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Emer O'Hagan BA.MA.PhD

Professor, Undergraduate Chair Philosophy

Faculty Member in Philosophy

Office
Arts 622

Research Area(s)

  • Ethics
  • Practical Reason
  • Kantian Ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Philosophy of Death

Publications

Selection of Publications (by Year)

  • O'Hagan, E. "Grief, Love, and Buddhist Resilience". The Journal of Value Inquiry 55 (2021): 41-55.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Self-Unity, Identification and Self-Recognition". Philosophia 47, 3 (2019): 775-789.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Inarticulate Forgiveness". Metaphilosophy 50, 4 (2019): 536-550.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Non-Self and Ethics: Kantian and Buddhist Themes" In Ethics without Self, Dharma without Atman: Western and Buddhist Philosophical Traditions in Dialogue, edited by Gordon Davis. New York: Springer, 2018.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Modesty as an excellence in moral perspective taking". European Journal of Philosophy (2017): 1-14.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Self-Knowledge and the Development of Virtue" In Virtue’s Reasons: New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons, edited by Stewart Braun and Noell Birondo, 107-125. New York: Routledge, 2017.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Shmagents, Realism and Constitutivism About Rational Norms". The Journal of Value Inquiry, 48, 1 (2014): 17-31.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Self-Knowledge and Moral Stupidity". Ratio, XXV, 3 (2012): 291-306.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Kant and the Buddha on Self-Knowledge" In Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy, edited by Stephen Palmquist, 695-708. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Moral Self-Knowledge in Kantian Ethics". Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 12, 5 (2009): 525-537.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Animals, Agency, and Obligation in Kantian Ethics". Social Theory and Practice, 35, 4 (2009): 531-554.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Belief, normativity and the constitution of agency". Philosophical Explorations, 8, 1 (2005): 39-52.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Generosity and Mechanism in Descartes's Passions". Minerva: An Internet Journal of Philosophy, 9 (2005): 531-555.
  • O'Hagan, E. "Practical Identity and the Constitution of Agency". The Journal of Value Inquiry, 38 (2004): 49-59.

Teaching & Supervision

Selection of Courses Taught (by Year)

  • 2017 - PHIL 133: Introduction to Ethics and Values
  • 2017 - PHIL 433: Anger, Forgiveness, and Love
  • 2018 - PHIL 233: Ethical Theory
  • 2018 - PHIL 293: Philosophy of Death
  • 2019 - PHIL 233: Ethical Theory
  • 2019 - PHIL 333: Metaethics: Morality, Objectivity, and Identity
  • 2020 - PHIL 233: Ethical Theory
  • 2020 - PHIL 333: PHIL 333: Metaethics
  • 2021 - PHIL 133: Introduction to Ethics and Values

Research

Ethics Kantian Ethics Metaethics Moral Psychology Philosophy of Death Practical Reason Self-Knowledge in Ethics