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Department ofPhilosophy

Christopher Kulp

Christopher Kulp

Professor

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1986

Christopher Kulp is the author of The End of Epistemology (1992), and the editor of Realism/Antirealism and Epistemology (1997). His current research is centered on metaethics and moral epistemology, with a special emphasis on moral intuitionism and moral metaphysics. His recent book, Knowing Moral Truth: A Theory of Metaethics and Moral Knowledge (2017) argues that (i) there are moral truths and moral facts independent of what anyone judges to be the case; and (ii) we have genuine knowledge of many of them. His latest book, Metaphysics of Morality, was recently published by Palgrave Macmillan (2019). It is an inquiry into the metaphysical foundations of morality, and develops a realist theory of moral truth, moral facts, and moral properties. He is currently writing another book, which will be the third in a trilogy on metaethics and moral epistemology, tentatively entitled Varieties of Moral Knowledge. In fall 2020, he will be teaching a lower-division Core Curriculum ethics course, PHIL 25: Ethics in Society, as well as an upper-division course in his current area of research and publication, PHIL 152: Problems of Moral Knowledge.

 

Curriculum vitae
Curriculum vitae