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Jonathan Dancy

Areas of interest

Professor Dancy is the author of An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology, Moral Reasons, Berkeley: An Introduction, Practical Reality, and Ethics Without Principles, as well as articles on many philosophical subjects.

He is the editor of Perceptual Knowledge, Reading Parfit, Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, and co-editor of A Companion to Epistemology.


  • Dancy, J. (2015) More right than wrong. In: Timmons, M. and Johnson, R. , (eds.) Reason, Value, and Respect Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.. Oxford University Press , Oxford. pp. 101-118. ISBN: 9780199699575

  • Dancy, J. (2014) From thought to action. In: Shafer-Landau, R. , (eds.) Oxford Studies in Metaethics. , 9. Oxford University Press , Oxford. pp. 1-17. ISBN: 9780198709299

  • Dancy, J. (2009) Arguments from illusion. In: Byrne, A. and Logue, H. , (eds.) Disjunctivism: contemporary readings. MIT readers in contemporary philosophy MIT Press , Cambridge, USA. pp. 117-136. ISBN: 9780262524902
  • Dancy, J. (2009) Harold Arthur Prichard. In: Zalta, E. , (eds.) Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford University
  • Dancy, J. (2009) Normativity. Lexikon philosophie, hundert grundbegriffe. Reclam Verlag , Stuttgart. pp. 334. ISBN: 9783150107119
  • Dancy, J. (2009) Reasons and rationality. In: Skorupski, J. , Robertson, S. , Timmerman, J. , (eds.) Spheres of reason: new essays in the philosophy of normativity. Oxford University Press , Oxford. pp. 93-112. ISBN: 9780199572939
  • Dancy, J. (2009) Action, content and inference. In: Glock, H. and Hyman, J. , (eds.) Wittgenstein and analytic philosophy: essays for P. M. S. Hacker . Oxford University Press , Oxford. pp. 278-298. ISBN: 9780199213238