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Roberts, Robert C.

Resident Scholar
Baylor University
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Robert C. Roberts Vitae

Roberts received his Ph.D from Yale University in 1974, and has taught at Western Kentucky University (1973–1984) and Wheaton College (1984–2000). Roberts has had research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and the John Templeton Foundation. He retired from Baylor’s philosophy department in 2015 and is emeritus Distinguished Professor of Ethics.

Areas of Interest
Moral psychology (with focus on affectivity and virtues), Kierkegaard, Virtue Epistemology

Current Projects
Art Seeking Understanding, edited with David Lyle Jeffrey, forthcoming from Baylor University Press in 2023
Attention to Virtues: An Affective Grammar [this is a sequel of Emotions: An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology (Cambridge, 2003) and Emotions in the Moral Life (Cambridge, 2013)]
Virtue Ethics in Christian Perspective, under contract with Cascade Books.

Recent Publications
Recovering Christian Character: The Psychological Wisdom of Søren Kierkegaard (Eerdmans, 2022)