Dan Moller
Associate Professor
 
AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy
Office: 1107B Skinner Building

 

Dan Moller (B.Phil., Oxford, Ph.D., Princeton) is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. His interests lie at the intersection of theoretical and applied ethics, particularly in thinking about how psychology and economics can inform value theory. Recent projects include making sense of anticipated emotions in our decision-making, assessing emotional resilience, and interpreting global poverty in light of economic history. He has also published in ancient philosophy and philosophy of religion. Significant other interests include subwoofers and the siege of Tenochtitlan.

Selected publications:

Justice and the Wealth of NationsPublic Affairs Quarterly 28, (2014) 95-214.

Wealth, Disability and Happiness, Philosophy & Public Affairs 39 (2011), 177-206.

Anticipated Emotions and Emotional Valence, Philosophers Imprint 11 (July 2011), 1-16 (32 pages).
 
A Simple Argument against Design, Religious Studies 47 (2010), 513-520.

Love and Death,"The Journal of Philosophy 104 (2007), 301-316.

 

 
 
 
Fall 2016
PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy
Spring 2016
PHIL848A Seminar in Ethics: Distributive Justice
PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy
Spring 2015
PHIL640 Value Theory
PHIL408K Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: The Nature of Morality
Fall 2014
PHIL408D/688D Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: Capitalism and Justice
PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL408D Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: Capitalism and Justice
Fall 2013
PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL848M Seminar in Ethics: Libertarianism and Economic Justice
Spring 2013
PHIL245 Political and Social Philosophy I
PHIL440 Contemporary Ethical Theory
Fall 2012
PHIL100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL408D Topics in Contemporary Philosophy; Capitalism and Justice