Ryan Pollock, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor 

Department of Philosophy

Office: B-3-231 MAK                                     

Email: pollockr@gvsu.edu

Phone: (616) 331-2114

Fax: (616) 331-2601


Ryan Pollock completed his Ph.D. in philosophy at Penn State in 2015. His research focuses upon moral sentimentalism in the Scottish Enlightenment period with a specific emphasis upon the thought of David Hume and Adam Smith. This includes a range of topics such as the possibility of moral progress within a sentimentalist framework, the nature of moral judgment, the scope of sympathy and moral consideration, and the duties of justice. His recent publications include articles in  The Southern Journal of Philosophy and  Pacific Philosophical Quarterly.

Ryan Pollock

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