Professor Rosalind Hursthouse

BPhil, DPhil (Oxford), MA (Auckland)

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  • Professor

Research | Current

  • Theoretical and applied ethics
  • Aristotle and Hume

Teaching | Current

PHIL 304 Aristotelian Ethical Theory

PHIL 727 Ethics 2

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Hursthouse, R. (2012). Human Nature and Aristotelian Virtue Ethics. In C. Sandis, M. Cain (Eds.) Human Nature (pp. 169-188). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hursthouse, R. (2012). Excessiveness and Our Natural Development. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Supplementary Volume, 171-196. 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646043.003.0010
  • Hursthouse, R. (2012). Philippa Ruth Foot, 1920-2010. British Academy Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, XI, 179-196. Related URL.
  • Hursthouse, R. (2011). What Does the Aristotelian Phronimos Know?. In L. Jost, J. Wuerth (Eds.) Perfecting Virtue: New Essays on Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics (pp. 38-57). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hursthouse, R. (2011). Virtue Ethics and the Treatment of Animals. In T. Beauchamp, R. G. Frey (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics (pp. 119-143). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hursthouse, R. (2011). Foot's Ethical Naturalism. Paper presented at Naturalisms in Ethics Conference, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. 14 July - 15 July 2011.
  • Hursthouse, R. (2010). Doctor-assisted suicide: a commentary on Lesser. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 16 (2), 335-336. 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01395.x
  • Hursthouse, R. (2010). Virtuous action. In O'Connor T, C. Sandis (Eds.) A companion to the philosophy of action (pp. 317-323). Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell.

Contact details

Primary location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 3, Room 323
New Zealand