Nandi Theunissen (PhD Columbia 2012) is an associate professor of philosophy. Before joining the department in 2018 Nandi was Duane L. Peterson assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University. She works on theoretical topics in ethics, with a focus on the nature of value.
Co-edited with Sarah Buss, Re-Evaluating the Value of Humanity (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2021). Contributors include Ralf Bader, Richard Bett, Akeel Bilgrami, Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Stephen Darwall, Don Garrett, Julia Jorati, Michelle Kosch, Yitzhak Melamed, Elijah Millgram, Peter Railton, Andrea Sangiovanni, Kieran Setiya, Kenny Walden.
ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS
“Kant’s Commitment to Metaphysics of Morals,” European Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 24, Iss. 1 (accepted 2013; in print 2016): pp. 103-128.
“Must We Be Just Plain Good? On Regress Arguments for the Value of Humanity,” Ethics, 128, No. 2 (2018): pp. 346-372.
“A Puzzle for Relational Realism: Virtue and the Beneficial,” in preparation for Paul Bloomfield and David Copp (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Moral Realism, with commentary by Mark Schroeder, Simon Blackburn, and Timothy Williamson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2021).
“Explaining Human Value,” in preparation for Sarah Buss and Nandi Theunissen (eds.), Re-Evaluatingthe Value of Humanity (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2021).