R. Jay Wallace

professor of philosophy

R. Jay Wallace is the Judy Chandler Webb Distinguished Chair of the Department of Philosophy. He works in moral philosophy, and his interests extend to all parts of the subject (including its history), and to such allied areas as political philosophy, philosophy of law and philosophy of action. Wallace's research has focused on responsibility, moral psychology and the theory of practical reason. Recently he has written on promising, normativity, constructivism, resentment, hypocrisy, love, regret and affirmation (among other topics). Wallace earned his B.A. at Williams College in 1979. He did his graduate work at the University of Oxford (B.Phil. 1983) and at Princeton University (Ph.D. 1988).

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