Christel Fricke is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oslo, Norway. From 2007 till 2010, she was the director of the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN). She has published extensively on aesthetics and moral theory and on the history of philosophy. Her present research focuses on social interaction and moral psychology. She has co-edited (with Hans-Peter Schütt) Adam Smith als Moralphilosoph, (Berlin: deGruyter, 2005) and (with Raino Malnes, Karl Ove Moene, and Ragnvald Kalleberg) Adam Smith and the Conditions of a Moral Society (The Adam Smith Review, 2010).