Associate Professor of Moral Theology
Daniel Daly, Associate Professor of Moral Theology, earned his Ph.D. in Theological Ethics at Boston College in 2008. Before joining the STM he was Associate Professor of Theology at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. He served as the Theology department chair for five of his thirteen years at Saint Anselm.
Daniel is an experienced clinical medical ethicist, having served on the ethics committees of the Catholic Medical Center and the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH. He is also a member of the Catholic Health Association’s Theologian/Ethicist committee. Daniel is an active member of the Catholic Theological Society of America, The Society of Christian Ethics, and the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church initiative.
He is currently finishing a manuscript entitled The Structures of Virtue and Vice.
Seminar: End of Life Ethics
Health Care Ethics
“How Many Heart Valves Is One Person Owed? The Ethics of Multiple Value Transplants for Patients with IVDU-Induced Endocarditis,” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 40, no. 1 (forthcoming, Spring, 2021).
“Virtue Ethics,” in T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Ethics, ed. Tobias Winright (forthcoming).
“Social Structures and Public Health Ethics,” Ethical Challenges in Global Public Health: Climate Change, Pollution, and the Health of the Poor, ed. Philip J. Landrigan and Andrea Vicini (Wipf and Stock, forthcoming, 2020).
“Critical Realism, Virtue Ethics, and Moral Agency” in Moral Agency within Social Structures and Culture, ed. Daniel Finn (Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, forthcoming, May, 2020)
“Guidelines for Rationing Treatment during the COVID-19 Crisis: A Catholic Approach,” Health Progress (April 14, 2020).https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/pandemic-coverage/guidelines-for-rationing-treatment-during-the-covid-19-crisis-a-catholic-approach
“Who Counts as a Person?” in Incarnate Grace: Catholic Perspectives on Health Care, edited by Charlie Bouchard. Saint Louis: Catholic Health Association Press, 2017: 93-108, 2017.
“Confronting the ‘Normative Abyss’: The Challenges and Resources in Catholic Ethics for the Global Age,” in Decentering Discussions on Religion and State” Emerging Narratives, Challenging Perspectives, edited by Sargon Donabed and Autumn Grant. New York: Lexington Books, 2015: 157-177.
“Obama and the Common Good” in The American Election 2012: Contexts and Consequences, edited by R. Ward Holder and Peter Josephson. New York: Palgrave, 2014: 279-90.
“The Ethics of Exit,” America, June 9-16, 2014, pp. 21-26.
“Unreasonable Means: Proposing a New Category for Catholic End of Life Ethics,” Christian Bioethics 19 (2013): 40-59.
“From Nature to Second Nature: The Relationship of the Natural Law and Acquired Virtues in the Summa theologiae,” Angelicum 88 (2011): 693-715.
“Structures of Virtue and Vice,” New Blackfriars 92 (2011): 341-57.