Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Ethics Program
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 2-3 p.m., Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.
and by appointment
B.A., Smith College
M.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Denis' teaching interests include ethical theory, applied ethics, and the history of philosophy. Her scholarly interests include Kantian ethics, especially virtue and duties to oneself.
Professor Denis' publications include Moral Self-Regard: Duties to Oneself in Kant's Moral Theory
, a supplemented edition of Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
, and articles on such topics as Kant's criticisms of atheism, Kant on sex and marriage and Kant's conception of virtue. She is currently editing an anthology titled Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide