Moral, social, and political philosophy.
Marion Smiley received her Ph. D in 1984 from Princeton University and joined the Brandeis faculty in the Spring of 2002 after having taught at Wellesley, Wesleyan, and the University of Wisconsin/Madison. She is the author of Moral Responsibility and the Boundaries of Community. Accountability and Power From a Pragmatic Point of View and Falling Through Tap Doors. The Philosophy and Politics of Group Identification (forthcoming), as well as numerous articles on free will and determinism, moral agency, collective responsibility, feminist social and political thought, autonomy and paternalism, John Dewey and the philosophy of pragmatism, democratic theory, multiculturalism, and the practice of rights. She is currently at work on two book length projects: Dependence, Autonomy and the Welfare State and Democracy and Paternalism. Professor Smiley is the recipient of several teaching awards, as well as research fellowships from Princeton University, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the American Association of University Women, the Harvard University Ethics Program, and the Swedish Institute for Advanced Study.
Princeton University, Ph.D.
Mt. Holyoke College, B.A.
|PHIL||17a||Introduction to Ethics|
|PHIL||108a||Philosophy and Gender|
|PHIL||111a||What Is Justice?|
|PHIL||112a||Philosophy of the State|
|PHIL||114b||Topics in Ethical Theory|
|PHIL||116a||Topics in Political Philosophy|
|PHIL||118a||War and Morality|
|PHIL||121a||Normative Questions of the Welfare State|
|PHIL||214a||Topics in Normative Philosophy|
|WMGS||205a||Graduate Foundational Course in Women's and Gender Studies|