Peter Goldie

Peter Goldie

Peter Goldie is a British academic philosopher with interests in ethics and aesthetics. He is currently the Samuel Hall Chair in Philosophy and Head of the [ Philosophy Discipline Area] of the [ School of Social Sciences] at University of Manchester.

After a 25-year career in business in the City of London, Goldie turned to Philosophy, in 1990. He studied at University College London and Oxford for a DPhil, supervised by Bernard Williams, on emotion, mood and character. Following this, he was a lecturer at Magdalen College, Oxford, for two years and King's College London before becoming a professor at Manchester in 2005.


* The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000
* Understanding Emotions: Mind and Morals (as editor), Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2002
* On Personality, London, Routledge, 2004

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