Allen Wood is Ruth Norman Halls Professor, Indiana University Bloomington and Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor emeritus, Stanford University. He has also taught at Cornell University and Yale University.
Allen Wood’s interests are in the history of modern philosophy, especially Kant and German idealism, and in ethics and social philosophy. He is author of many articles and chapters in philosophical journals and anthologies. The book-length publications he has authored include: Kant’s Moral Religion (1970, reissued 2009), Kant’s Rational Theology (1978, reissued 2009), Karl Marx (1981, second expanded edition 2004), Hegel’s Ethical Thought (1990), Kant’s Ethical Thought (1999), Unsettling Obligations (2002), Kant (2004) and Kantian Ethics (2008), The Free Development of Each: (2014), and co-authored with Dieter Schönecker, Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals: A Commentary (Harvard University Press, 2015). (A German language version of this commentary has gone through four editions since 2002.) His most recent books are Fichte’s Ethical Thought (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Formulas of the Moral Law (Cambridge Kant Element, 2017). He is currently writing a book, Kant and Religion, for Cambridge University Press.