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Micah Lott

philosophy department

Micah Lott and elephant

Assistant Professor

PhD, University of Chicago

Stokes N245
21 Campanella Way
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-3870
Fax: 617-552-3874

Curriculum Vitae
Personnal web site

Professional Career

Micah joined the faculty at Boston College in the fall of 2012. Prior to coming to BC, he taught for a year in Bangladesh, at the Asian University for Women.

Fields of Interest

  • Ethics
  • Meta-ethics
  • Political Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy

Current Teaching

  • Kant and Kantians on the Moral Law 
  • PULSE core course

Recent Publications

  • "Have Elephant Seals Refuted Aristotle? Nature, Function, and Moral Goodness", Journal of Moral Philosophy, Volume 9, Number 3, (2012), pp. 353-375(23).
  • “Moral Virtue as Knowledge of Human Form”, Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 38, no. 3 (2012) pp. 407-431.


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