Alexander Dietz

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Philosophy Department at the University of Southern California. Starting in September, I will be a Lecturer in Philosophy at Cardiff University. My main interests are in normative ethics and moral psychology.

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You can find my CV here.


  1. Are My Temporal Parts Agents? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, forthcoming.

  2. Explaining the Paradox of Hedonism. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming.

  3. What We Together Ought to Do. Ethics, 126 (2016): 955-982.

  4. Effective Altruism and Collective Obligations. Utilitas, forthcoming.

  5. Review of Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Volume 5, ed. Mark Timmons. Journal of Moral Philosophy, forthcoming.

Work in Progress

  1. The Bleakness of Telic Subjectivism. Paper under review. I recently presented this paper at the British Society for Ethical Theory conference.

  2. Unit-of-Agency Dilemmas. Paper under review. I will present this paper at Social Ontology 2018 in August.

  3. Units of Agency in Ethics. Ph.D. dissertation.

Feel free to email me for drafts of any of my work.

Last updated July 2018.