Johann Frick

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values
On leave 2016-17
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Johann Frick, B.Phil., Oxford (2008); Ph.D., Harvard (2014), joined the University Center for Human Values and the Department of Philosophy in the spring of 2014. His primary research interests lie in moral philosophy, political philosophy, and bioethics. His current work focuses on population ethics, the concept of interpersonal justification, and the ethics of risk imposition. His articles include “Contractualism and Social Risk” in Philosophy & Public Affairs (2015); “Treatment vs Prevention in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS and the Problem of Identified vs Statistical Lives” in Statistical versus Indentified Lives ed. G. Cohen, N. Daniels, and N. Eyal (Oxford University Press, 2015); and “Uncertainty and Justifiability to Each Person” in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics ed. N. Eyal, S. Hurst, O. Norheim, and D. Wikler (Oxford University Press, 2013).