Our Faculty

Raymond J. Devettere

Professor of Philosophy; Director of Values-Based Education; Wyant Professor

Contact Information

617 735-9798

Office Hours

Office: Administration Building, Room 454

Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.


Ph.L., Ph.D., University of Louvain; M.A., B.A., St. John's Seminary


Professor of Philosophy at Emmanuel College. Teaching a course in Christian ethics at Boston College since 1988. Member of the ethics committee at Newton-Wellesley Hospital since 1985. Taught Health Care Ethics at the New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing.

Courses I Teach

  • PHIL1103 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL1115 Recent Moral Issues
  • PHIL2104 Contemporary Conceptions of Human Nature
  • PHIL2113 Health Care Ethics

Publications + Presentations

  • Speaker on ethics for various groups
  • Presents Ethics Grand Rounds for physicians and house staff at NWH
  • Conducts a seminar on ethics for students at Tufts Medical School