View faculty publications (books, authored and edited, as well as selected articles) by author’s last name from P to T below. Click on a book cover’s image or linked article citation to visit the publisher’s or retailer’s website.
- “Metaphysik H”, in: C. Rapp (ed.), Aristoteles: Metaphysik. Die Substanzbücher Zeta, Eta, Theta (Klassiker Auslegen),Akademie Verlag, expected date: 2018.
- “Joseph Geyser on Negative Judgments”, in: G. Hartung, C.G. King, C. Rapp (eds.), Aristotelian Studies in the 19th Century (New Studies in the History and Historiography of Philosophy), Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, expected date: 2018.
- “Aristotle on Thinking the Infinite” (with Mirjam Kotwick), in Mnemosyne 71 (2018), 1-29
- “Aristotle and the Thesis of Mereological Potentialism”, in: Philosophical Inquiry, 42, 3-4 (2018).
- “Aristotle on Being in the Same Place”, in: T. Buchheim and D. Meißner (eds.), Körper. Sôma und Corpus in der antiken Philosophie und Literatur, Meiner. 2016.
- “Grasping Aristotle’s Intellect” (with Pavel Gregorić), in: Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale XXVI (2015), 13-32
- “The Perfection of Bodies: Aristotle’s De Caelo I.1” (with Gábor Betegh and Francesca Pedriali), Rhizomata1 (2013), 30-62.
- “Philosophie des Geistes”, in: Aristoteles-Handbuch. Leben-Werk-Wirkung, C. Rapp und K. Corcilius, J.B. Metzler, 2011.
- “Skeptical Arguments in the later Middle Ages,” in: G. Anthony Bruno/A.C. Rutherford (eds.), Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries, Routledge: Abingdon, 2018, 131-148.
- “Robert Grosseteste on Free Choice,” in: Tristan Sharp et al. (eds.), From Learning to Love: Schools, Law, and Pastoral Care in the Middle Ages. Essays in Honour of Joseph W. Goering, PIMS: Toronto, 2017, 70-89.
- “Peter Auriol and William of Ockham on a Medieval Version of the Argument from Illusion,” in: Jenny Pelletier/Magali Roques (eds.), The Language of Thought in Late Medieval Philosophy, Springer: Cham, 2017, 183-199.
- “John Buridan on the Psychology and Morality of Appetitive Acts,” in: Gyula Klima (ed.), Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others. A Companion to John Buridan’s Philosophy of Mind, Springer: Cham, 2017, 168-182.
- “Some Later Medieval Responses to the Paradox of Learning,” in: Andreas Speer et al., Schüler und Meister, W. de Gruyter: Berlin, 2016, 21-44.
- “Causality and Cognition: An Interpretation of Henry of Ghent’s Quodlibet V, q. 14,” in: Gyula Klima (ed.), Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy, Fordham University Press: New York, 2014, 46-80.
- “Aquinas on Incontinence and Psychological Weakness,” in: Tobias Hoffmann/Jörn Müller/Matthias Perkams (eds.), Thomas Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2013, 184-202.
- “Que signifie ‘être libre’? Le cas de Henri de Gand,” Médiévales 63 (2012), 91-105.
- “Human Knowledge,” in: Brian Davies/Eleonore Stump (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2012, 311-326.
- “Henry of Ghent on Individuation, Essence, and Being,” in: Gordon Wilson (ed.), A Companion to Henry of Ghent, Brill: Leiden, 2010, 181-209.
- “On the Intentionality of the Emotions (and of Other Appetitive Acts)”,Quaestio 10 (2010), 45-63.
- “Nicomachean Ethics 7. 3 on Akratic Ignorance,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 34, (2008), 323-371 (co-authored with Jennifer Whiting).
- “Can We Do Without Concepts? Comments on Machery’s Doing Without Concepts.” Philosophical Studies, February 2010.
- “Demoting Higher-Order Vagueness”. In S. Moruzzi, R. Dietz, C. Wright, Cuts and Clouds, OUP, 2010.
- “Music, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science”. Forthcoming in T. Gracyk (ed.), Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music.
- “From the Looks of Things”. In Edmond Wright (ed.), The Case for Qualia (MIT, 2008).
- “Borderline Cases and Bivalence”, The Philosophical Review 114(1). 2005.
- “Even Zombies Can Be Surprised”, Philosophical Studies. 2005.
