Elizabeth Foreman


Department of Philosophy                                                                                                                                             Phone: 314-977-7264

Saint Louis University                                                                                                                                                     Fax: 314-977-3696

3800 Lindell Boulevard, Adorjan Hall 130                                                                                                                      Email: eforema1@slu.edu

St. Louis, MO 63108                                                                                                                                                       



EDUCATION

            Ph.D., Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2008

               Dissertation: Focusing Respect on Creatures


M.A., Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Thesis: Kant’s Pets: Kantian Ethics and the Humane Treatment of

            Nonhuman Animals


B.A., Philosophy and Religion (Double Major), With Honors in Philosophy and

            Highest Distinction, University of Iowa, 2001 (Phi Beta Kappa, 2000)

 


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

            Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University, 2008-

 


AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Ethics



AREAS OF COMPETENCE

           

Bioethics, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Law

 


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

 

UNC Future Faculty Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2005

 

     James Rachels Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, September

             2004-May 2005

 

Henry Horace Williams Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, September 2001-May 2002

 


PUBLICATIONS


            "An Agent-Centered Account of Rightness: The Importance of a Good Attitude", Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, forthcoming.


            "Good Eats", Between the Species, forthcoming.


             "Brain-Damaged Babies and Brain-Damaged Kittens: A Reexamination of the Argument from Marginal Cases", Journal of Animal Ethics 4 (1): 58-73.                                



PUBLICATIONS UNDER REVIEW

    

“Focusing Respect on Creatures”

 

“The Objects of Respect”


“Problems With Identifying Two Kinds of Respect”


Focusing Respect on Creatures (book proposal under review)


 

REVIEWS

           

Review of Jens Timmermann (ed.), Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide.  Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2010.

 


WORKS IN PROGRESS

           

            “Forgiving and Forgetting”


            The Importance of a Good Attitude


 

PRESENTATIONS

     

Comments on Joseph Spino’s “Character and Cross-Situational Consistency”. Delivered at the Illinois Philosophical Association Meeting, November 2013.

 

“The Importance of a Good Attitude”.  Delivered at the Northwest Philosophy Conference, Pacific University, October 2013.


Comments on Mylan Engel’s “A Conditional Proof of Animal Rights”.  Delivered at the Illinois Philosophical Association Meeting, November 2012.


“What’s Wrong With Speciesism?” Invited Talk, Purdue University, September 2012.


Comments on John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur’s “Welfare as Happiness”.  Delivered at the Happiness, Law, and Philosophy Conference, Saint Louis University, May 2011.


“What’s Wrong With Speciesism?”  Delivered at the Central Meeting of the APA, April 2011.


Comments on Neera Badhwar’s “Autonomy as a Moral Virtue.” Delivered at the RoME Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2010.

 

“Focusing Respect on Creatures.”  Delivered at the UK Kant Society Conference, University of Lancaster, August 2009.

 

Comments on Marcy Latta’s “Kant’s Problem Regarding Others.”  Delivered at the Pacific Meeting of the APA, April 2009.

 

“The Objects of Respect.” Delivered at the Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, March 2008.

 

“The Objects of Respect.” Delivered at the Department of Philosophy, Saint Louis University, February 2008.

 

“The Objects of Respect.” Delivered at the Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, February 2008.

 

“Problems with Identifying Two Kinds of Respect.” Delivered at the University of Iowa Graduate Philosophical Society’s Third Annual Graduate Conference, April 2007.

 


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Saint Louis University:

 

                            Introduction to Philosophy: Self and Reality (Linked with Intro to Law)

                            Ethics (SLU Inquiry)

                            Animal Ethics

                            Philosophy of Law

                            Practical Ethics

                            Topics and Movements in Contemporary Philosophy

                            Seminar in Advanced Ethics: Consequentialism

                            Seminar in Advanced Ethics: Virtue Ethics

                            Senior Inquiry (Senior Capstone Projects)

    Independent Study (Animal Ethics Readings)



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:

 

    Full Responsibility:   Main Problems in Philosophy

    Philosophy of Religion

    Bioethics

    Great Works in Philosophy

    Applied Ethics

    Introduction to Ethics


    Teaching Assistant:  Main Problems in Philosophy

    Introduction to Ethics

    Applied Ethics

 

Governor’s School East (NC Summer Program for Gifted High School Students):

 

    Area II (Philosophy) Instructor, June-July 2002

 


DEPARTMENT AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE

           

Henle Committe, Saint Louis University (2012)


Pre-Law Advisory Committee, Saint Louis University (2009-  )

 

The Parr Center for Ethics, Graduate Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill (2005-2008)

           

Grievance Committee, Philosophy Department, UNC-Chapel Hill (2006-2008)

 


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

            American Philosophical Association