Professor Rudd’s interests include Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics, Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger. He is the author of Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical (1993), Expressing the World: Skepticism, Wittgenstein and Heidegger (2003), andSelf, Value and Narrative: a Kierkegaardian Approach (2012); and was co-editor (with J. Davenport) of Kierkegaard After MacIntyre(2001). Rudd has published articles in The Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Metaphilosophy, The Journal of Consciousness Studies, The British Journal for History of PhilosophyInquiryEuropean Journal of Philosophy, and Kierkegaardiana.

Professor Rudd has worked in a law firm in London and taught philosophy at the Universities of Bristol and Hertfordshire in England before moving to the United States in 2001.