In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Russ Shafer-Landau to talk about on moral philosophy and questions of metaethics. Today, we talk about his books Moral Realism: A Defence and The Fundamentals of Ethics.
Meet Dr. Shafer-Landau
Russ Shafer-Landau serves as a professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Moral Realism: A Defence, Whatever Happened to Good and Evil?, The Fundamentals of Ethics, and Living Ethics. He also is the editor of Oxford Studies in Metaethics. Shafer-Landau served as President of the American Philosophical Association (Central Division) in 2021. He is currently working on a large collaborative project with John Bengson and Terence Cuneo that seeks to offer a new vindication of non-naturalist moral realism, entitled The Moral Universe (Oxford 2023) focusing on the metaphysical and normative dimensions of morality.
- Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? by Russ Shafer-Landau
- Foundations of Ethics: An Anthology by Russ Shafer-Landau and Terence Cuneo
- Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction by Mark van Roojen
- Moral Discourse and Practice: Some Philosophical Approaches by Stephen Darwall, Allan Gibbard, and Peter Railton
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