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Direct moral grounding and the legal model of moral normativity
(2015-04) - Journal article
Whereas most moral philosophers believe that the facts as to what we’re morally required to do are grounded by the facts about our moral reasons, which in turn are grounded by non-normative facts, I propose that moral ...
Hasteners and delayers : why rains don't cause fires
(2018-07) - Journal article
We typically judge that hasteners are causes of what they hasten, while delayers are not causes of what they delay. These judgements, I suggest, are sensitive to an underlying metaphysical distinction. To see this, we need ...
Counting the Particles : Entity and Identity in the Philosophy of Physics
(2017-04-01) - Journal article
I would like to attack a certain view: The view that the concept of identity can fail to apply to some things although, for some positive integer n, we have n of them. The idea of entities without self-identity is seriously ...
Biosocial selfhood : overcoming the ‘body-social problem’ within the individuation of the human self
(2018-07) - Journal article
In a recent paper, Kyselo (2014) argues that an enactive approach to selfhood can overcome ‘the body-social problem’: “the question for philosophy of cognitive science about how bodily and social aspects figure in the ...
Memory, belief and time
(2016-01-08) - Journal article
I argue that what evidence an agent has does not supervene on how she currently is. Agents do not always have to infer what the past was like from how things currently seem; sometimes the facts about the past are retained ...
Why it is disrespectful to violate rights : contractualism and the Kind-Desire Theory
(2018-01) - Journal article
The most prominent theories of rights, the Will Theory and the Interest Theory, notoriously fail to accommodate all and only rights-attributions that make sense to ordinary speakers. The Kind-Desire Theory, Leif Wenar’s ...
Non-consequentialist theories of animal ethics
(2015-10) - Journal article
Schellenberg on the epistemic force of experience
(2016-04) - Journal article
According to Schellenberg, our perceptual experiences have the epistemic force they do because they are exercises of certain sorts of capacity, namely capacities to discriminate particulars—objects, property-instances and ...
A bitter pill for closure
(2017-11-18) - Journal article
The primary objective of this paper is to introduce a new epistemic paradox that puts pressure on the claim that justification is closed under multi premise deduction. The first part of the paper will consider two well-known ...
Anscombe and Geach on Mind and the Soul
(2016-05-04) - Journal article
Anscombe and Geach were among the most interesting philosophers to have come out of Oxford in the twentieth century. Even before they encountered Wittgenstein, they had begun to distinguish themselves from their contemporaries, ...