Edited by Remy Debes
Edited by Remy Debes, Associate Professor of Philosophy, The University of Memphis
Remy Debes is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He has published on a wide variety of areas in moral theory, including human dignity, respect, metaethics, moral psychology, empathy, and understanding. He has also published a variety of articles and chapters in the history of ethics, especially on the work of David Hume and Adam Smith. He is the co-editor of Ethical Sentimentalism, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
Bernard Boxill was distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before his retirement. He is the author of Blacks and Social Justice, the editor of Race and Racism, and has published numerous articles on black reparations, race, racism, and the history of African American philosophy in journals and collections.
Brian Copenhaver, the Udvar-Hazy Professor of Philosophy and History at UCLA, teaches philosophy and writes about its development from antiquity through modern times, with recent books on medieval logic and on the philosophical foundations of belief in magic.
Stephen Darwall is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. He has written widely on the foundations and history of ethics and his books include Impartial Reason, The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought', Welfare and Rational Care, Philosophical Ethics, The Second-Person Standpoint, and, most recently, Morality, Authority, and Law and Honor, History, and Relationship.
Remy Debes is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He has published a wide range of articles and book chapters in the areas of Ethics and the History of Ethics, with an emphasis on Scottish Enlightenment, Human Dignity, and Moral Psychology. He is currently editing (with Karsten Stueber) Ethical Sentimentalism (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press).
Miriam Griffin is Emerita Fellow in Ancient History of Somerville College, Oxford. She is the author of Seneca, a Philosopher in Politics (1976); Nero, the End of a Dynasty (1984); and recently Seneca on Society: a Guide to De Beneficiis. She is an editor of the Clarendon Ancient History Series.
Christine Dunn Henderson is Senior Fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Boston College. She is the contributing editor of Seers and Judges: American Literature as Political Philosophy and of Tocqueville's Voyages; co-editor (with Mark Yellin) of Joseph Addison's "Cato" and Selected Essays, and co-translator (with Henry Clark) of Encyclopedic Liberty: Political Articles from the "Dictionary" of Diderot and D'Alembert. Her publications and research include Tocqueville, Beaumont, Montaigne, French liberalism, and politics and literature.
Bonnie Kent is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on ethics and moral psychology in the Middle Ages.
Mika LaVaque-Manty is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Michigan. His has written on Kant's political and educational philosophy, environmental politics, physical culture and sports, and the politics of gender.
Patrice Rankine completed his doctorate in Classical literature at Yale University in 1998. His books are Ulysses in Black: Ralph Ellison, Classicism, and African American Literature (Wisconsin UP, 2006); Aristotle and Black Drama: A Theater of Civil Disobedience (Baylor UP, 2013); and he is coeditor of The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas (Oxford UP 2015).
Oliver Sensen is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy at Tulane University. He is the author of Kant on Human Dignity (de Gruyter 2011), editor of Kant on Moral Autonomy (Cambridge 2012), and coeditor of Kant's Tugendlehre (de Gruyter 2013), as well as Kant's Lectures on Ethics. A Critical Guide (Cambridge 2015).
Mustafa Shah is a Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. His principal research and teaching interests include medieval Arabic linguistic thought; classical Islamic theology and jurisprudence; and Qur'anic exegesis. Currently, he is jointly editing the Oxford Handbook of Qur'anic Studies.
Marcus Düwell received his PhD from Tübingen University (Germany) and is full professor for philosophical ethics and director of the Ethics Institute of Utrecht University (Netherlands). His research focuses on human dignity, bioethics, Future Generations and the relationship between ethics and aesthetics. He co-edited the Cambridge Handbook on Human Dignity.
Emma Kaufman received her J.D. from Yale Law School and her D.Phil in Law from Oxford, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She is the author of Punish and Expel (OUP 2015) and a number of articles on imprisonment, citizenship, and border control.
Charles W. Mills is John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University. He works in the general area of oppositional political theory, and is the author of five books. His latest book, forthcoming from Oxford University Press, is Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism.
Edward Town is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Yale Center for British Art. He has published on various aspects of British art and artisanal practice in the early modern period, including 'A Biographical Dictionary of London Painters, 1547-1625', Walpole Society, 76, 2014, p. 1-235.
Somogy Varga is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He did his PhD at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, where he also worked at the Institute of Social Research. He did postdoctoral research at the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrück and at the Centre for Subjectivity Research at the University of Copenhagen. His primary areas of research are philosophy of psychiatry/mind, moral psychology, social philosophy and critical theory.
David B. Wong has written essays in contemporary ethical theory, moral psychology, and on classical Chinese philosophy. His books are Moral Relativity (University of California Press, 1984) and Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism (2006, Oxford University Press).