Dr. Elizabeth Foreman


Political Science and Philosophy
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Political Science and Philosophy
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, 2008, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill


  • PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
  • PHI 315 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI 340 Philosophy of Law
  • PHI 345 Theories of Ethics
  • PHI 313/613 Bioethics

Professional experience

Selected journal articles

  • Foreman, E. (2017). Focusing Respect on Creatures. The Journal of Value Inquiry, 51(3), 593-609.
  • Foreman, E. (2015). The Objects of Respect. Environmental Ethics, 37(1), 57-73 (2015).
  • Foreman, E. (2014). An Agent-Centered Account of Rightness: The Importance of a Good Attitude. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 17(5), 941-954.
  • Foreman, E. (2014). Good Eats. Between the Species, 17(1), 53-73 (2014).
  • Foreman, E. (2014). Brain-Damaged Babies and Brain-Damaged Kittens: A Re-Examination of the Argument from Marginal Cases. Journal of Animal Ethics, 4(1), 58-73.

Selected book chapters

  • Foreman, E. (2014). Doing Without Moral Rights. Animal Rights and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy (pp. 133-147). Rowman and Littlefield International.

Selected book reviews

  • Foreman, E. (2016). Review of Russ Shafer-Landau’s Ethical Theory: An Anthology (2nd Edition). Teaching Philosophy, 39(2): 233-325.
  • Foreman, E. (2016). Review of Patricia Marino’s Moral Reasoning in a Pluralistic World. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
  • Foreman, E. (2010). Review of Jens Timmermann (ed.), Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

Research and professional interests

  • Normative ethics
  • Applied ethics