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Christel Fricke

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

Christel Fricke

Christel Fricke holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and a Habili­tation from Heidelberg University. Since 2003, she has been a professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo, Norway. From 2007–2010, she was the founding director of the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature. She is a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. She has written extensively on moral theory, aesthetics, and the philosophical Enlightenment, as in articles such as “The Challenges of Pride and Prejudice: Adam Smith and Jane Austen on Moral Education” (Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 2014). She defends a constructivist account of morality, strongly inspired by the work of Smith. She is co-editor of Intersubjectivity and Objectivity in Adam Smith and Edmund Husserl (with Dagfinn Føllesdal, 2012, Ontos Verlag) and Adam Smith and the Conditions of a Moral Society (a special issue of the Adam Smith Review), and she is also editor of The Ethics of Forgiveness (2011, Routledge). Her email address is christel.fricke@​csmn.uio.no.