W. Duncan MacMillan Family Professor Emeritus of the Humanities and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy


Charles Larmore is a philosopher working chiefly in the areas of moral and political philosophy. Having taught previously at Columbia and the University of Chicago, he joined Brown in 2006, where he is the W. Duncan MacMillan Family Professor in the Humanities. He is the author of twelve books, one of which, Les Pratiques du Moi, received the Grand Prix de Philosophie from the Academie Francaise in 2004. Among his most recent books are The Autonomy of Morality (2008), Das Selbst in seinem Verhältnis zu sich und zu anderen (2017), What is Political Philosophy? (2020), Morality and Metaphysics (2021), and De raisonnables désaccords (2022). He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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