Richman, Kenneth A. 1966–

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Richman, Kenneth A. 1966–

(Ken Richman)


Born September 25, 1966, in Rochester, NY. Education: Attended Wadham College, Oxford, 1986-87; Haverford College, B.A., 1988; Rutgers University, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1997. Religion: Jewish.


Office—School of Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 179 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115. E-mail—[email protected]


Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ, assistant examiner and content specialist, 1996-97; Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, assistant professor of philosophy, 1997-2001; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, lecturer, 2000-04; Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, associate professor of philosophy and health care ethics, 2004—, chair of institutional review board, 2006—. University of Pennsylvania, visiting scholar at Center for Bioethics, 2001-02; Boston University, visiting faculty member, 2007; guest speaker at other institutions, including Harvard University, Connecticut College, Lafayette College, Villanova University, University of Delaware, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Michigan University; conference participant; public speaker; guest on media programs. Interactivity Foundation, Parkersburg, WV, fellow, 2001-03; Kiehl's Since 1851, Inc., member of scientific advisory panel, 2005—; consultant to L'Oréal USA.


American Philosophical Association, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Hume Society.


Grants from Office of Research Integrity and National Institute of Nursing Research.


(Editor, with Susan Schneider, Aaron Meskin, and others) Current Moral and Social Issues, Kendall-Hunt Publishing (Dubuque, IA), 1996, revised edition, 1998.

(Editor, with Rupert Read, and contributor) The New Hume Debate, Routledge (London, England), 2000, revised edition, 2007.

Ethics and the Metaphysics of Medicine: Reflections on Health and Beneficence, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2004.

Contributor to books, including The Ethics of Archaeology: Philosophical Perspectives on Archaeological Practice, edited by Geoffrey F. Scarre and Christopher Scarre, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2006. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, Advances in Mind Body Medicine, Ethics and Education, and History of Philosophy Quarterly.



Kenneth A. Richman Home Page, (September 28, 2007).

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