Daniel N. Robinson


Daniel N. Robinson (born March 9, 1937) is a philosopher who is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University and a Fellow of the Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University.

Robinson has published in a wide variety of subjects, including moral philosophy, the philosophy of psychology, legal philosophy, the philosophy of the mind, intellectual history, legal history, and the history of psychology. He has held academic positions at Amherst College, Georgetown University, Princeton University, and Columbia University.

Central to Robinson’s concerns are the conceptual and philosophical foundations of psychology and related subjects. These are expressed in many of his books and published articles. 

Examples include:
Robinson, Daniel N. (1980). Psychology and Law.  Oxford University Press
Robinson, Daniel N. (1985). Philosophy of Psychology. New York: Columbia University Press.
Robinson, Daniel N. (1995). An Intellectual History of Psychology (3rd ed.). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.
Robinson, Daniel N. (1998). Wild beasts & Idle Humours : the Insanity Defense from Antiquity to the Present.  Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass.
Robinson, Daniel N. (2002). Praise and Blame : Moral Realism and its Application. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. 
Robinson, Daniel N. (2008). Consciousness and Mental Life. New York: Columbia University Press.
Robinson, Daniel N. (2012). How is nature possible? : Kant’s project in the First Critique. London: Continuum. ISBN 1-4411-4851-5.