Amy Olberding
Presidential Professor of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma

Amy Olberding is the Presidential Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. Her latest book is The Wrong of Rudeness (2019).

Written by Amy Olberding

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Essay/
Virtues and vices
Righteous incivility

The temptation to be uncivil grows as public discourse gets nastier and more aggressive. Can rudeness ever be righteous?

Amy Olberding

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Essay/
Ethics
The outsider

As a philosopher, I can’t conceal my class. But I prefer the counsel of my grandmother to platitudes about ‘impostor syndrome’

Amy Olberding