Irene McMullin
Professor of Philosophy, University of Essex

Irene McMullin is professor of philosophy at the University of Essex in the UK. She is the author of Time and the Shared World: Heidegger on Social Relations (2013) and Existential Flourishing: A Phenomenology of the Virtues (2019).

Written by Irene McMullin

An American soldier with British war orphans adopted by his unit. Photo taken in London, early 1943. Photo by Robert Capa, International Centre for Photography/Magnum

Essay/
Ethics
The right right thing to do

The ethical life means being good to ourselves, to others, and to the world. But how do you choose if these demands compete?

Irene McMullin