Jake Monaghan

Jake Monaghan is a Ph.D. candidate at the University at Buffalo. He works on topics in bioethics and political philosophy. His dissertation is on consent in medicine and politics. He has published on moral status in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and Environmental Values, on the ethics of law enforcement in the Journal of Political Philosophy, and on epistemic closure (with James Beebe) in Oxford Studies in Experimental Epistemology. During the 2017-2018 academic year he will be a Humane Studies Fellow.


Working Groups

  • Autonomy, Addiction, and Accountability
  • Clinical Ethics
  • Health, Harm, and Well-Being
  • Philosophical Foundations of Bioethics

Selected Work

“Biological Ties and Biological Accounts of Moral Status," The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (forthcoming).