Faculty

Kieran Setiya

Professor

Homepage | 32-D916 | 617-715-4264 | ksetiya@mit.edu

Kieran Setiya works mainly in ethics, epistemology, and the philosophy of mind. He is the author of Practical Knowledge, Reasons without Rationalism, and Knowing Right From Wrong, which defend a cognitive theory of intention, a form of virtue ethics, and an account of ethical knowledge that draws on Aristotle and Hume. He has also written about love, regret, and rights. Most recently, he is the author of a self-help book, Midlife: A Philosophical Guide, and a number of essays in public philosophy.