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David S. Oderberg B.A., L.L.B. (Melbourne), D.Phil. (Oxford)

Professor and Head of Department of Philosophy

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy UK

Department of Philosophy,

Edith Morley Building,

University of Reading,

Reading, RG6 6EL, U.K.

phone +44-(0)118-378 5277; email

My chief interest is metaphysics, but I also have a major interest in moral philosophy and have published in a number of areas including philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and philosophical logic, among others. I have written books on metaphysics and ethics, and my latest book, The Metaphysics of Good and Evil, was published in 2020.

What's new:

The Order of Charity (2021)

Offence, Hypocrisy, and the Function of Democracy (2021)

The Metaphysics of Good and Evil

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