Ryan Darr

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Ryan Darr is a doctoral student in religious ethics at Yale University. He also holds a Master in Theological Studies in moral theology from the University of Notre Dame. He works primarily at the intersection of the Christian moral tradition and analytic moral philosophy. His dissertation explores the theological origins of utilitarian moral philosophy in the 17th and early 18th centuries for the sake of critical theological engagement with contemporary moral thought. His other interests include Christian virtue ethics, value theory, philosophy of action, passions/emotions, the natural law tradition, and contemporary social ethical problems around markets, commodification, and climate change.