Department of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

Jonathan Dancy Joins Department as Professor

Sat, January 1, 2005

An internationally known specialist in ethics, epistemology, and early modern philosophy, he is author of five books: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology (Blackwell, 1985), Berkeley: an Introduction (Blackwell, 1987), Moral Reasons (Blackwell, 1993), Practical Reality (Oxford, 2000), and Ethics Without Principles (Oxford, 2004).

He is also editor or co-editor of Human Agency: Language, Duty, and Value (1988), Perceptual Knowledge (1988), A Companion to Epistemology (1992), Reading Parfit (1997), Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge (1998), Berkeley: Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (1998), and Normativity (2000). He has published over fifty articles, including, most recently, "Intention and Permissibility" (Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 2000, with T. M. Scanlon), "Are There Organic Unities?" Ethics (2003), and "Aspects of Reason" (Philosophical Quarterly, 2003). His works have been translated into Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Croatian, and Romanian.

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