Prof. Linda Radzik, Ph.D.

Previous Visiting Fellow

Linda Radzik is Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University in College Station. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. She held research fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2004/05 and in 2011 she spent a year at the Universität Tübingen. She delivered the 2018 Descartes Lectures at Tilburg University.

Linda Radzik’s work explores the moral, social, and legal issues that arise in the aftermath of wrongdoing. She wrote on topics such as forgiveness, reconciliation, criminal punishment, tort law, collective moral responsibility, postwar ethics, gossip, and the roles third parties play in maintaining moral norms. She is the author of Making Amends: Atonement in Morality, Law and Politics (New York / Oxford, 2009) and The Ethics of Social Punishment: The Enforcement of Morality in Everyday Life (Cambridge, 2020).

Linda Radzik is member of the CAS Research Group "Relationships in Transition: Normative Challenges" of Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler.