I'm a senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Newcastle, Australia, with teaching and research interests in moral philosophy.

(a) My current work is in moral epistemology, the philosophy of Socrates, and ancient approaches to the question of how one should live. My current projects are motivated by the familiar Socratic slogan that the unexamined life is not worth living, and are concerned to examine the specific role (if any) philosophy and critical thinking have to play in living well.

(b) My previous work has focused on the theory of rational choice, specifically on the articulation and defense of the concept of "minimally co…

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