Paul Russell

Selected Publications

My most recent publications include….

– The Limits of Free Will: Selected Papers (Oxford University Press: forthcoming 2017).

– The Oxford Handbook of HUME. Edited with an introduction. (Oxford University Press: 2016).

–  “Free Will and Affirmation: Assessing Honderich’s Third Way”, in Ted Honderich on Consciousness, Determinism, and Humanity. G. Caruso, ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. (forthcoming 2017).

– “Free Will Pessimism”, in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, Volume 4, edited by David Shoemaker. Oxford University Press, 2017), 93-120.

– “Free Will and Moral Sentiments: Strawsonian Theories”, The Routledge Companion to Free Will, Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy and Kevin Timpe,  eds. (New York & London: Routledge, 2017),   96-108.

– Review of Michael McKenna, Conversation and Responsibility – in Philosophical Review. 126:2 (2017), 285-95.

–  “Hume’s Philosophy of Irreligion & the Myth of British Empiricism”,  The Oxford Handbook of Hume, Paul Russell, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press: 2016 ), 109-37.

–   “’Hume’s Lengthy Digression’: Free Will in the Treatise”, The Cambridge Companion to Hume’s Treatise. A. Butler & D. Ainslie, eds., (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 2015).

For Further information regarding Paul Russell’s publications, presentations, teaching and other such matters please see his personal web page.

Research Interests    

My primary research interests are in the areas of free will and moral responsibility, early modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion.

Currently Teaching

On leave July 2017-January 2020

In July 2015 I was appointed Professor of Philosophy at Gothenburg University and Director of the Gothenburg Responsibility Project. Although I continue at UBC on a half-time basis, I will be away on leave until January 2020.