Primary Interests

Theoretical Ethics (Metaethics and Normative Ethics)
The semantics of “ought”
- Moral responsibility 
- Moral epistemology
- Non-natural moral realism
Reasons externalism and non-fundamentalism about reasons

Secondary Interests

- Philosophy of Action
- Monism
- Personal identity and personhood

Buddhist Philosophy
- esp. Theravada Buddhist meta- and normative ethics, and the related metaphysics

Philosophy of Language
- Conditionals
- The semantics-pragmatics boundary

Formal and Informal Logic

Other Areas of Interests

Applied Ethics
- Communication Ethics (media, propaganda, education, media literacy)
- Consumer ethics (consumer responsibilities, regulatory responsibilities, “dollar voting”)
- Ethics of education

Moral Psychology
 - Moral development

© Mary Renaud 2016