Publications

 

Metaphysics

1. “Why the Weasel Failed.” Philosophia Mathematica, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2012.

1. “The Predicate Approach to Ontological Commitment.” With Richard Burnor.  Logique et Analyse, Vol. 54., No. 214, 2011.

1. “Deflating Existence Away: A Critique of Azzouni’s Nominalism.” Philosophia Mathematica, Vol. 17, No. 1. 2009.

2.  “Science and Ontology.” Proceedings of the Istanbul World Congress of Philosophy.  Vol. 11, 2008.

3.  “Jobless Objects: On the Unemployment Crisis of Mathematical Posits”. Protosociology, Vol. 25, 2008.

4.  “The Facticity of Explanation and its Consequences.”  International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 21, no. 2, 2007.

5.  “Theory-Ladenness.  American Philosophy: An Eccyclopedia. Edited by John Lachs and Robert Talisse.  Routledge, 2007.

6.  “Ontological Commitment”.  American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia. Edited by John Lachs and Robert Talisse, Routledge 2007.

7.  “Best Explanation and Scientific Realism.” Vol. 38, no. 2, Philosophical Forum, 2007.

8.  “Ontology, Commitment, and Quine’s Criterion.”  Philosophia Mathematica, Vol. 15, No.3. 2007.

9.  “Ontological Naturalism.” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 86, no. 2, 2005. 

 

Ethics

1. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization.  Edited together with Gerhard Preyer.  Routledge, 2009.

2. Ethical Choices. With Richard Burnor.  Oxford University Press, 2010.

3.  “Food Advertising, Education, and the Erosion of Autonomy”.  International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 20, no. 1, 2006.

 

Popular

1. “Character Attacks” Scientific American Mind, June/July 2008.

2. “Getting Duped: How the Media Messes With Your Mind” Scientific American Mind, January/February 2008.

3. “Why We Quit” Scientific American Mind, August/September 2007.

4. “Getting Good Advice” Scientific American Mind, June/July 2007.

5.  Wie Tot ist Tot?” (popular article on the ethics of brain death). Gehirn und Geist, December 2006.

6.  “Electric Thoughts?”  Scientific American Mind, April/May 2006.