Andrew Downey Orrick Professor  
    Philosophy, Yale University 

    John Dewey Disinguished University
    Professor Emeritus
    Philosophy, University of Michigan

    I teach in the Department of Philosophy at Yale University.  I taught for twenty-four years at the University of Michigan and, before that,
    for twelve at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  My books include Impartial Reason
The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought',
    Philosophical Ethics
, and Welfare and Rational Care.  My most recent book is The Second-Person Standpoint: Morality, Respect, and Accountability
    I have also edited various anthologies in metaethics and normative ethics: 
Moral Discourse and Practice, Contractarianism/Contractualism,
Consequentialism, Deontology, and Virtue Ethics.
     In 2013, Oxford University Press will be publishing two volumes of my recent essays: Morality, Authority, and Law: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics I
and Honor, History, and Relationship: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics II

        Contact:,  Department of Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520      

        Curriculum Vitae     

        (Former) Students

        Essays Available Online  

        Pioneer High School Tennis Website (Ann Arbor, MI 2001-2007)

        HonorsBlog (LSA Honors Program, UM, 2003-2008)


   Please visit: Philosophers' Imprint, which I edit with David Velleman

    Course Pages (Yale)

    Course Pages (Michigan)