I am a PhD student at the department of philosophy of Peking University, China. In Oxford I am a recognized student working on Aristotle’s theory of akrasia and moral responsibility. The leading questions of my research are as follows: how many types of akrasia does Aristotle endorse in his ethical treatises, on the one hand, and what are the relationships between each type of akrasia and its corresponding moral responsibility, on the other? To be specific, first, I want to find an account of akrasia that is compatible with both the intellectual interpretation and the non-intellectual interpretation of Aristotle’s view on akrasia, arguing tha…
Peking UniversityDepartment of Philosophy and Religious StudiesDoctoral student
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