Rachel Fredericks

Independent Scholar

I'm an active researcher whose primary interests are in moral psychology, especially the morality of emotions and moral responsibility for things other than actions (including character traits, desires, and concepts). I'm turning more and more of my attention to climate ethics, though.

At the end of 2021, having just been recommended for promotion and tenure by my department at the time, I decided to liberate myself from the working conditions at that institution so that I could spend more time on my research and do a better job of living in accordance with my values more generally.

I have a PhD in philosophy from the University of Washingt…

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