Paul Russell
Professor of Philosophy, Universities of Lund and British Columbia

Paul Russell is professor of philosophy and director of the Lund|Gothenburg Responsibility Project at Lund University in Sweden. He is also a professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Canada. His latest book is The Limits of Free Will (2017).

Written by Paul Russell

The Inquisition Scene (1808-1812), by Francisco Goya. Courtesy the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid

Essay/
Virtues and vices
Vice dressed as virtue

Cruelty and morality seem like polar opposites – until they join forces. Beware those who persecute in the name of principle

Paul Russell

Tolerance is critical. Manchester, England, 2013. Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty

Essay/
Ethics
The limits of tolerance

A religious worldview cannot expect the same kinds of tolerance as racial, gender, or sexual identities. Here’s why

Paul Russell