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Martin Peterson

Martin Peterson
Director of Graduate Studies
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  • (979) 847-6132
  • YMCA 428B
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Ph.D., Philosophy, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2003


Martin Peterson is the Sue and Harry Bovay Professor of History and Ethics of Professional Engineering. Prior to coming to Texas A&M, he taught at Eindhoven University of Technology, and prior to that he was a Research Fellow at Cambridge University. He is the author of several books including, The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles (OUP 2017),  The Dimensions of Consequentialism (CUP 2013) and An Introduction to Decision Theory (CUP 2009).

Research Interests

  • Ethics of Technology
  • Normative Ethics (Consequentialism)
  • Decision Theory

Spring 2021 Course Schedule

  • Phil 482 Ethics and Engineering
  • Phil 485.200 HNRS Directed Studies
  • Phil 662.600 Seminar in Ethics and Value Theory – M W: 11:30AM-12:45PM YMCA 401
  • Phil 685.600 Directed Studies
  • Phil 691.617 Research


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