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Peter Seipel

Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department: Humanities
USC Lancaster
Phone: 803-313-7056
Office: Founders Hall 112
Office Hours: Email to schedule in - person meetings
Resources: Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Fordham University, 2016
M.A., Fordham University, 2011
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2008


Professor Seipel is an Associate Professor of philosophy at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. He received his Ph.D. from Fordham University in 2016 and specializes in ethics.


“Save (a Small Proportion of) the Children,” Erkenntnis (forthcoming).

"Famine, Affluence, and Philosophers' Biases," Philosophical Studies 177 (2020): 2907-2926.

"Moral Relativism," in The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Relativism, ed. Martin Kusch. London and New York: Routledge (2020).

"Why Do We Disagree about Our Obligations to the Poor?" Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 22 (2019): 121-136.