Professor Jonathan Dancy

Philosophy, especially moral philosophy and the philosophy of action

Elected 2016


Principal Publications: 1. An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology (Oxford: Blackwell, 1985. 2. Berkeley: an Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell, 1987), pp. 165. 3. ed. (with E. Sosa) A Companion to Epistemology (Oxford: Blackwell, 1992) 4. Moral Reasons (Oxford: Blackwell, 1993). 5. ed. Reading Parfit (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997). 6. ed. Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998). 7. ed. Berkeley: Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998). 8. Practical Reality (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000). 9. Ethics Without Principles (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004). 10. Practical Shape: a Theory of Practical Reasoning, forthcoming (Oxford University Press).

Current post

Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin

Past appointments

University of Reading Senior Research Professor of Philosophy

Jan 2013 - Oct 2016

University of Texas at Austin Darrell K Royal Professor of Ethics and American Society

Jan 2011 -

University of Texas at Austin Professor of Philosophy

Jan 2005 - Jan 2011

University of Reading Research Professor of Philosophy

Jan 2004 - Jan 2011

University of Reading Professor of Philosophy

Jan 1996 - Jan 2004

All Souls College, Oxford Visiting Fellow

Jan 1993 - Jan 1994

University of Pittsburgh Visiting Professor of Philosophy

Jan 1988 - Jan 1989

Keele University Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and then Professor of Philosophy

Jan 1970 - Jan 1996


Ethics Without Principles 2004

Practical Reality 2000

Moral Reasons 1993

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