Romanell Center Spring 2021 Speaker Series


Jeff McMahan (Oxford)

Prenatal Injury, Abortion, and the Non-Identity Problem

June 11, 2021, Friday, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, join us online as Jeff McMahan  (Oxford University, White's Professor Moral Philosophy) delivers a talk on his paper,  “Prenatal Injury, Abortion, and the Non-Identity Problem”. The event is part of the Spring 2021 Speaker Series hosted by the Romanell Center. For further information contact Jonathan Vajda,

Jeff McMahan.

Area of Specialisation: Ethics; Moral Philosophy; Political Philosophy; Practical Ethics.

Research Interests: I have written primarily about a range of issues concerning harming, killing, and saving. These issues include war, self- and other-defense, abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, the metaphysics of personal identity, the metaphysics of death, the evaluation of death, the moral status of animals, causing people to exist, disability, torture, philanthropy, and so on.

Online Event Program:
3pm - Presentation
4pm - Q&A
5pm - Socialization