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Rae Langton

Prof Rae Langton

Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy,
Faculty Chair

Areas of research

empathy and imagination, speech act theory, feminist philosophy


Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Selected publications:

  • Langton, R. (2019). Empathy and first-personal imagining. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 119 (1), 77–104.
  • Langton, R. (2012). Beyond belief: pragmatics in hate speech and pornography. In M.K. McGowan & M. Ishani (eds.), Speech and harm (pp. 126-147). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Langton, R. (2003). Intention as faith. In H. Steward & J. Hyman (eds.), Royal Institute of philosophy supplement (pp. 243- 258). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Langton, R. (2001). Virtues of resentment, Utilitas, 13 (2), 255-62.
  • Holton, R. & Langton, R. (1998). Empathy and animal ethics. In D. Jamieson (ed.), Singer and his critics (pp. 209-232). Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
  • Langton, R. (1992). Duty and desolation, Philosophy, 67, 481-505.


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