- “How to Understand Contextualism About Vagueness: Reply to Stanley”, Analysis. 2005.
- “Some Thoughts on Thinking About Consciousness“, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 72. 2005. For a symposium on David Papineau’s Thinking About Consciousness. Published together with commentaries by Tim Crane and Chris Hill and a response by Papineau.
- “Is Twelve-tone Music Artistically Defective?”, Midwest Studies in Philosophy. 2003.
- “Review of Rosanna Keefe, Theories of Vagueness”, The Philosophical Review. 2003. (with Stewart Shapiro)
- “What Autism May Tell Us About Self-Awareness”, Mind and Language. 2000.
- “Is Perceptual Indiscriminability Nontransitive?”, Philosophical Topics. 1999.
- “Disagreement and the First-Person Perspective”, Analytic Philosophy, forthcoming.
- “Are Propositions Mere Measures of Mind?”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, forthcoming.
- “Is Understanding Epistemic in Nature?” (with Åsa Wikforss) (2017), Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 98: 271-294
- “Truth Incorporated” (2016), Noûs, 50 (2): 227-258.
- Review of The Rules of Thought, by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Benjamin W. Jarvis, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014.05.27.
- ‘Disagreement and the First-Person Perspective’ (2014), Analytic Philosophy55: 31-53
- “Essays on the Nature of Propositions” (2013), Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Philosophy (co-edited with David Hunter).
- “On the Sense and Reference of the Concept of Truth”, Philosophy 88 (2013), 433-450.
- “Intellect and Concept”, The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 5 (2010), 1-61.
- “Metarepresentation and the Cognitive Value of the Concept of Truth” (2010), Cory D. Wright and Nikolaj Pedersen, New Waves in Truth, Palgrave MacMillan.
- “Reclaiming Proportionality,” Journal of Applied Philosophy, Volume 34, Issue 1, 1-18 (2017)
- “Private Authority and the Role of Rights: A Reply” (response to reviews by Nicholas Cornell, Hanoch Dagan, Avihay Dorfman, John Gardner, and Alexander Steel), Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, 14 (1): 64-86. (2017)
- “Private Law and Morality Through Thick and Thin: Comment on John Gardner From Personal Morality to Private Law” Forthcoming in Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies. (6000 words) (2017)
- “Property and Sovereignty: How to Tell the Difference” forthcoming in Theoretical Inquiries in Law (15,000 words) (2017)
- “Just War, Regular War, and Perpetual Peace” Kant-Studien, Band 107, Heft 1, 179-195. (2016)
- “Standing, Value, and the Theory of Rights: Discussion of Why Law Matters” Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, (2015), pp. 1–11
- “Means and Ends” (Fifth Annual Jurisprudence Lecture) Jurisprudence. 6(1) (2015) 1–23.
- “Form and Matter in Kantian Political Philosophy: A Reply” (response to reviews by Miriam Ronzoni, Andrea Sangiovanni, Laura Valentini and Garrath Williams) European Journal of Philosophy 20:3pp. 487–496. (2012)
- “Self-certification and the Moral Aims of the Law,” Critical Notice: Legality by Scott Shapiro, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. XXV, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 201-217. (2012)
- “Civil Recourse and the Seperation of Wrongs and Remedies” Florida State University Law Review [Forthcoming].
- “Distinctions of Power and the Power of Distinctions: a Response to Professor Koskenniemi” 61 University of Toronto Law Journal 67-73 (2011).
- “Critical Notice of GA Cohen Rescuing Justice and Equality” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40:4 669-700 (2010).
- “The Faces of Simplicity in Descartes’s Soul”, Partitioning the Soul: Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Debates, 2014. ed. by Klaus Corcilius & Dominik Perler, Berlin & New York: W. de Gruyter.
- “Mills Can’t Think: Leibniz’s Approach to the Mind-Body Problem” Res Philosophica 2014, pp. 1-28.
- “Pasnau on the Material-Immaterial Divide in Early Modern Philosophy”, Philosophical Studies 2014, pp. 1-14.
- “Unity in the Multiplicity of Suárez’ Soul”, in Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund eds., The Philosophy of Francisco Suarez, Oxford University Press 2012, pp. 154-172.
