Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics in Philosophy

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Conference Participant

Sinnott-Armstrong has published widely on ethics (theoretical and applied as well as meta-ethics), empirical moral psychology and neuroscience, philosophy of law, epistemology, philosophy of religion, and informal logic. Most recently, he is the author of Morality Without God?, Moral Skepticisms, and Understanding Arguments as well as editor of Moral Psychology, volumes I-IV. His articles have appeared in a variety of philosophical, scientific, and popular journals and collections.  His current work is on moral psychology and brain science as well as uses of neuroscience in legal systems. He is also working on one book on Scrupulosity and another book that will develop a contrastivist view of freedom and responsibility. And he teaches a popular MOOC, Think Again, on the Coursera website. 



"Humanities at Large" Visiting Faculty Fellows Conference March 23-24, 2017
Visiting Faculty Fellow