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  • This 1993 work provides, for the first time, a unified account of the theory of action presupposed by both British and American criminal law and its underlying morality.
  • In this 1984 book, Michael Moore describes the legal view of persons as rational and autonomous and defends that view from three challenges suggested by psychiatry: that badness is illness, that the...
  • This 2000 book is a sophisticated, detailed, and original examination of the main ideas that have dominated Anglo-American legal philosophy since the Second World War.
  • This 1998 book by a leading Anglo-American legal philosopher provides a thorough examination of the theory of criminal responsibility. Moore is among the first to apply a retributivist theory of...
  • This 2020 book details how both morality and law presuppose the accuracy of common sense, a centuries-old psychology that defines people as rational agents who make honorable choices and act for just...
  • The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. What precisely is the...
  • S-J (Sami) Savonius-Wroth is a Teaching Assistant Professor, whose research interests lie in the fields of early modern philosophy and political philosophy. Sami was a student at the University of...
  • Keren Shatalov is Lecturer in Philosophy, who specializing in ancient philosophy. Her main area of research is ancient metaphysics — especially the metaphysics of Aristotle — but she is also...
  • Robin (Rob) Kar is a Professor of Law and Philosophy and current Head of the Philosophy Department.  His research interests range from ethics, meta-ethics, moral psychology, political philosophy,...
  • Shelley Weinberg is Associate Professor of Philosophy, who specializes in 17th and 18th century philosophy of mind, epistemology (both natural and religious), and metaphysics—with an emphasis on the...
  • Zach Biondi is a Lecturer in Philosophy, who is interested in the history of philosophy, ethics, and technology. He has special interests in connections between Kant's moral and practical philosophy...
  • Jochen Bojanowski is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, who does research in moral and political philosophy, with a particular interest in Kant’s practical philosophy. His first book, Kant’s...
  • Helga Varden is a Professor of Philosophy, Political Science, and Gender and Women Studies, whose main research interests are in Kant’s practical philosophy, legal-political philosophy, feminist...
  • Nir Ben-Moshe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy. His research focuses on the intersection between contemporary and 18th-century moral philosophy as well as on biomedical...
  • With degrees in philosophy and applied physics, Ioan Muntean is both a philosopher and a scientist. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of the philosophy of science, the...
  • Ben Levinstein is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, who specializes in formal epistemology, decision theory, philosophy of science, and—increasingly—in the ethics and philosophy...
  • This 2021 collection provides a comprehensive survey of Locke’s work, not only placing it in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary significance. Comprising almost sixty chapters...
  • This 2020 book rethinks Kant's views on human nature by making space for sex, love, and gender within his accounts of moral freedom. It is the first to develop a Kantian account of how to be a sexual...