Richard Moran received his Ph.D. from Cornell in 1989 and began teaching at Princeton, coming to Harvard in 1995.  His interests include philosophy of mind and moral psychology, aesthetics and the philosophy of literature, and the later Wittgenstein. He has recently taught courses on the above topics, and on speech acts, the philosophy of action, self-consciousness and intersubjectivity, and Marcel Proust.  

     He is the author of Authority and Estrangement: an essay on self-knowledge (Princeton, 2001), The Exchange of Words: speech, testimony, and intersubjectivity (Oxford, 2018), and The Philosophical Imagination: selected essays (Oxford, 2017)