Aaron Smuts is an Assistant Professor in the philosophy department at Rhode Island College. He earned his PhD in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also studied film. Aaron's interests range across a wide variety of topics in ethics, the philosophy of art, and general value theory. He has published over three dozen articles in a variety of books and academic journals including: American Philosophical Quarterly, Asian Cinema Journal, Contemporary Aesthetics, Kinoeye, Film and Philosophy, Film-Philosophy, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, the Journal of Aesthetic Education, the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, the Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophy Compass, Philosophy and Literature, Philosophical Studies, the Southern Journal of Philosophy, and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He can be reached at: email@example.com.