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Daniel Jacobson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. He works on a range of topics in ethics and moral psychology, especially issues concerning sentimentalism and the moral and political philosophy of J.S. Mill, and he has published extensively in these fields as well as in aesthetics and political philosophy. Jacobson is currently working on the Mill volume for the Routledge Philosophers Series and a collaborative book project, Rational Sentimentalism, with Professor Justin D'Arms (Ohio State) for Oxford University Press. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, American Council of Learned Societies, and the Princeton University Center for Human Values. Jacobson is the Project Leader of The Science of Ethics, a three-year project funded by the John Templeton Foundation.