- “Separability, Real Distinction and Corporeal Substance in Descartes”, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 2011, Peter French, Howard Wettstein and John Carriero eds., Wiley Blackwell Publishing, pp. 240-258.
- “Descartes and the Immortality of the Soul”, in Mind, Method and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny, Oxford University Press, 2010, John Cottingham and Peter Hacker eds.
- “Can Matter Think? The Mind-Body Problem in the Clarke-Collins Correspondence”, Topics in Early Modern Philosophy of Mind, Jon Miller ed., Springer Verlag, 2009)
- “Leibniz on Final Causation”, Metaphysics and the Good: Themes from the Philosophy of Robert Merrihew Adams, Oxford University Press 2009, pp. 279-294.
- “Descartes’s Ontology of the Eternal Truths“, in Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Vere Chappell, Paul Hoffman, David Owen, Gideon Yaffe eds., Broadview Press, 2008, pp. 41-63.
- “The Achilles Argument and the Nature of Matter in the Clarke-Collins Correspondence”, The Achilles of Rational Psychology (T. Lennon and R. Stainton eds., Springer Verlag, 2008)
- “Peach Trees, Gravity and God: Locke on Mechanism”, with Gideon Yaffe, British Journal for the History of Philosophy (2004)
- “Descartes on Mind-Body Union and Holenmerism”, Philosophical Topics (2003).
- “The Radical Wing of Consciousness Studies: Idealism, Panpsychism and Emergentism”, forthcoming in Rocco Gennaro (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Consciousness.
- “A Cold Look at HOT Theory” in Gennaro, Rocco J. Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness: An Anthology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Pub, 2004.
- “Emotional Introspection.” Consciousness and Cognition 11, no. 4 (2002): 666-87.
- 2014. “Art from a Wittgensteinian Perspective: Constitutive Norms in Context” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 72(1):67-82.
- 2008. “Starting Afresh Disjunctively.” In Disjunctivism: Perception, Action and Knowledge. Edited by Adrian Haddock and Fiona Macpherson, 348-375. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Starting Afresh Disjunctivism.pdf)
- 2006. “Nonconceptual Epicycles.” European Review of Philosophy 6: 33-66. (Nonconceptual Epicycles.pdf)
- 2004. “Wittgenstein’s Diagnosis of Empiricism’s Third Dogma: Why Perception is not an Amalgam of Sensations and Conceptualization.” Philosophical Investigations 27(1) 1-33.
- 2004. “Minds: Contents without Vehicles.” Philosophical Psychology 17(2): 149-179. (Minds Contents Without Vehicles.pdf)
- 2004. “Wittgenstein Against Interpretation: “the Meaning of a Text Does Not Stop Short of its Facts.” In John Gibson Wolfgang Hummer eds. The Literary Wittgenstein. Routledge 165-185.
- 1996. “Must Conceptually Informed Perceptual Experience Involve Non-Conceptual Content?” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 26(3) 413-431.
- “How Moral Uncertaintism Can Be Both True and Interesting” Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol. V (Mark Timmons, ed.) Oxford University Press.
- “Moral Uncertainty,” forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology (Karen Jones, Mark Timmons, and Aaron Zimmerman, eds.) Routledge.
- “Subjective and Objective Reasons,” forthcoming in Oxford Handbook on Reasons and Normativity (Daniel Star, ed.) Oxford University Press.
- “Pragmatism and Meta-Ethics,” forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Meta-ethics (Tristram McPherson and David Plunkett, eds.) Routledge.
- “Moral Uncertainty and Fetishistic Motivation,” Philosophical Studies (2016).
- “Moral Realism without Moral Metaphysics,” Oxford Studies in Meta-ethics, Vol. XI (Russ Shafer-Landau, ed.) Oxford University Press (2016).
- “Should You Look Before You Leap?” The Philosophers’ Magazine (2014).
- “What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do When You Don’t Know What to ” Nous (2014).
- “The Law’s ‘Majestic Equality’,” Law and Philosophy (2013).
- “How is Metaphysics Possible? Kant’s Great Question and his Great Answer.” What Makes a Great Philosopher Great? Ed. Stephen Hetherington. Routledge (forthcoming).
- “Transcendental Idealism Without Tears.” Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics. Tyron Goldschmidt and Kenneth Pearce (eds.). Oxford University Press (to appear 2018).
- “Kant’s Transcendental Idealism”, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2016 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), Spring 2016.
