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Franklin Worrell

Ph.D. Student
Newcomb 107


M.A. Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 2007
B.A. Creative Writing, Louisiana State University, 2005
B.A. Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 2005


Academic Interests:

  • Moral Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Neuroscience
  • Philosophy of Psychiatry
  • Philosophy of Mind



  • Disease, Sex, and the Duty to Disclose (or Lack Thereof). North Texas Philosophical Association, April 2014 and LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, March 2014.
  • The Harm of the Paraphilic Disorders: A Conceptual Puzzle in DSM-5. Alabama Philosophical Society, October 2013