I am a philosopher working mostly on the history of ethics.  Currently, I am working on a long-term project on Stoic ethics, examining its significance for Kant and contemporary ethics.    

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My previous work on Kant examines a range of topics: his ethics and moral psychology; his contributions to the logical humanist tradition; his aesthetics and theory of the sublime; his philosophical methodology; and his understanding of the essentially reflective nature of the rational mind. 

 

 

 

   

Education 

2004

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

1994

BA, Yale University 

Contact

University of New South Wales

School of Humanities and Languages

Sydney NSW 2052

AUSTRALIA

email: m [dot] merritt [at] unsw [dot] edu [dot] au