Pauline Kleingeld

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials P.
Main position Hoogleraar RUG
Disciplines Philosophy
Chair Ethiek en haar geschiedenis
Division Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Section Philosophy and Theology Section
Membership Member
Since 2015
Member of Adviescommissie Ammodo KNAW Awards (Humanities)
Employed by Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte
Oude Boteringestraat 52
9712 GL Groningen
tel.  050 363 6775
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Pauline Kleingeld (born in 1962) is a leading expert on Kantian ethics and political philosophy. She has published on such matters as free will, the role of emotions, and cosmopolitanism in the past and present. Kleingeld has succeeded in connecting discoveries in the behavioural sciences and ethics. She is currently studying the significance of empirical psychology for ethics and the question of the foundations of moral obligation.