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Bridget Clarke

Bridget Clarke

Professor of Philosophy

Office: LA 148
Fax: (406) 243-4076
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Current Position

Professor of Philosophy


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

Ethics, History of Ethics, Moral Psychology


[Selected publications. For a comprehensive list, see my CV.] 

"Murdoch and the Meaning of Life." The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers, ed. S. Leach and J. Tartaglia (Routledge, 2018), 252-259.

"Virtue as a Sensitivity." The Oxford Handbook of Virtue, ed. N. Snow (Oxford, 2018), 35-56. 

"Iris Murdoch and the Prospects for Critical Moral Perception," Iris Murdoch, Philosopher, ed. J. Broackes (Oxford, 2012), 227-253.

“Virtue and Disagreement,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 13(3) (2010): 273-291.

"Form and Persuasion in Descartes' Meditations," Visions of Value and Truth: Understanding Philosophy and Literature, eds. Ruokonen and Werner, Acta Philosophica Fennica Series, 79 (2006): 155-174.

Environmental Bio

Professor Clarke received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.  Her research is in ethics, history of ethics, and moral psychology.  She teaches our graduate course in value theory.