Andrew Franklin-Hall



Associate Professor


St. George,

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  • BA, Saint Louis University
  • PhD, Columbia University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Riverside

Andrew Franklin-Hall’s research interests include ethics, philosophy of the emotions, social and political philosophy, bioethics, and philosophy of education.

For more information, visit Andrew Franklin-Hall’s personal websitePhilPapers Profile, or GoogleScholar Profile.

Research Interests:

Bioethics, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy


  • “Binding the Self: The Ethics of Ulysses Contracts” (ms under review, available on request)
  • “Remaining True to Ourselves: Dementia, Value Change, and Enduring Interests” (ms under review, available on request)
  • “Competence for Minors and Medical Decision-Making,” Proceedings of the British Academy, Children’s Consent: Philosophy and Law in Conversation (forthcoming, ms available on request)
  • “Teaching Children to Think: Autonomy as an Aim of Education,” Journal of Applied Philosophy (Online First, December 2021), doi: 10.1111/japp.12563
  • “What Parents May Teach Their Children: A Defense of Perfectionism in Childrearing,” Social Theory and Practice 45, no. 3 (July 2019): 371-96.
  • “Holding on to the Reasons of the Heart: Cognitive Deterioration and the Capacity to Love” (with Agnieszka Jaworska), in Love, Reason, and Morality, edited by Esther Kroeker and Katrien Schaubroeck (London: Routledge, 2016), 20-38.
  • “On Becoming an Adult: Autonomy and the Moral Relevance of Life’s Stages,” Philosophical Quarterly 63 (April 2013): 223-47.
  • “Creation and Authority: The Natural Law Foundations of Locke’s Account of Parental Authority,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 42, nos. 3/4 (September/December 2012): 255-80.


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