Julia Driver

Julia Driver

Professor of Philosophy
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
research interests:
  • Normative ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • History of Sentimentalism

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    Campus Box 1073
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Professor Driver's research is primarily in Normative Ethical Theory and Moral Psychology, with related metaphysical interests in the nature of causation as well as the nature of value.

She is the author of Uneasy Virtue (Cambridge), Ethics: the Fundamentals (Blackwell), and Consequentialism (Routledge, 2012) as well as articles in journals such as Philosophical Studies, Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy, Ethics, and the Australasian Journal of Philosophy. She is co-editor of the online journal, The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, and an Associate Editor at Ethics and Nous.

Professor Driver has received an NEH Fellowship, a Young Scholar's Award from Cornell's Program in Ethics and Public Life, a Laurence Rockefeller Fellowship at Princeton's Center for Human Values, a Visiting Fellowship from the Australian National University, an H.L.A. Hart Fellowship at Oxford University, and the Harsanyi Fellowship from the Australian National University. She is currently Vice-President, and President-Elect, of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association.

Selected Publications