2019 | 2020
Issue No. 1 | Volume CXX
Ambition, Love, and Happiness
Monday, 21 October 2019
17.30 - 19.15
London WC13 7HU
Glen Pettigrove is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow, occupying the Chair in Moral Philosophy previously held by Glasgow’s favourite son, Adam Smith. Before joining the Glasgow department Glen was Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland. He specializes in moral psychology, normative ethics, and early modern philosophy. He has a particular interest in the role of the emotions in our personal and collective lives and has written on anger, cheerfulness, forgiveness, guilt, love, and shame. He is the author of Forgiveness and Love (Oxford University Press, 2012) as well as numerous articles on virtue, religious ethics, and group attitudes.
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