Next in our series of mentees interviewing mentors, this interview by Michael McKenna (Arizona) of Paul Russell (UBC/Lund/Gothenburg Responsibility Project). Guest appearances by  C.A. Campbell, Jerry Cohen, and Bernard Williams. Russell talks about his life growing up amongst philosophers, life at Cambridge in one of its heydays, his coming to work on Hume, free will, and his free will pessimism, plus some bonuses on music and vacation.

A NOTE ABOUT THE AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION: We apologize, but it is rather terrible, unfortunately, with many garbled words and phrases. Because of various issues, we are unable to edit it, so please just ignore it.

Upcoming interviews will include Connie Rosati interviewing Steve Darwall. If you’d like to conduct an interview with your mentor, please let us know so we can help arrange it.