Eldon Soifer

Department Head; Professor
Ph.D (Oxford University); MA (University of Toronto); BA Honours (University of Toronto)

Office: AH 405
E-mail: eldon.soifer@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4301
Pronoun(s): He/Him

Current classes
Fall 2023: PHIL 370AI/470AI-001 Death and Well-Being

Research interests

  • Ethics
  • Applied Ethics
  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law

1) Ongoing work, in conjunction with Dr. David Elliott, on the nature and importance of privacy. Published articles on aspects of this topic include:

“Divine Omniscience, Privacy, and the State”, (with D. Elliott), International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 82, No. 3 (December 2017), pp. 251-271.

“Nonstandard Observers and the Nature of Privacy”, (with D. Elliott), Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 40, No. 2 (April 2014), pp.185-206.

“Privacy and Intimacy”, (with D. Elliott), Journal of Value Inquiry 44 (4), December 2010, pp.489-497.


2) Editor of an anthology covering a number of contemporary moral issues:

Ethical Issues: Perspectives for Canadians, (Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario); Fourth Edition (with co-editors D. Al-Maini, A. Levey, and A. Taylor), published 2020.


3) Co-author of a book, (with Dr. B. Szabados):

Hypocrisy: Ethical Investigations (Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontarion), 2004.