Professor Moore received his bachelor's degree from Stanford University, and his PhD from Columbia University. He did post-doctoral study at Harvard Law School as a Liberal Arts Fellow. Previously to his appointment at the UW, he taught at the University of Hawaii. He has chaired the UW Faculty Senate, has served on the UW Medical Center Board of Directors, and has directed the UW Center for the Humanities. He is fond of beauty and goodness. Professor Moore will be retiring at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year.
- Moore, Ronald. “The Moral Dimensions of Natural Beauty,” in Environmental Ethics for Canadians, edited by Byron Williston, 197-204. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Moore, Ronald. Natural Beauty: A Theory of Aesthetics Beyond the Arts. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2008.
- Moore, Ronald. "Aesthetic Education: History of Aesthetic Education," in Vol. 2 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, edited by Michael Kelly, 89-93. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
- Moore, Ronald. "Moral Rights of Art: Historical and Conceptual Overview," in Vol. 2 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, edited by Michael Kelly, 288-292. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
- Moore, Ronald. “Ugliness,” in Vol. 4 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, edited by Michael Kelly, 417-421. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
- Moore, Ronald. Puzzles About Art: A Casebook in Aesthetics, with Margaret P. Battin, John Fisher, and Anita Silvers, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. Korean Edition, 2005. Second edition forthcoming.
- Moore, Ronald. Legal Norms and Legal Science: A Critical Study of Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law, Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1978.
Summer 2013 A-term
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2019 - July 14, 2019
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2018 - June 26, 2018
- Summer Reading Recommendations from the Philosophy Faculty - July 16, 2017
- Ronald Moore and Lynn Hankinson Nelson's Retirement Celebration - July 11, 2016
- Join Us for Professors Lynn Hankinson Nelson and Ronald Moore Retirement Celebration - March 30, 2016
- What Can Music Teach Us About World War I? - September 14, 2015
- Newsletter Fall 2011 Awards and Achievements Faculty - March 31, 2014