David B. Hershenov

Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Romanell Center for Clinical Ethics and the Philosophy of Medicine

Contact Information:

136B Park Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-4150

Phone: (716) 645-0150

Email: dh25@buffalo.edu
Personal Website: David B. Hershenov

Portrait of Dr. Hershnov.

Areas of Specialization

Metaphysics, Bioethics, Philosophy of Medicine

Current Research

The Metaphysical Foundations of Bioethics



Philosophy of Biology

Selected Publications

“Why Psychological Accounts of Personal Identity can Accept a Brain Death Criterion and a Biological Definition of Death” - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (Forthcoming) 

“How Not to Defend the Unborn” with Phil Reed - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (Forthcoming) 

“Conscientious Objection or an Internal Morality of Medicine?” Christian Bioethics (Forthcoming) 

“The Fairness of Hell” - Ratio (Forthcoming) 

“Why Transhumanists Can’t Survive the Death of their Bodies”  -  “Ethics, Medicine, and Public Heath (Forthcoming)