The Normative Animal?
On the Anthropological Significance of Social, Moral, and Linguistic Norms
Edited by Neil Roughley and Kurt Bayertz
Neil Roughley is Chair for Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. He specializes in metaethics, action theory, philosophical psychology, and the theory of human nature. His historical interests include the classical figures of ethical sentimentalism, particularly Adam Smith and David Hume, as well as the history of action theory. He is author of Wanting and Intending: Elements of a Philosophy of Practical Mind (Springer Macmillan, 2015), has edited several volumes, including Forms of Fellow Feeling: Empathy, Sympathy, Concern and Moral Agency (Cambridge University Press, 2018), and was recently guest editor of a special issue of Philosophical Psychology, vol. 31/5 (2018), on Tomasello's A Natural History of Human Morality.
Kurt Bayertz is Senior-Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Münster. His research focuses on ethics, anthropology, and selected topics in the history of philosophy. He is author of Technological Intervention in Human Reproduction as a Philosophical Problem (Cambridge: Cambridge UP 1994), among other books. His book Der aufrechte Gang ("The Upright Posture") received the Tractatus Prize for philosophy.
Christoph Antweiler, Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, Department of Oriental and Asian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany
Kurt Bayertz, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany
Judith Burkart, Senior Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Audun Dahl, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, UC Santa Cruz, USA
N. J. Enfield, Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney, Australia
Claudia Fichtel, Group Leader "Communication and Cognition", Department of Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, University of Göttingen, Germany
Hans-Johann Glock, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Kappeler, Professor of Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology/Anthropology, Department of Sociobiology/Anthropology, University of Göttingen, Germany
Nikola Kompa, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Osnabrück University, Germany
Karl Mertens, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, Germany
Hannes Rakoczy, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Göttingen, Germany
Anne Reboul, Senior Researcher CNRS at the Laboratory on Language, the Brain and Cognition (L2C2), Lyon, France
Neil Roughley, Professor of Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics, Department of Philosophy, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Marco F.H. Schmidt, Senior Scientist, Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
Jack Sidnell, Professor of Anthropology, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada
Holmer Steinfath, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Göttingen, Germany
Elliot Turiel, Jerome A. Hutto Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley, USA
Carel van Schaik, Professor of Zoology/Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Zurich, Switzerland