David Owens is Professor of Philosophy at Kings College, London. He has held visiting appointments at All Souls College, Oxford, Yale University, London University, Sydney University, New York University and the University of Lublin. A collection of his papers Normativity and Control was published in 2017. He is the author of three books: Shaping the Normative Landscape (2012), Reason Without Freedom (2000) and Causes and Coincidences (1992). A new monograph entitled BOUND BY CONVENTION will be published by Oxford University Press in 2022.