Alex R. Gillham

Alex Gillham is Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. Bonaventure University, where he co-directs the Center for Law & Society and directs the Philosophy, Law, and Politics curriculum. Gillham works mostly on ethics and ancient philosophy. His work in ethics focuses on the moral permissibility of abortion. Gillham also has growing research interests in social philosophy and the philosophy of law.

Selected Publications

Gillham, Alex R. (Forthcoming). “Four Problems for the Pregnancy Rescue Case.” Journal of Medical Ethics.

Gillham, Alex R. (2023). “Abortion, Impairment, and Well-Being.” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 48(6): 541-550. doi: 10.1093/jmp/jhad031

Gillham, Alex R. (2023). “The Impairment Argument, Ethics of Abortion, and Nature of Impairing to the n + 1 Degree.” Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 26(2): 215-224. doi: 10.1007/s11019-023-10137-z

Gillham, Alex R. (2022). “(How) Are Friends and Friendship Worthwhile to the Advanced Epicurean?” Rhizomata: A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 10(1): 118-145. doi: 10.1515/rhiz-2022-0005

Gillham, Alex R.

Alex R. Gillham

Working Groups

  • Creation and Enhancement
  • Health, Harm, and Well-Being