Don Marquis

Professor Emeritus
Primary office:
3079 Wescoe Hall


Major Interests


Medical Ethics

Representative Publications

"Are DCD Donors Dead?" Hastings Center Report 40.3 (May-June 2010): 24-31.

"How to Resolve an Ethical Dilemma Concerning Randomized Clinical Trials." The New England Journal of Medicine 341.9 (26 Aug. 1999): 691-696.

"Why Abortion is Immoral." The Journal of Philosophy LXXXVI.4 (Apr. 1989): 183-202.

Teaching Interests

  • Ethics
  • Medical ethics

Follow us online:
Philosophy on Facebook
Philosophy on Twitter
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times