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Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy and Religion

Getty Lustila is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Northeastern University. He specializes in modern philosophy and the history of ethics. Getty‘s recent work focus on the writings of Sophie de Grouchy and Damaris Masham. Getty also works on Native American and Indigenous philosophy, particularly as it relates to matters at the intersection of ethics, politics, and environmental thought. He is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and organizer of the Indigenous Studies Circle (ISC) at Northeastern.

Getty routinely teaches PHIL/POLS 2325: Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought, PHIL 2330: Modern Philosophy, PHIL 2492: Indigenous Philosophy, and PHIL 1180: Environmental Ethics.

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Sophie de Grouchy on the Problem of Economic Inequality.” The Southern Journal of Philosophy 61.1 (2023): 112-132.

Remorse and Moral Progress in Sophie de Grouchy’s Letters on Sympathy.” In Routledge Handbook of Women and Early Modern European Philosophy, edited by Lisa Shapiro and Karen Detlefsen. New    York: Routledge, 2023: 584-596.

“A Minimalist Account of Love,” in Love, Justice, Autonomy: Philosophical Perspectives, edited by Rachel Fedock, Michael Kühler, Raja Rosenhagen, Routledge, 2021, pp. 61-78.

“Adam Smith and the Stoic Principle of Suicide,” European Journal of Philosophy Vol. 28, No. 2 (2020), pp. 350-63.

“Catharine Trotter Cockburn’s Democratization of Moral Virtue,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy Vol. 50, No. 1 (2020), pp. 83-97.

“John Gay and the Birth of Utilitarianism,” Utilitas Vol. 30, No. 1 (2018), pp. 86-106.

“Is Hume’s Ideal Moral Judge a Women?,” Hume Studies Vol. 43, No. 2 (2017), pp. 79-102.

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