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Andrew Chignell

Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Chignell is a professor of philosophy at University of Pennsylvania, with a secondary appointment in the department of Religious Studies. From 2003 to 2016, he taught in Cornell's Susan Linn Sage School of Philosophy, German Studies department and Religious Studies program. His research is focused on Kant and modern philosophy, the ethics of belief, aesthetics, philosophy of religion, and food ethics. With Sam Newlands, Chignell was most recently the co-director of a multi-year $5m Hope and Optimism initiative.