Kenneth Walden

Associate Professor

I work on moral philosophy and some of its kin: moral psychology, political and social philosophy, epistemology, and aesthetics. I also like Kant and unfashionable questions in the philosophy of science and mathematics.

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HB 6035
Cognitive Science
Ph.D., MIT
A.B., Harvard

Selected Publications

"Kantian constructivism" (with Julia Markovits), forthcoming in the Routledge Handbook of Practical Reason.

"Reason unbound", forthcoming in the European Journal of Philosophy

"Nature, agency, and the nature of agency", Philosophical Inquiries 6(2), 2018.

"Practical reason not as such", Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 13(2), 2018.

"Morality, agency, and other people", Ergo, 5(3), 2018.

"Mores and morals: Metaethics and the social" in the Routledge Handbook of Metaethics, 2017.

"The relativity of ethical explanation", Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, vol. 6, 2016.

"Art and moral revolution", Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 73(3), 2015.

"The Euthyphro Dilemma", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90(3), 2015.

"The aid that leaves something to chance", Ethics 124(2), 2014.

"In defense of reflective equilibrium", Philosophical Studies 166(2), 2013.

"Laws of Nature, Laws of Freedom, and the Social Construction of Normativity", Oxford Studies in Metaethics, vol. 7, 2012.

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Works in Progress

"Normativity and agency" for the Routledge Handbook of Agency