Contact a Humanities Office or Academic unit.
Find your course outlines.

Violetta Igneski, Ph.D. (Toronto)

Associate Professor
Email: igneski@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23462
Office: University Hall 308

Publications include:

  • Collectivity: Ontology, Ethics and Social Justice, (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018), edited with Kendy Hess and Tracy Isaacs.
  • “Individual Duties in Unstructured Collective Contexts”, Collectivity: Ontology, Ethics and Social Justice, 133-151.
  • “The Human Right to Subsistence and the Collective Duty to Aid,” The Journal of Value Inquiry 51, 1 (March 2017): 33-50.
  • “Living a Meaningful and Ethical Life in the Face of Great Need: Responding to Singer’s The Most Good You Can Do,”Journal of Global Ethics:  forthcoming Volume 12:2 (August 2016)
  • “A sufficiently political orthodox conception of human rights,” Journal of Global Ethics Vol. 10, Iss. 2, 2014.
  • “Defending Limits on the Sacrifices We Ought to Make for Others,” Utilitas 20(4) (2008): 424-446.
  • “Equality, Sufficiency and the State”, Dialogue XLVI (2007): 311-334.
  • “Perfect and Imperfect Duties to Aid,” Social Theory and Practice 32(3) (July 2006): 439-466.
  • “Ethical and Legal Issues in the Study of Suicidal Behaviour Among Children and Youth: Recommendations for Best Practices,” co-authored with Tracy Vaillancourt, Ethical Issues in Community-based Research with Children and Youth, eds. Leadbeater et al. (University of Toronto, 2006): 207-218.”Perfect and Imperfect Duties to Aid,” Social Theory and Practice 32(3) (July 2006): 439-466.
  • “Distance, Determinacy and the Duty to Aid: A Reply to Kamm,” Law and Philosophy 20(6) (2001): 606-615.