Andrew  Sepielli

Assistant Professor
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A.B. Princeton (2001), J.D. Yale (2004), Ph.D. Rutgers (2010)


Graduate Seminars:

2009-2010: Taxonomy and Meta-Taxonomy in Normative Ethics

2010-2011: Moral Realism

2011-2012: Rationality, Consciousness, and Action (w/ Benj Hellie)

2012-2013: Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Bernard Williams

2014-2015 grad seminar: Contemporary Meta-Ethics

For additional information, papers, and a CV, see Prof. Sepielli’s personal website.


Primary Office

UTM North Bldg – Room 276
Tel: 905-828-3757
Fax: 902-828-5202


Secondary Office

Department of Philosophy

170 St. George St., 5th fl., Rm. 510
Fax: 416-978-8703

Research Interests:  
Meta-ethics, normative ethics, philosophical psychology, pragmatism, Nietzsche, philosophy of law

–“Pragmatism and Meta-Ethics,” forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Meta-Ethics (Tristram McPherson and David Plunkett, eds.) Routledge, TBD.

–“Moral Realism without Moral Metaphysics,” provisionally forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. XI (Russ Shafer-Landau, ed.)

–“What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do,” Nous (2013).

–“The Law’s ‘Majestic Equality’,” Law and Philosophy (2013).

–“Subjective and Objective Reasons,” forthcoming in Oxford Handbook on Reasons and Normativity (Daniel Star, ed.).

–“Moral Uncertainty and the Principle of Equity among Moral Theories,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (2013).

–“Subjective Normativity and Action Guidance,” Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol. II (Mark Timmons, ed.) (OUP, 2012)

–“Normative Uncertainty for Non-Cognitivists,” Philosophical Studies (2012).

–“What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do,” Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. IV (Russ Shafer-Landau, ed.) (OUP, 2009).

For a complete listing of Andrew Sepielli’s publications, please consult PhilPapers: