Professor of Philosophy; Director of Graduate Studies

Interests: Nineteenth-century Philosophy, Ethics, and Philosophy of Action

Paul Katsafanas received his B.A. from Vassar College and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His areas of interest include nineteenth-century philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of action. His research focuses on questions at the interface between ethics and philosophy of mind, including the way in which normative claims might be justified; the nature of self-consciousness; the nature of agency; the notion of drive; and the concepts of free agency and unified agency.

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