I work mainly in late 18th-19th Century Philosophy, Kant to Hegel and post-Kantian German Idealism. Two areas of topical interest to me are ethics and aesthetics, which come together in my work, as they provide fertile ground for exploring domains that are exempt from conceptual, discursive considerations. I work on problems falling at the intersection where history of philosophy meets ethics: in particular, problems about moral agency and action as they connect with issues about freedom. I go to aesthetics for what it might contribute to a philosophical understanding of areas of discourse that elude purely rational, discursive thought.

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