Recent Publications


"Against Psychological Sequentialism," co-authored w/Anthony Brueckner, Analysis, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 96-101, 2013.

"Becker on Epistemic Luck," co-authored w/Anthony Brueckner, Philosophical Studies, Vol. 163, No. 1, pp. 171-175, 2013.

"Does Indeterminacy Matter?," Theoria, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 155-166, 2013.

"A Tale of Two Fallibilists: On An Argument for Infallibilism," co-authored w/ Anthony Brueckner, Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 195-199, 2012.

"Bailey on Incompatibilism and the 'No Past' Objection," co-authored w/Anthony Brueckner, Logos and Episteme: An International Journal for Epistemology, Vol II, Issue 4, pp. 613-617, 2011.

"No Closure on Skepticism," co-authored w/Yuval Avnur and Anthony Brueckner, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 92, 439-447, 2011.

"Review of Logi Gunnarson's Philosophy of Personal Identity and Multiple Personality," The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 61, pp. 418-420, 2011.

"Reply to Baumann on Factivity and Contextualism," co-authored w/Anthony Brueckner, Analysis, Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 486-489, 2010.


"A Critical Evaluation of a Classic Moral Scientist: Are There Any Moral Facts to Discover?" in Morality: Reasoning on Different Approaches, edited by Vasil Gluchman, Value Inquiry Book Series, Amsterdam/New York: Radopi, 2013, pp. 25-46.


"The Problem of Unemployment," Economics, Management, and Financial Markets, (forthcoming).

"Finding Consistency in Roussea," Philosophy Study, (forthcoming).

"Towards a Caring Economy" in Applying Care Ethics to Business, Vol. 34, Maurice Hamington and Maureen Sander-Staudt, eds. (NY: Springer), pp. 73-89, September 2011.

"The Individual Variability Problem," Philosophia, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 533-554, 2010; and shorter version reprinted in An Anthology of Philosophical Studies, Patricia Hanna, ed., pp. 113-128, 2010.

"Colour Fictionalism," Rivista Di Estetica, Vol. 1, Issue 43, pp. 109-123, 2010.


"Review of 'Law and Religion in the 21st Century: Relations between States and Religious Communities,' edited by Silvio Ferrari and Rinaldo Christofori," The Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 754-758, 2012.


"Popular Culture and Philosophy:  Rules of Engagement," Essays in Philosophy, Vol. 15, Issue 1, Article 3, pp. 19-32,, January 2014.

Planet of the Apes and Philosophy: Great Apes Think Alike, editor, Chicago: Open Court, June 2013.

"Serkis Act," in Planet of the Apes and Philosophy: Great Apes Think Alike, ed. John Huss, Chicago: Open Court, pp. 193-201, June 2013.

"Science's Crazy Dogma," co-authored w/Bernard Rollin, in Planet of the Apes and Philosophy: Great Apes Think Alike, ed. John Huss, Chicago: Open Court, pp. 41-52, June 2013.

"Is Rock and Roll a Higher or Lower Pleasure?," in The Rolling Stones and Philosophy, ed. George Reisch and Luke Dick, Chicago: Open Court, 2012.

"The Head and the Groin of Rock," (originally titled "Grist for the John Stuart Mill: Rock and Roll as a Higher Pleasure"), The Rolling Stones and Philosophy, edited by George Reisch and Luke Dick, Chicago: Open Court, pp. 57-66, 2011.

"From Metagenomics to the Metagenome: New Images of the Human from 'Translational' Genomic Research," co-written w/E. Juengst, Genomics, Society, and Policy, 5, pp. 1-19, 2011.

“GINA and Preemployment Criminal Background Checks,” co-authored w/Shawneeque Callier and Eric Juengst, Hastings Center Report, pp. 15-19, January-February 2010.


"Analogical Deduction Via a Calculus of Predicables," Philo, Vol. 13, 1, pp. 53-66, Summer 2010.

"Aquinas on the Matter of Mind," Angelicum, Vol. 87, 2, pp. 371-382, June 2010.


"An Epicurean Alternative to Religion," Free Inquiry, 31.1 (December 2010/January 2011): 48-49.