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 …

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