Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Preston Huw Richards Greene

Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

Asst Prof Preston Huw Richards Greene

Preston's research focuses on rational decision making, the value of life, and existential risk.

He regularly teaches Practical Rationality, Introduction to Philosophy, and Moral Philosophy.

PhD in Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2013
BA in Philosophy (Highest Honors) and Theater Arts, University of California at Santa Cruz, 2006
Research Interests
Ethics, Decision Theory
Current Projects
  • Time Biases and Future Generations: A Study of the Rationality of Time Discounting in Decision Making Concerning Intergenerational Tradeoffs
Selected Publications
  • Preston Greene, Andrew Latham, Kristie Miller, and James Norton.(2020). Future Bias and Unequal Tradeoffs. In Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack and Alison Fernandes(Ed), Temporal Asymmetries in Philosophy and PsychologyOxford University Press.
  • Preston Greene. (2018). The Termination Risks of Simulation Science. Erkenntnis, , DOI 10.1007/s10670-018-0037-1.
  • Preston Greene.(2018). Success-First Decision Theories. In Arif Ahmed(Ed), Newcomb's Problem(115–137). Cambridge University Press.
  • Preston Greene. (2016). Value in Very Long Lives. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 14(4), 416–434.
  • Preston Greene and Meghan Sullivan. (2015). Against Time Bias. Ethics, 125(4), 947-970.

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