|institutions||university of michigan|
|moral philosophy, decision theory|
allan gibbard (born 1942) is the richard b. brandt distinguished university professor of philosophy emeritus at the university of michigan, ann arbor. gibbard has made major contributions to contemporary ethical theory, in particular metaethics, where he has developed a contemporary version of non-cognitivism. he has also published articles in the philosophy of language, metaphysics, and social choice theory.