Philip Reed

Philip Reed, Ph.D., is a Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Canisius College, where he works on ethics, applied ethics, and moral psychology. His primary research interests in bioethics are the doctrine of double effect and end of life issues. He is a member of the Home & Community Based Care, Palliative Care, & Ethics Committee for the Catholic Health System of Buffalo.

Philip Reed.

Philip Reed

Working Groups

  • Clinical Ethics
  • End of Life Issues
  • Philosophical Foundations of Bioethics

Selected Publications

“How Not to Defend the Unborn” with David Hershenov, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, forthcoming.

“Against Recategorizing Physician-Assisted Suicide,” Public Affairs Quarterly, 34:1 (January 2020): 50-71.

“Is ‘Aid-in-Dying’ Suicide?,” Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 40:2 (2019): 123-139.

“Artifacts, Intentions, and Contraceptives: The Problem with Having a Plan B for Plan B,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 38:6 (2013): 657-673.