Tyler Williams (MA ’14) is pursuing the joint degree in law and bioethics (JD/MBE) at the University of Pennsylvania.
Tyler's academic interests include: philosophy of law and jurisprudence; religion and the law; law and morality; normative ethics; meta-ethics; political philosophy. Tyler has written on animal ethics, evolutionary psychology and morality, ethics and intuitions, religion and ethics, Kant's ethics, and some topics in political philosophy, including the public justification of coercive law, distributive justice, and Rawls's Political Liberalism.
At Brandeis, Tyler was the Graduate Student Representative for 2013. In this role, he represented the graduate students to the faculty, staff, and undergraduate students of philosophy. He also coordinated cooperative academic exercises among the graduate students, including presentations of the Graduate Student Speaker Series.
Tyler can be reached by email at tylerwilliams at brandeis.