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No need for infinite iteration. A Critique of the Collectivist Copernican Revolution in Social Ontology
(De Gruyter, 2015)
As part of his argument for a “Copernican revolution” in social ontology, Hans Bernhard Schmid (2005) argues that the individualistic approach to social ontology is critically flawed. This article rebuts his claim that the ...
Love Redirected: On Adam Smith's Love of Praiseworthiness
(Edinburgh University Press, 2017)
Why be moral? Why, in the language of Adam Smith, act on what you think is praiseworthy even when it does not get you praise from other people? Because, answers Smith, you love praiseworthiness. But what is this love of ...
How to be a Good Sentimentalist
(The University of Bergen, 2019-10-18)
How can one be a good person? That, in essence, is the question I ask in this dissertation. More specifically, I ask how we, in general, can best go about the complex and never-ending task of trying to figure out what ...
On the Practical Impossibility of Being Both Well-Informed and Impartial
(Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE), 2019)
Adam Smith argued that the ideal moral judge is both well-informedand impartial. As non-ideal moral agents, we tend only to be truly well-informed about those with whom we frequently interact. ...