Felicia Nimue Ackerman Professor of Philosophy

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

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research overview

Felicia Nimue Ackerman's essays on bioethics have appeared in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics, Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, The Hastings Center Report, The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics, and elsewhere. Her work on philosophical themes in Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte Darthur has appeared in Arthuriana, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, and elsewhere. She is completing a book, Ethics and Character in Malory's Le Morte Darthur, for Palgrave Macmillan. Her fifteen short stories have appeared in Commentary, Mid-American Review, Playgirl, Prize Stories 1990: The O. Henry Awards, and elsewhere. Her 116 poems have appeared in American Atheist, The Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, Free Inquiry, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Providence Journal, and elsewhere. She also writes a monthly op-ed column for The Providence Journal. Her columns have been reprinted in Chicago Sun-Times, The Detroit News, The Korea Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Seattle Times, and elsewhere. She has been profiled in The NewYorker:  http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/all-the-letters-that-are-fit-to-print and on NPR: http://www.onthemedia.org/story/dear-editor/transcript/

research statement

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funded research

Senior Fulbright Lecturer in Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January-June 1985.
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences/National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 1988-9.