Chicago Moral Philosophy Project

The Chicago Moral Philosophy Project brings an esteemed scholar specializing in ethics to visit the University of Chicago’s Department of Philosophy each spring. The scholar teaches one graduate-undergraduate course, leads a faculty-doctoral student reading group, and provides special advising to students. The program enhances the curriculum in moral philosophy for graduates and undergraduates and fosters productive and rigorous discussion about ethical topics within the Department of Philosophy and beyond.



The Project: Spring 2018

The visiting scholar for spring 2018 is Anselm Mueller . Professor Mueller’s reading group will be on Varieties of Practical Truth. Professor Mueller’s graduate-undergraduate course is “The Nature of Practical Reason.”


Past courses include:

Past reading group topics include:

  • Teleological Explanations
  • Good Reasons
  • The Good as a Formal Object
  • Free Will




Contact Person

Contact person: Candace Vogler,