Melissa Barry

Chair and Professor of Philosophy
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Schapiro Hall Rm 219

Education

B.A. Wheaton College (1988)
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, Philosophy (1998)

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

PHIL 123(S)

Objectivity in Ethics

PHIL 236(S)

Contemporary Ethical Theory

PHIL 272 T

Free Will and Responsibility

PHIL 281 T / REL 302

Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 328(F)

Kant's Ethics

PHIL 335

Contemporary Metaethics

PHIL 391 T

The Ethics of Hume and Kant

Professional Appointments

Williams College, Department of Philosophy, Fall 2003-Present
Harvard University, Department of Philosophy,1997-2003

Research Interests

Practical Reason, Philosophy of Action, Ethics, History of Ethics (especially Hume), Epistemology

Current Committees

  • Justice and Law Studies
  • Winter Study Committee, Chair