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John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Frances M. Kamm is Littauer
Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy. She is the author of
Creation and Abortion; Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and
Whom to Save From It; Morality, Mortality, Vol. 2: Rights, Duties,
and Status; and Intricate Ethics. Kamm also has
published many articles on normative ethical theory and practical
ethics. She has held ACLS, AAUW, NEH, and Guggenheim fellowships
and has been a Fellow of the Program in Ethics and the Professions
at the Kennedy School, the Center for Human Values at Princeton,
and the Center for Advanced Study at Stanford. She is a member of
the editorial boards of Philosophy & Public Affairs, Legal
Theory, Bioethics, and Utilitas and was a consultant on
ethics to the World Health Organization. She is a member of the
steering committee of the University Program in Ethics and
The Responsibilities of Public Action
Law and Philosophy Colloquium
Nonconsequentialist Ethical Theory and Aspects of Consequentialism
Seminar in Bioethics
For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.
Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Kamm, Frances. "Bioethical Prescriptions." Journal of Medical
Ethics 41.6 (June 2015): 493-495.
Kamm, Frances. "Response to Six Critics." Journal of Moral
Philosophy 11.4 (July 2014): 476-517.
- Book Chapters
Kamm, Frances. "'Who Turned the Trolley?' and 'How Was the Trolley
Turned?'." The Tanner Lectures on Human Values. Ed. Mark
Matheson. University of Utah Press, July 2014.
- Magazine and Newspaper Articles
Kamm, Frances. "Taking Just War Seriously in Gaza." Boston
Review. July 2014.
Kamm, Frances. "Summary of Bioethical Prescriptions." Review of
Bioethical Prescriptions, by Frances Kamm. Journal of
Medical Ethics, 41.6, June 2015: 488-489.