Stephen Darwall

Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy, Yale University

Yale University, BA; University of Pittsburgh, PhD

Professor Stephen Darwall is a moral philosopher specialising in the foundations and history of ethics, metaethics and normative ethics, as well as morality and the law. He is known for his work developing Kantian and deontological themes. His books include Impartial Reason, The British Moralists and the Internal ‘Ought’, Philosophical Ethics, and Welfare and Rational Care. Edited works include The Second-Person Standpoint: Morality, Respect, and AccountabilityMorality, Authority, and Law: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics I, and Honor, History, and Relationship: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics II, and various anthologies in metaethics and normative ethics:  Moral Discourse and Practice, Contractarianism/ ContractualismConsequentialism, Deontology, and Virtue Ethics.