Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 2017
Areas of Specialization
Philosophy of Action
Normative Ethics

I am a Ph. D student in philosophy at MIT. Before MIT, I studied Cognitive Science as an undergraduate at Yale.

My research is about morality, psychology, and the intersection between the two.

In moral philosophy, my project is to argue we can better understand a wide range of moral phenomena – blame, guilt, demands, promises, moral obligation, and moral reasons – by looking at the roles they play in interpersonal relationships.

In psychology, my research focuses on interpreting empirical data about human motivation and action in order to derive lessons for philosophical questions about autonomy, freedom, belief, desire, intention, self-c…

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