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Julia Annas

Regents Professor, Emerita

  • History of philosophy
  • Ancient philosophy
  • Ethics
Social Sciences 123
Allen Buchanan

Allen E. Buchanan

Laureate Professor of Philosophy

  • Ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • Philosophy of international law
Social Sciences 218 Office Hours: By Appointment Only
Laura Howard

Laura Howard

Associate Professor, Career Track

  • Medical ethics
  • Moral distress
  • Nursing ethics
Social Sciences 201
Michael McKenna

Michael McKenna


Director, Graduate Admissions

  • Free will
  • Action theory
  • Moral psychology
Social Sciences 226B  
Dan Russell

Dan Russell


  • Well-being
  • Moral-virtue development
  • Social-political institutions & economy
Social Sciences 239A
Carolina Sartorio

Carolina Sartorio

Affiliated Faculty


  • Metaphysics
  • Action
  • Moral responsibility
Social Sciences 214
David Schmidtz

David Schmidtz

Kendrick Professor, Philosophy

Eller Chair, Service-Dominant Logic

Founding Director, Freedom Center

  • Environmental ethics
  • Rational choice
  • Ideal theory
Social Sciences 229  
Mark Timmons

Mark Timmons


Director, Graduate Studies

  • Metaethics
  • Normative ethical theory
  • Kant’s ethics.
Social Sciences 226A Office Hours: By Appointment