Paul Russell (philosopher)


Paul Russell (philosopher)

Paul Russell is a professor in Philosophy at the University of British Columbia, where he has been teaching since 1987.

He has been a research fellow at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (1984-86); a visiting assistant professor at the University of Virginia (1988); a Mellon Fellow and a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University (1989-90); a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at Edinburgh University (1991 and 1996); visiting associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh (1996-97), and a visiting professor (Kenan Distinguished Visitor) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005).

His principal research interests include problems of free will and moral responsibility and the history of early modern philosophy (particularly David Hume).

He is the author of "Freedom and Moral Sentiment: Hume's Way of Naturalizing Responsibility" (Oxford University Press, 1995).

External links

* [http://www.philosophy.ubc.ca/faculty/russellp/ Paul Russell]


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