Gregory Robson

Assistant Professor [PH RS]

Contact

Dept:Philosophy & Religious Studies
Office:445 Catt Hall
2224 Osborn Dr
Ames IA
50011-4009
Phone:515-294-4750
Links: Website

Bio

I teach and write in the areas of moral, legal, and political philosophy, including PPE (philosophy, politics, and economics). My recent published work is on the ethics of firms, criminal rehabilitation, political traditions, and the social impacts of technology.

Research Areas

Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Technology

Education

PhD University of Arizona, 2019
MA Duke University, 2012
ALM Harvard University, 2008
BS Vanderbilt University, 2004

Selected Publications

“To Profit Maximize, or Not to Profit Maximize?: For Firms, This Is a Valid Question,” Economics and Philosophy 35 (2019), 307-320.

“The Threat of Comprehensive Overstimulation in Modern Societies,” Ethics and Information Technology 19 (2017): 69-80.

“Punishment: A Costly Signal?,” The Journal of Philosophy 114 (2017), 208-219.

“On Lawrence C. Becker’s ‘The Neglect of Virtue,’” Ethics 125 (2015): 1151-1153.

“Kelo v. City of New London: Its Ironic Impact on Takings Authority,” The Urban Lawyer (American Bar Association) 44 (2012): 865-908.