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L. Nandi Theunissen

TheunissenNandiL. NANDI THEUNISSEN, the Duane L. Peterson Professor of Ethics, joined the Hopkins faculty in the Department of Philosophy in the fall of 2012. She teaches classes in theoretical and normative ethics from both contemporary and historical perspectives.

Before coming to Baltimore, Nandi wrote a dissertation on the value of humanity at Columbia University. Her current research is on theoretical questions about the nature of value. In particular, Nandi is interested in spelling out the idea that the good is the beneficial. Details of Nandi’s research program can be found on her personal webpage: