Marcia W. Baron


Titled Professor (2004)
Rudy Professor of Philosophy
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Philosophy


Marcia Baron's research centers on ethical theory, the history of ethics, and philosophical issues in criminal law. Her publications include Kantian Ethics Almost without Apology (Cornell, 1995), which was designated an Outstanding Academic Book by Choice in 1996; Three Methods of Ethics: A Debate, co-authored with Philip Pettit and Michael Slote (Blackwell, 1997), and such articles and addresses as "Manipulativeness," "Remorse and Agent-Regret," "Justifications and Excuses," "Killing in the Heat of Passion," "'I Thought She Consented,'" "Was Effi Briest a Victim of Kantian Morality?" and "Character, Immorality, and Punishment." She was President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association 2002-2003, was an Associate Editor of the journal, Ethics, from 1995-2005, was on the editorial board of American Philosophical Quarterly from 1989-1992 and is currently on the editorial board of Kantian Review.