Zoë Johnson King

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


  • Motivation
  • Conscience
  • Virtue
  • Heroism and heroes
  • Praise and blame
  • Ignorance; uncertainty
  • Burdens of proof
  • Moral development and moral education
  • Ethical reasoning

Additional Information

  • I’m currently writing a piece about concepts of virtue and heroism implicit in the rhetoric of calling essential workers “heroes”, and co-writing a piece about fairness in machine learning. Mentioning this as I know these are hot button issues.

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