Ben Eggleston

Primary office:
3071 Wescoe Hall


I received my undergraduate degree at Washington and Lee University in 1994, a master's degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1995, and my Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002. Since 2002, I have taught at the University of Kansas and have served in various administrative roles including department chair and president of the University Senate.

Teaching Interests

  • Ethics (introductory and advanced)
  • The ethics of scientific research
  • Rational Choice Theory

Research Interests

  • Consequentialist moral theories
  • The utilitarianism of John Stuart Mill
  • The role of moral reasoning in judicial decision-making

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