Richard Joyce (born 1966) is a British-New Zealand moral philosopher, known for his contributions to the field of meta-ethics. Joyce is a prominent moral anti-realist / moral skeptic and is known in particular for his defence of both moral fictionalism and moral error theory.
He received a PhD from Princeton University in 1998, and lectured at the University of Sheffield up until 2001, before taking up a research fellowship at the Australian National University in Canberra. In 2006 he took up an international senior research fellowship at the University of Sydney, and in 2010 he accepted a professorship at Victoria University of Wellington.
His major works include The Myth of Morality (2001) and The Evolution of Morality (2006).
- ^ "Moral Anti-Realism".
- ^ "Moral Skepticism".
- ^ "Fictionalism".
- ^ "Supplement to Moral Anti-Realism".
- ^ "Brief Biography".
- ^ "The Myth of Morality".
- ^ "The Evolution of Morality".