John M. Doris, 2008–2009 | National Humanities Center

John M. Doris (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

A Natural History of the Self

Washington University in St. Louis

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

John M. Doris made substantial progress on A Natural History of the Self, under contract with Oxford University Press. He coauthored "Broadminded: Sociality and the Cognitive Science of Morality" for The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Cognitive Science and three papers for The Moral Psychology Handbook (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), which he coedited. He also wrote "Skepticism about Persons" for Philosophical Issues: Metaethics and coauthored "Personality and Personal Control" for the Journal of Research in Personality.