Department of PhilosophyWestern Arts and Humanities

Barry Hoffmaster



Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Biomedical Ethics

BA Dartmouth; MA, PhD Minnesota

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85745
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 4137

2015-2016 Teaching

Selected Publications

Barry Hoffmaster, “The Rationality and Morality of Dying Children,” Hastings Center Report, Vol. 41, No. 6 (2011), pp. 30-42. 

Barry Hoffmaster, "The Rationality of Judging and Judges." Available at:

Barry Hoffmaster, "Understanding Suffering," in Ronald M. Green and Nathan J. Palpant, eds., Suffering and Bioethics, Oxford University Press, 2014 (in press).

Barry Hoffmaster and Cliff Hooker, "Tragic Choices and Moral Compromise: The Ethics of Allocating Kidneys for Transplantation," Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 91, No. 3 (2013), pp. 528-557.

Barry Hoffmaster, "The Humanity of Genetics Practices," Hastings Center Report, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2014), pp. 44-45.