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Anne Margaret Baxley


Anne Margaret Baxley is a 2009-2010 Center Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where she teaches courses on Kant, the history of ethics, and ethical theory. Her book on the moral psychology of Kantian virtue, Kant’s Theory of Virtue: The Value of Autocracy, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Her papers have appeared in the Journal of the History of Philosophy, Kant-Studien, The Review of Metaphysics, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Inquiry, and The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. She has received fellowships from the ACLS, the NEH, the National Humanities Center, the American Association of University Women, and the American Philosophical Society. Before coming to Washington University in St. Louis, in 2005, Baxley taught at Virginia Tech. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California, San Diego.

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