Brendan de Kenessey

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Position:

Assistant Professor

Campus:

St. George,

Biography:

  • BA, Cognitive Science, Yale University
  • PhD, Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Brendan de Kenessey works in moral philosophy. His research pursues the idea that we can better understand much of morality by taking a closer look at how we decide together what to do. He also has research interests in metaethics and the philosophy of psychology.

For more information visit Prof. de Kenessey’s personal website.

Research Interests:

Ethics, Metaethics, Moral Philosophy, Practical Reason, Social and Political Philosophy

Publications:

Articles:
  • “Moral Psychology as Accountability” (with Stephen Darwall), 2014. In Moral Psychology and Human Agency: Philosophical Essays on the Science of Ethics, edited by Justin D’Arms and Daniel Jacobson, 40-83. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
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