David Owens is Professor of Philosophy at Kings College, London. He has also held visiting appointments at All Souls College, Oxford, Yale University, London University, Sydney University, New York University and the University of Lublin. His most recent book Shaping the Normative Landscape focuses on blame, wronging and obligation and their involvement in forgiveness, friendship, promising and consent. He is the author of two other books: Reason Without Freedom and Causes and Coincidences.