Bobby Bingle

Bobby Bingle

Student

Overview

Bobby Bingle is a fifth-year PhD student in the Philosophy department. His research is in moral philosophy and focuses on theories of moral responsibility and the reactive attitudes, as well as in Buddhist comparative philosophy. The topic of his dissertation is the moral status of anger as a response to wrongdoing. As part of this project, Bobby seeks to understand and address the challenges raised by various philosophical traditions, primarily Stoicism and early Buddhism, that anger is never a morally appropriate response to injustice. Bobby received his BA in mathematics from Saginaw Valley State University, and his MA in philosophy from Georgia State University.