Michael Huemer

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Michael Huemer
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Born (1969-12-27) December 27, 1969 (age 47)
Alma mater B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Notable work Approaching Infinity
The Problem of Political Authority

Ethical Intuitionism
Skepticism and the Veil of Perception
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Analytic, Libertarianism
Institutions University of Colorado, Boulder
Main interests
Epistemology, Meta-ethics, Ethics, Political Philosophy
Notable ideas
Phenomenal conservatism

Michael Huemer (born 27 December 1969) is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder.[1] He has defended ethical intuitionism, direct realism, libertarianism and philosophical anarchism.

Ethical intuitionism and Moral Realism[edit]

Huemer's book Ethical Intuitionism was reviewed in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews,[2] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research[3] and Mind.[4]


  1. ^ Huemer, Michael. "Prof. Huemer's page for students". Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  2. ^ McNaughton, David (10 September 2006). "Michael Huemer: Ethical Intuitionism". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. ISSN 1538-1617. 
  3. ^ Schroeder, Mark (2009). "Review: Huemer's Clarkeanism: Ethical Intuitionism by Michael Huemer". Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 78 (1): 197–204. JSTOR 40380419. 
  4. ^ Lemos, Noah (2008). "Review: Michael Huemer: Ethical Intuitionism". Mind. 117 (466): 483–486. ISSN 0026-4423. doi:10.1093/mind/fzn063. 

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