My primary areas of research are Early Modern Philosophy and Ethics. My approach to working on these topics is broadly contextualist. I have a particular passion for writing on underrepresented figures in the early modern tradition.

When I'm not lost in the 17th and 18th centuries, I am reading widely in contemporary moral psychology and political philosophy. I have recently waded into debates about reasons, love, and the self-directed emotions. I hope to do some work on these issues in the not too distant future. That said, my current project is a series of articles on figures in the British Moralist tradition (Hume, Smith, Cockburn, Masham…

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