Dan Russell

Professor, Philosophy

Dan Russell is Professor of Philosophy at the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, University of Arizona. He specializes in ancient philosophy and ethics, and his work focuses on ancient philosophy mainly as a source for expanding contemporary options for thinking about how to improve our lives. He has written on Plato’s ethics and psychology (Plato on Pleasure and the Good Life, Oxford University Press, 2005), contemporary virtue ethics (Practical Intelligence and the Virtues, Oxford University Press, 2009), and the nature of happiness and well-being (Happiness for Humans, Oxford University Press, 2012), and is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

From 2012 to 2014, Dan will divide his academic year between the Freedom Center and Ormond College, University of Melbourne. You can visit his Ormond homepage here.

At the moment, Dan is blogging about Frederic Bastiat at What the Reader's Reading.