Distinguished Professor

Philosophy, Humanities, College of


Battin is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, and holds an M.F.A. in fiction-writing and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California at Irvine. She has published widely, largely on philosophical issues surrounding suicide and euthanasia, including a scholarly edition of John Donne's Biathanatos.


Issues of life and death, assisted suicide; medical, professional, business, environmental ethics; legal philosophy of politics; Bioethics, Germany, Netherlands

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