An Ethics of Experience
Sophie Grace Chappell
Sophie Grace Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, The Open University
Sophie Grace Chappell is Professor of Philosophy at the Open University. She was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, and Edinburgh University. She was Leverhulme Major Research Fellow 2017-2020, a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at St Andrews 2017-2020, and Erskine Research Fellow, University of Canterbury, NZ, Spring 2020. Since 2021 she has been Executive Editor of The Philosophical Quarterly. She has also held visiting appointments in the Universities of St Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow, British Columbia, Stirling, Reykjavik, and Oslo. She has published over 150 articles on ethics, moral psychology, epistemology, ancient philosophy, and philosophy of religion. Her books include Knowing What to Do: Imagination, Virtue, and Platonism in Ethics (OUP, 2014) and Values and Virtues (ed., OUP, 2007). She is the UK's first openly transgender philosophy academic, having transitioned in 2014, and campaigns actively on feminist and transgender issues.