Jordan MacKenzie

Jordan MacKenzie, Assistant Professor

Jordan MacKenzie, Assistant Professor
Jordan MacKenzie, Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
jmackenzie@vt.edu

Jordan MacKenzie is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Tech. Prior to arriving in Blacksburg, she was an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at the NYU Center for Bioethics. She works primarily in normative ethics and bioethics, and is interested in questions relating to the moral value of self-knowledge, the harms caused by self-deception, and the moral dilemmas that often confront us at the end of life.

  • Self-respect
  • Self-knowledge
  • Self-deception
  • The right to know and genetic information
  • End of life ethical issues
  • PhD in Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017
  • MA in Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
  • BAH in Philosophy, Queen’s University, 2011
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Journal Articles

“Knowing Yourself and Being Worth Knowing,” Journal of the American Philosophical Association 4(2): 243-261 (2018)

“Genetic Information, the Principle of Rescue, and Special Obligations,” with S. Matthew Liao, The Hastings Center Report 48(3):18-19 (2018)

“Agent-Regret and the Social Practice of Moral Luck,” Res Philosophica, 1:95-117 (2017)

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