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Stephen M. Campbell

Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2012
M.A., Texas A&M University, 2006
B.A., University of Tennessee-Martin, 2002
Office: Adamian Academic Center 117 | 781.891._2869 | scampbell@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Stephen M. Campbell is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bentley University. His current research centers around issues in ethical theory, medical ethics, and philosophy of disability. He has published articles in philosophy and bioethics journals on a range of topics. He also serves as a lecturer for Yale University's Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics and the Well-Being category editor for the international database PhilPapers. Prior to coming to Bentley, Stephen spent time as a postdoctoral fellow at Coe College and University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

Teaching Interests

Ethics, Healthcare Ethics, Business Ethics, Environmental Ethics, History of Philosophy

Research Interests

Ethical Theory, Medical Ethics, Well-being, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Technology

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. A. (2017). The Complicated Relationship of Disability and Well-Being. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 27, 151-84. (link)

Nyholm, S., Campbell, S. M. (2016). When Is Deep Brain Stimulation a Medical Benefit, and What Is Required for Consent? American Journal of Bioethics-Neuroscience, 7 (3), 150-52.

Campbell, S. M., Ulrich, C. M., Grady, C. (2016). Response to Open Peer Commentaries on "A Broader Understanding of Moral Distress". American Journal of Bioethics, 16 (12), W1-W3. (link)

Campbell, S. M., Ulrich, C. M., Grady, C. (2016). A Broader Understanding of Moral Distress. American Journal of Bioethics, 16 (12), 2-9. (link)

Campbell, S. M., Nyholm, S. (2015). Anti-Meaning and Why It Matters. Journal of the American Philosophical Association, 1 (4), 694-711. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2015). When the Shape of a Life Matters. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 18, 565-75. (link)

Campbell, S. M., Wahlert, L. (2015). Is Disability Conservationism Rooted in Status Quo Bias? American Journal of Bioethics, 15 (6), 20-22. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2014). Standards for an Account of Children’s Well-Being. American Journal of Bioethics, 14 (9), 19-20. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2013). An Analysis of Prudential Value. Utilitas, 25 (3), 334-54. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2009). The Surprise Twist in Hume’s Treatise. Hume Studies, 35 (1 & 2), 103-34. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2007). Hare on Possible People. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 24 (4), 408-24.

Book Chapters
Wasserman, D, Campbell, S. M. (2017). A More "Inclusive" Approach to Enhancement and Disability. In Jessica Flanigan, Terry Price (Eds.), The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement (pp. 25-38). London: . Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2016). The Concept of Well-Being. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being. London: . Routledge (link)

Book Reviews
Campbell, S. M, Nyholm, S. (2017). [Review of the book Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World]. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. (link)

Campbell, S. M, Nyholm, S. (2017). [Review of the book The Ethics of Human Enhancement]. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. (link)

Campbell, S. M, Stramondo, J. A. (2016). [Review of the book The Minority Body]. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. (link)

Other(s)
Campbell, S. M, Stramondo, J. A. (2016). Disability and Well-Being: Appreciating the Complications. American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, 16, 35-37. (link)

Campbell, S. M. (2015). Ethics and Ethical Theories: A Brief Introduction. University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine's Bioethics and Professionalism Curriculum

Conference Presentations

Campbell, S. M. (2017). "Disability and the Goods of Life." Presented at the Bentley University's Philosophy Department Lecture.

Campbell, S. M. (2017). "Disability and the Goods of Life." Presented at the Purdue University's Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy, and Science series.

Campbell, S. M. (2016). "The Good Death." Presented at the Syracuse University's 12th Syracuse Philosophy Annual Workshop and Network (SPAWN).

Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. (2016). "The Ethics of Choosing Disability." Presented at the Yale University's Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics.

Campbell, S. M. (2016). "The Ethics of Creating People with Disabilities." Presented at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities.

Campbell, S. M. (2016). "Well-Being." Presented at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities.

Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. (2016). "Disability, Well-Being, and the Complicated Question of Neutrality." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Central Division's Annual Meeting.

Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. (2015). "Disability, Well-Being, and the Complicated Question of Neutrality." Presented at the University of Pennsylvania's University of Pennsylvania Workshop on "Choosing Disability".

Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. (2015). "Disability, Well-Being, and the Complicated Question of Neutrality." Presented at the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH)'s Panel on Choosing Disability.

Campbell, S. M., Stramondo, J. (2015). "Disability, Well-Being, and the Complicated Question of Neutrality." Presented at the University of Kansas's Kansas Well-Being Workshop.

Campbell, S. M. (2015). "The Ethics of Creating People with Disabilities." Presented at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities.

Campbell, S. M. (2015). "Well-Being." Presented at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities.

Campbell, S. M. (2015). "The Good Death." Presented at the Bentley University's Department of Philosophy.

Campbell, S. M. (2014). "Concepts of Well-Being." Presented at the University of Kansas's Kansas Well-Being Workshop.

Campbell, S. M. (2014). "The Good Death." Presented at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Center for Values and Social Policy.

Campbell, S. M. (2014). "Concepts of Well-Being." Presented at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Well-Being Seminar.

Campbell, S. M. (2014). "The Good Death." Presented at the University of California at Davis's Department of Philosophy.

Campbell, S. M. (2014). "The Good Death." Presented at the Coe College's Department of Philosophy and Religion.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "The Goods and Evils of Death." Presented at the Western Michigan University's WMU Medical Humanities Conference.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "The Goods and Evils of Death." Presented at the University of South Carolina's Three Rivers Philosophy Conference on Death.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "When the Shape of a Life Matters." Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division's Annual Meeting.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "The Goods and Evils of Death." Presented at the Southern Methodist University's Workshop on Well-Being and Ill-Being.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "When Death Is Bad for Us." Presented at the Dickinson College's Department of Philosophy.

Campbell, S. M. (2013). "When Death Is Bad for Us." Presented at the Wellesley College's Department of Philosophy.

Campbell, S. M. (2012). "When Death Is Bad for Us." Presented at the Coe College's Faculty-Student Common Hour.

Campbell, S. M. (2012). "How Not to Solve the Prudential Timing Puzzle." Presented at the Drake University's Iowa Philosophical Society.

Campbell, S. M. (2012). "Death and the Appealing Life." Presented at the Hastings Center's Colloquium.

Service

Department Service
Philosophy 101 Film Series Coordinator, 2016 - Present

University Service
Liberal Studies Major Advisor, 2017 - Present
LGBTQ Faculty Ally, 2016 - Present
First-Year Advisor, 2016 - 2017

Professional Service
Lecturer for Yale University's Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics, 2012 - Present
Well-Being Category Editor for PhilPapers, 2012 - Present