My name is David O'Brien. I'm a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

I work in moral and political philosophy. In my dissertation, I defend telic egalitarianism--the view that certain inequalities among people are non-instrumentally bad.

By following the links above, you can find more information about my research and teaching. You can also download my CV.

(The image above is a photograph I took in Wisconsin during my favorite weather conditions.)