Brian Coffey

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Lecturer III

History and Philosophy

701K Pray-Harrold


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  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis
  • MA, University of Florida
  • BA, University of California, San Diego

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Brian Coffey's primary research interests are in value theory and in working on meta-ethical and normative questions about the nature of goodness. Additionally, he is working on some projects in moral theory and applied ethics.

His teaching interests include a wide variety of applied ethics courses (e.g. medical ethics, business ethics, etc), as well as social and political philosophy, philosophy of law and logic.


  • PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 223 Medical Ethics