47.
Robert Streiffer, "Wittgenstein on the General Form of a Proposition," Analysis and Metaphysics 6 (2007), 468-472.
Streiffer, Robert, Alan Rubel, and Julie Fagan, "Wittgenstein on the General Form of a Proposition," The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31 (2006), 417-439.
MHB 558: Ethical Problems Raised by Biomedical Technology (Syllabus)
MHB 559: Philosophical/Ethical Perspectives on Human Well Being/ Environment (Syllabus)
MHB 559: Animal Bioethics (Syllabus)
MHB 565: The Ethics of Modern Biotechnology (Syllabus)
MHB 999: Research Ethics (Syllabus)