Ralf M. Bader
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I am a Fellow of Merton College and an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Oxford. My research primarily focuses on value theory (axiology, intrinsic value, organic unities, agent-relativity, population ethics), contemporary metaphysics (intrinsicality, supervenience, coinciding objects, counterpart theory, dispositions, causation, identity, mereology), and Kant scholarship (highest good, happiness, imperatives, tables of categories, transcendental idealism). I am also interested in neo-Kantian and early analytic philosophy, as well as in political philosophy. Prior to moving to Oxford, I was a Bersoff Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Philosophy Department at New York University. I received my Ph.D. and M.Litt. from the University of St Andrews and did my undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford (St Edmund Hall).