Lara Denis

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Lara  Denis

Lara Denis

Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Ethics Program

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.5364
Office Hours: Professor Denis is on sabbatical for the 2015-16 academic year.

Academic Degrees

B.A., Smith College
M.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Denis' teaching interests include ethical theory, applied ethics, and  the history of philosophy. Her scholarly interests include Kantian ethics, especially virtue and duties to oneself.

Professional Activities

Professor Denis' publications include Moral Self-Regard: Duties to Oneself in Kant's Moral Theory, a supplemented edition of Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, and articles on such topics as Kant's criticisms of atheism, Kant on sex and marriage and Kant's conception of virtue. She is currently editing an anthology titled Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide.

Web Links

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)