R Malcolm Murray

Name:
R Malcolm Murray
Email:
mmurray@upei.ca
Position:
Professor
Department:
Philosophy
Phone:
902-566-0575
Building:
SDU Main Building 510
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Professor, Chair

BA, MA, PhD (Waterloo)

I study ethical theory. The focus is on the definitions, concepts, and justifications for moral talk. Specifically, I study contractarian arguments that pretend to ground moral motivation on a picture of enlightened self-interest. A large chunk of this justification veers into game theory.

Research Interests
  • Ethical theory
  • Contractarian ethics
  • Moral epistemology
  • Evolutionary game theory