I am a Senior Lecturer in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews.

My work explores topics in ethics, political philosophy, moral psychology, and social epistemology. At the moment, I am thinking about the significance of three common features of our emotional lives: the way that remorse can abate anger; the acceptance of moral imperfection; and the experience of wonder at the everyday.

Alongside my academic scholarship, I also write for public audiences. My writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, and Dissent.

I am a member of the editorial board of T…

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