david-morrow_uab-philosophyDavid Morrow joined the Philosophy Department at UAB in August 2010.

His main research and teaching interests are in moral philosophy and applied ethics. He also teaches courses on game theory and economics in the Philosophy and Political Economy (PPE) program.

Dr. Morrow received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. He also holds an M.A. in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago. From 2005 through 2009, he taught part-time at Hunter College in New York City.


Morrow, David R. (forthcoming) "Why geoengineering is a global public good, even if it is bad." Climatic Change.

Mizrahi, M. & D. R. Morrow. (forthcoming) "Does conceivability entail metaphysical possibility?" Ratio.

Morrow, D. R. (forthcoming) "When technologies make good people do
bad things: Another argument against the value-neutrality of technologies."
Science and Engineering Ethics.

Morrow, D. R. (forthcoming) "Starting a flood to stop a fire? Some moral constraints on solar radiation management." Ethics, Policy & Environment.

Morrow, D. R., R. E. Kopp & M. Oppenheimer. (2013) "Political legitimacy in decisions about experiments in solar radiation management." In Climate Change Geoengineering: Philosophical Perspectives, Legal Issues, and Governance Frameworks, edited by William C. G. Burns and Andrew L. Strauss. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Morrow, D. R., R. E. Kopp & M. Oppenheimer. (2013) "Research ethics and geoengineering." In Geogneineering Our Climate? Working Paper Series, edited by Jason Blackstock, Clark Miller, Steve Rayner, Jack Stillgoe, et al.

Morrow, D. R. & A. Weston. (2011) A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Co.

Morrow, D. R. & C. A. Sula. (2011) "Naturalized metaphilosophy." Synthese 182, no. 2: 297–31.

Morrow, D. R., R. E. Kopp & M. Oppenheimer. (2009) "Toward ethical norms and institutions for climate engineering research." Environmental Research Letters 4, no. 4: 045106.

Morrow, D. (2009) "Moral psychology and the 'Mencian creature'." Philosophical Psychology 22, no. 3.

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