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Nomy Arpaly, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

Professor of Philosophy, Brown University

"On Benevolence"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Rogers Memorial Chapel

About the Speaker

Nomy Arpaly is Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. Professor Arpaly’s research interests include ethics, moral psychology, action theory, and free will. She is the author of Unprincipled Virtue (Oxford UP, 2002), Merit, Meaning, and Human Bondage (Princeton UP, 2006), and (with Timothy Schroeder) In Praise of Desire (Oxford UP, 2014). Professor Arpaly’s articles have appeared in many leading journals, such as, Philosophical Review, Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Review, and Ethics. Her article “Moral Worth” was selected for inclusion in Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best philosophy papers of 2002. Professor Arpaly received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1998.

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