The Wheatley Institution

Daniel N. Robinson

Senior Fellow


Daniel N. Robinson
Daniel N. Robinson is a Senior Fellow at the Wheatley Institution, Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at Georgetown University and a Fellow of the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University. He earned the B.A. at Colgate University and the Ph. D. in Neuropsychology at the City University of New York.
 
Professor Robinson has published in a wide variety of subjects, including moral philosophy, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of law, intellectual history and history of psychology. Among his works are Wild Beasts & Idle Humours: The Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present (Harvard, 1996), Praise And Blame: Moral Realism and Its Applications (Princeton, 2002) and Schiavo, Privacy and Interests of Law (Oxford, 2009).
 
He has held academic positions at Amherst College, Princeton and Columbia. He served as principal consultant to Public Broadcasting and the BBC for their award-winning series "The Brain" and "The Mind" and is on the Board of Consulting Scholars of Princeton University's James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He holds two Lifetime Achievement awards from divisions of the American Psychological Association and in 2011 he received the Gittler Award from the American Psychological Association for significant contributions to the philosophical foundations of Psychology. For further details, see: http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/members/senior_research_fellows/dan_robinson

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