I am a Lecturer in Philosophy at Cardiff University and a Trustee of the British Society of Aesthetics.
I am also a co-founder and former organiser of the Scottish Aesthetics Forum, and a co-founder and co-director of the recently formed Aesthetics & Ethics Research Group.
My research interests span aesthetics, ethics, and the relationship between them. Currently, I am working towards developing a theory of beauty that will play a central role in a naturalistic theory of value modelled on the theories of British Enlightenment philosophers like Hutcheson, Hume, and Smith.
I am also developing my views on the relationship between character …