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Peter Railton

AKA Peter Albert Railton

Born: 23-May-1950
Birthplace: Elgin, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Facts, Values, and Norms

Father: Arthur Roy Railton
Mother: Marjorie Elizabeth Marks
Wife: Rebecca Jarvis Scott (m. 21-Apr-1978, two sons)
Son: John Scott-Railton
Son: Thomas Scott-Railton

    University: AB, Harvard University (1971)
    University: PhD Philosophy, Princeton University (1980)
    Associate Professor: Philosophy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1979-90)
    Professor: Philosophy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1990-)
    Department Chair: Philosophy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2002-05)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2004
    American Philosophical Association
    American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy
    Council for Philosophical Studies
    Philosophy of Sciences Association
    Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Author of books:
Facts, Values, and Norms: Essays Toward a Morality of Consequence (2003, philosophy)


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