Neil Feit

Neil Feit is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He has published two books and over 20 articles, most of which appear in leading international journals of philosophy. Feit’s interest in bioethics and related topics dates back to 2002, when he published a widely cited article on the badness of death. More recently, in a series of papers on the metaphysics and moral significance of harm, Feit has done work on several issues concerning the foundations of bioethics and the nature of disease.

Neil Feit.

Neil Feit

Working Groups

  • Health, Harm, and Well-Being
  • End of Life Issues

Selected Publications

“Harming by Failing to Benefit,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (forthcoming, published online September 2017, DOI 10.1007/s10677-017-9838-6).

“Harm and the Concept of Medical Disorder,” Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 38:5 (2017) 367-385.

“Comparative Harm, Creation and Death,” Utilitas 28:2 (2016) 136-163.

“Plural Harm,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90:2 (2015) 361-388.