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Justin Horn

Justin Horn, Collegiate Assistant Professor

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Justin Horn, Collegiate Assistant Professor

Department of  Philosophy
229 Major Williams Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Justin Horn is a collegiate assistant professor of philosophy at Virginia Tech. His research is primarily in metaethics, and he is especially interested in issues surrounding moral disagreement, evolutionary debunking arguments, and moral semantics.

  • Metaethics
  • Ethical Theory
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BA, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ethics Bowl
  • “Does Moral Disagreement Pose a Semantic Challenge to Moral Realism?” Philosophia (2020) 48 (3):1059-1073.
  • “On Moral Objections to Moral Realism,” Journal of Value Inquiry, (2020) 54(2):345-354.
  • “Moral Realism, Fundamental Moral Disagreement, and Moral Reliability,” Journal of Value Inquiry, (2017) 51:363–381.
  •  “Evolution and the Epistemological Challenge to Moral Realism,” in Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Ethics, ed. Michael Ruse and Robert Richards. 2017: 114-128.  Cambridge University Press.

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