Professor Emeritus of Moral Philosophy
Moral and Political Philosophy, History of 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, epistemology and metaphysics of normativity
John Skorupski studied philosophy and economics at Cambridge University. After lecturing at the University of Glasgow he moved to the Chair of Philosophy at Sheffield University in 1984, and to the Chair of Moral Philosophy at Saint Andrews in 1990. His interests at the moment are: moral and political philosophy, meta-ethics and epistemology, history of 19th and 20th Century philosophy.
See also the PURE research profile.
Work in progress or unpublished
These papers are drafts in various stages of progress. Comments welcome, including corrections of citations and translations.
- John Rawls on Mill’s Principle of Liberty
- Nietzsche, Bernard Williams, and Thomas Mann
- Spencer and the moral philosophers: Mill, Sidgwick, Moore
- The conservative critique of liberalism
I am currently supervising Jevgeni Koltsov.