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Dr Edward Skidelsky

Research Interests

Ernst Cassirer

Virtue ethics

Ethics and economics

The history of the virtues

Research Supervision


  • Ernst Cassirer
  • Twentieth-century German philosophy and social thought
  • Art as a social practice
  • Virtue ethics
  • Ethics and Economics


Research Students

I am currently supervising Toby Sherman, who is writing a doctoral thesis on conceptions of happiness. From 2010-2013, I co-supervised Christopher Fear, who wrote his thesis on Collingwood's theory of history.