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Name  Charles Larmore

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Books  Patterns of moral complexity, The morals of modernity, The autonomy of morality, The Practices of the Self, The romantic legacy

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Charles Larmore (born 23 March 1950 in Baltimore, MD) is the W. Duncan MacMillan Family Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. He is noted for his writings on political liberalism as well as on various topics in moral philosophy (moral realism, the nature of the self) and in the history of philosophy from the 16th to the 20th centuries (including such figures as Montaigne, Descartes, Bayle, Kant, Hölderlin, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Sartre). His most recent work focuses on the nature of reason and reasons. He previously taught at the University of Chicago as the Chester D. Tripp Professor and the Raymond W. & Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor as well as at Columbia University. He received his A.B. at Harvard (1972) and his Ph.D. at Yale (1978).


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Prizes, awards and membership in societies

  • Grand Prix de Philosophie from the Académie française (2004) for Les Pratiques du Moi'
  • Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Elected May 2005)
  • Selected publications

  • Larmore, C. (1987) Patterns of Moral Complexity, Cambridge University Press
  • Larmore, C. (1993) Modernité et morale, Presses Universitaires de France
  • Larmore, C. (1996) The Morals of Modernity, Cambridge University Press.
  • Larmore, C. (1996) The Romantic Legacy, Columbia University Press
  • Larmore, C. (2004) Les pratiques du moi, Presses Universitaires de France (English translation: Practices of the Self, 2010, University of Chicago Press ISBN 9780226468877)
  • Larmore, C. (2004) Débat sur l'éthique. Idéalisme ou réalisme (with Alain Renaut), Grasset
  • Larmore, C. (2008) The Autonomy of Morality, Cambridge University Press
  • Larmore, C. (2008) Dare ragioni. Il soggetto, l'etica, la politica, Rosenberg & Sellier, Torino
  • Larmore, C. (2009) Dernières nouvelles du moi (with Vincent Descombes), Presses Universitaires de France
  • Larmore, C. (2012) Vernunft und Subjektivität, Suhrkamp Verlag
  • Larmore, C. (2017) Das Selbst in seinem Verhältnis zu sich und zu anderen, Klostermann Verlag (Rote Reihe)
  • References

    Charles Larmore Wikipedia