Series Editors Armen T. Marsoobian, Brian J. Huschle, and Eric Cavallero

The Philosophy of Interpretation, edited by Joseph Margolis and Tom Rockmore (2000)

Global Justice, edited by Thomas W. Pogge (2001)

Cyberphilosophy: The Intersection of Computing and Philosophy, edited by

James H. Moor and Terrell Ward Bynum (2002)

Moral and Epistemic Virtues, edited by Michael Brady and Duncan Pritchard (2003)

The Range of Pragmatism and the Limits of Philosophy, edited by Richard Shusterman (2004)

The Philosophical Challenge of September 11, edited by Tom Rockmore, Joseph Margolis, and Armen T. Marsoobian (2005)

Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice, edited by Christian Barry and Thomas W. Pogge (2005)

Genocide’s Aftermath: Responsibility and Repair, edited by Claudia Card and Armen T. Marsoobian (2007)

Stem Cell Research: The Ethical Issues, edited by Lori Gruen, Laura Grabel, and Peter Singer (2007)

Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy, edited by Eva Feder Kittay and Licia Carlson (2010)

Virtue and Vice, Moral and Epistemic, edited by Heather Battaly (2010) Global Democracy and Exclusion, edited by Ronald Tinnevelt and Helder De Schutter (2010)



Guy Axtell is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Radford University of Virginia and critical thinking coordinator for the university’s humanities and behavioral sciences core curriculum. He has written on various topics in metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory, and is administrator of JanusBlog: The Virtue Theory Discussion Forum, a network of close to two hundred researchers worldwide. He is currently working on book-length manuscripts on the epistemology of disagreement and the ethics of belief.

Jason Baehr is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He works mainly in the areas of epistemology and virtue theory. Some of his recent publications include: “Evidentialism, Vice, and Virtue” (Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2009); “Is There a Value Problem?” in Epistemic Value, eds. Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (Oxford UP, 2009); and “Four Varieties of Character-Based Virtue Epistemology” (Southern Journal of Philosophy, 2008). He has recently completed a major monograph in virtue epistemology titled The Inquiring Mind: On Intellectual Virtues and Virtue Epistemology (forthcoming with Oxford UP).

Heather Battaly is Professor of Philosophy at California State University Fullerton. Her primary areas of research are epistemology, ethics, and virtue theory. Her publications include: “Metaethics Meets Virtue Epis- temology” (Philosophical Papers, 2008); “Virtue Epistemology” (Philosophy Compass, 2008); “Teaching Intellectual Virtues” (Teaching Philosophy, 2006); and “Is Empathy a Virtue?” in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives, edited by Amy Coplan and Peter Goldie (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). She is currently writing a book on the virtues.

Michael S. Brady is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. His main research interests are in metaethics, philosophy of emotion, and epistemology. He is the editor of New Waves in Metaethics (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming) and, with Duncan Pritchard, of Moral and Epistemic Virtues (Blackwell, 2003), and has published articles in journals such as Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Quarterly, and American Philosophical Quarterly.

Amy Coplan is Associate Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton. Her research interests include moral psychology, ancient Greek philosophy, philosophy of emotion, and aesthetics, especially philosophy of film. She has published articles in these areas and is currently coediting an interdisciplinary collection on empathy and editing a collection on the film Blade Runner.

Roger Crisp is Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Anne’s College, Oxford, and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Mill on Utilitarianism (Routledge, 1997) and Reasons and the Good (Clarendon Press, 2006), and has translated Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics for Cambridge University Press. He is an associate editor of Ethics and a delegate to Oxford University Press.

Thomas Hurka is Chancellor Henry N. R. Jackman Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Perfectionism (1993), Principles: Short Essays on Ethics (1993), and Virtue, Vice, and Value (2001), as well as many articles on topics in normative ethics and political philosophy. He recently finished a trade book The Good Things in Life and is preparing to write a scholarly book, British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing.

Wayne Riggs is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. His primary area of interest is epistemology. Recent publications include “Two Problems of Easy Credit,” in Synthese (2009), “Luck, Knowledge and Control,” in Epistemic Value, edited by Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (2009), and “The Value Turn in Epistemology,” in New Waves in Epistemology, edited by Vincent Hendricks and Duncan Pritchard (2009).

Christine Swanton teaches in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is currently working on the virtue ethics of Hume and Nietzsche. Her book on virtue ethics, Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View, was published by Oxford University Press in 2003 (with a paperbound edition appearing in 2005).

Sarah Wright is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Georgia. In addition to virtue epistemology, she writes and teaches in general epistemology, cognitive science, and environmental ethics. She has published essays on virtue epistemology in the Southern Journal of Philosophy and Acta Analytica and an essay on decision theory (with David Schmidtz) in Midwest Studies in Philosophy.

Linda Zagzebski is George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma. She is past President of the Society of Christian Philosophers and past President of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. In addition to many articles, she is the author of Virtues of the Mind (1996), Divine Motivation Theory (2004), Philosophy of Religion: An Historical Introduction (2007), and On Epistemology (2008).