Russ Shafer-Landau

Credentials: Professor (University of Arizona, Ph.D. 1992)

Position title: Ethics


Phone: 608-263-3700

5165 Helen C. White

Professor Shafer-Landau’s primary interest is in ethics. He is the author of Moral Realism: A Defence (Oxford 2003), Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (Oxford 2004), and The Fundamentals of Ethics (Oxford 2010). He is the editor of Oxford Studies in Metaethics, and is the founder and organizer of the annual Madison Metaethics Workshop (MadMeta). He is also the director of the Marc Sanders Prize in Metaethics. Shafer-Landau is currently working on a large collaborative project with UW colleague John Bengson and Terence Cuneo (Vermont) that seeks to offer a new vindication of nonnaturalist moral realism.