Glenn C. Graber  

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0480


The University of Michigan, Department of Philosophy

  • 1965-1966 Taught recitation sections of Introduction to Philosophy under Bernard Berofsky and William K. Frankena

  • 1966-1967 Helped to grade graduate-level courses taught by Donald J. Munro (Chinese Philosophy) and Charles L. Stevenson (Ethical Analysis)

  • 1966-1967 Pre-Doctoral Instructor

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Department of Philosophy

  • 1968-1972 Instructor
  • 1972-1976 Assistant Professor
  • 1976-1982 Associate Professor
  • 1982-present Professor

The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville (UTMCK)

  • 1978-1989 Clinical Associate in Medical Ethics
  • 1989-present Professor of Medicine
    This is a one-quarter time position through the academic year and one-half time through the summer months, arranged through a contract between the Department of Philosophy and UTMCK.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • 1986-1989 Director, University Studies.
    This was a one-half time position, with responsibility for developing and coordinating a wide variety of interdisciplinary courses and faculty development activities.
  • 2000-present Chairperson, Institutional Review Board


  1. Jenny Heyl, "Catholic Health Care in the Public Square: Resolving Moral Conflict with Integrity" (2004)
  2. Joe Stackhouse, "The Appropriate Clinical Response to Patient Suffering" (2002)
  3. Barbara Russell, "John Dewey's Concept of the Good: A Macro- and Meso-application to the U.S. Health Care System" (2002)
  4. Timothy Elledge, "Justice and Boundaries in Ancient Stories: Guidance for Modern Bioethics" (2002)
  5. Keith Bauer, "Ethical Implications of Telemedicine and the Internet for Home Health Care" (2002)
  6. Toby Fey Schonfeld, "Technology and Tradition: Augmenting Jewish Bioethics in the Genetic Age" (2001)
  7. David Perlman, Transformative Ethics Consultation: A Supplement to Ethics Facilitation for Emotionally Charged Health Care Value Conflicts (2000)
  8. Carolyn Szetela, Organisms and Identities: The Essentiality of Genetic Constitution at Origin (1998)
  9. Bradford R. Smith, Reestablishing Connections Between Bioethics and Christianity: Narratives and Virtues in Caring for a Christian Patient (1998)
  10. Pamela Grace, A Philosophical Analysis of the Concept of Advocacy: Implications for Professional-Patient Relationships (1998)
  11. Rebecca Bennett, D.V.M., Albert Schweitzer's Ethic of Reverence for Life: Analysis, Defense, and Applications to the Veterinary Profession (1998)
  12. C. Ben Mitchell, Patenting Life: An Examination of Some Ethical Implications of Biopatents (1997)
  13. Michael Manolakis, AConflict of Interest in the Pharmacy Benefits Management Industry (1997)
  14. Jeffrey Bulger, "Informed Consent and Rawls's 'Political' Theory of Justice" (1994).
  15. Benjamin Franklin Orr, "A Comparative Study in Normative Ethics: Perceptual Differences of Educators, Physicians, and Ethicists Concerning Life and Death Issues" (1992).
  16. Sheila Ruth Hollander, "Values and Disvalues Underlying Mandatory Screening" (1991)
  17. Michael Booker, "Justice and the Macroallocation of Human Donor Organs" (1990)
  18. Scott Eugene Daniels, "Justifying Human Gene Therapy: An Assessment of Some of the Central Ethical Considerations Underlying the Application of Genetic Knowledge to Human Subjects From the Perspective of the Traditional Conscience" (1989).
  19. Gershon Grunfeld, "Infanticide and Society" (1989).
  20. Michele Carter, "Ethical Analysis of Trust in Therapeutic Relationships" (1989).
  21. Michael M. Burgess, "A Theoretical Framework for a Combined Social-Ethical Analysis" (1986).
  22. David Lipe, "Religious versus Secular Ethics" (1986).
  23. Christopher Meyers, "Paternalism, Autonomy, and Responsibility: An Analysis of Autonomy in Applied Settings" (1986).
  24. Kathleen M. Dixon, "Paternalism, Autonomy, and Responsibility in the Medical Setting" (1985).
  25. Kristine Whitnable, "The Responsibilities of Personhood in the Medical Setting" (1985).
  26. Margaret I. Lovell, "John Rawls, Social Justice, and Health Care Delivery Systems" (1985).
  27. Mark A. Yarborough, "Society, Individuals, and Non-Therapeutic Human Research" (1984).
  28. Frank H. Marsh, Jr., "An Examination of the Rights of Children in Treatment for Catastrophic and Mental Illness" (1978)


  1. Mandy Foster, "Mandated Outpatient Therapy" (2001)
  2. Mary L. Caldwell, "Christian Feminist Bioethics: The Theology of Rosemary Reuther in Bioethical Conversation" (2001)
  3. Tatjana Hugle, "An Ethical Assessment of Preimplantation Diagnosis Compared with Conventional Prenatal Diagnosis" (1999)
  4. Michael Booker, "Macroallocation of Health Care as Distributive Justice" (1987).
  5. Karen Geraghty, "The Case for Ethics Courses in the Medical School Curriculum" (1986).
  6. Elise Duval, "Medical Ethics Consultation: A Casuistical Approach" (1985).
  7. Michael Burgess, "Informed Consent in Therapeutic Contexts" (1982).
  8. Kathleen Merek Dixon, "Paternalism as an Organizational Institution in Medicine" (1981).
  9. James J. Bryant, "The `Veil of Ignorance' and `General Knowledge' of Human Nature in John Rawls' A Theory of Justice" (1981).
  10. Mark A. Yarborough, "Experimental Drug Treatment and Potentially Fatally Ill Children" (1980).
  11. Margaret I. Lovell, "Roberto Mangabeira Unger: Drawing Some Implications from a Social Theory with a Special Emphasis on Issues in Medical Ethics" (1980).
  12. Robert L. Palmer, "The Faith-Reason Controversy" (1979).
  13. Ray Edward Moseley, "Paternalism and Paternalistic Justifications" (1978).
  14. Daniel Edward Bosserman, "The Ethics of Truth-Telling and Its Role in the Doctor-Patient Relationship" (1978).
  15. Richard Dubsky, "A Critical Study of Ethical Intuitionism" (1977).
  16. Frank H. Marsh, Jr., "The `Living Will' as an Embodiment of the Legal and Moral Right of a Person to Control and Freely Determine his Own Death" (1977).
  17. Wallace Cole Campbell, "Transcending Human Existence: Camus and Marcel" (1974).
  18. Virginia Jean Osborn, "A Critical Examination of the Ethical Philosophy of Ayn Rand" (1973).


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