- “Appearances and Things in Themselves: Actuality and Identity.” Kantian Review 21:2 (2016), 283-292.
- “Kant’s Argument that Existence is Not a Determination” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 91:3 (2015), 583-626.
- “Who’s Afraid of Double Affection?” Philosophers’ Imprint 15:18 (2015), 1-28.
- “The Non-Identity of Appearances and Things in Themselves” Noûs 48:1 (2014), 106-136.
- “From E&M to M&E: A Journey through the Landscape of Computing”, in Philosophy of Computing and Information: 5 Questions, ed. by Luciano Floridi, Copenhagen: Automatic Press/VIP, 2008.
- “The Foundations of Computing”, in Computationalism: New Directions, ed. by Matthias Scheutz, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002, 23-58.
- Limits of correctness in computers”, in Computerization and controversy (2nd ed.), Pages 810-825, Academic Press, Inc. Orlando, 1996 .
- “The owl and the electric encyclopedia”, Artificial Intelligence, Volume 47, Issues 1–3, January 1991, Pages 251-288.
- “The semantics of clocks”, in Aspects of artificial intelligence, 1988 – Springer.
- “The Correspondence Continuum”, Center for the Study of Language and Information, 1987.
- “Two lessons of logic”, Computational Intelligence, Volume 3, Issue 1, February 1987, Pages 214–218.
- “The Guise of the Good” entry for Routledge Handbook of Practical Reason, eds. Ruth Chang and Kurt Sylvan
- “Reconsidering Intentions” (forthcoming in Noûs).
- “Deontology and Risk: Against the Multiplicative Model“, Ethics 127 (April 2017), pp. 674-707.
- “Directionality and Virtuous Ends: Kant on our Duties Regarding Animals” (with Arthur Ripstein), forthcoming on Lucy Allais and John Callanan (eds.), Kant on Animals (Oxford University Press)
- “Representing Collective Agency” (part of a symposium on Michael Bratman’s Shared Agency), Philosophical Studies 172 (12):3379-3386, 2015.
- “Moral Faith and Moral Reasons” in Sophie-Grace Chappell (ed.), Intuition, Theory, and Anti-Theory in Ethics, (Oxford University Press, 2015)
- “Acting and Satisficing” in George Pavlakos & Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco (eds.), Reasons and Intentions in Law and Practical Agency. Cambridge University Press, pp. 31-51 (2015)
- “Minimalism about Intentions”, Inquiry (Special Issue on Choice Over Time), 57 (3):384-411, 2014.
- “The Perils of Earnest Consequentializing“, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 88 (1):233-240. (part of a symposium on Doug Portmore’s Commonsense Consequentialism)
- “Guise of the Good“, International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
- “Vague Projects and the Puzzle of the Self-Torturer” (with Diana Raffman), Ethics 123, October 2012, pp. 86-112.
- “Knowing the Good and Knowing What One is Doing”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, suppl. vol. 35 (special issue on Belief and Agency). 2012.
- “The Accountability of Academic Leaders within and without the Academy,” Journal of Academic Ethics 2 (2005) 187-197
- “The Role of Mathematical Models in the Formalisation of Self-Organising Systems,” in B. Fletz, M. Crommelinck, Ph. Goujon (eds.) Self-Organisation and Emergence in the Life Sciences Dordrecht: Kluwer (Springer Science), 2005, pp301-313 [English modification of 23].
- “Formalisations of Evolutionary Biology,” a chapter in Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, Volume 2: Philosophy of Biology, edited by Mohan Matthen and Christopher Stephens, New York: Elsevier 2007, pp. 497-453)
- (with Philippe Constantineau and George Fallis – Paul Thompson as principal author) “Academic Citizenship,” Journal of Academic Ethics (2006) 1-16.
- “An Evolutionary Account of Evil,” in Philosophy After Darwin: Classical and Contemporary Readings edited by Michael Ruse Princeton: Princeton University Press 2009 [a significant revision of the argument in (25)]
- “History of Scientific Agriculture: Animals,” In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley& Sons, Ltd: Chichester 2009. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020136
- “Science, Technology and the Future of Food,” African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 9 (2009) 1-17.
- “Causality, Mathematical Models and Statistical Association: Dismantling Evidence-Based Medicine,” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (2010) 16: 267-275.
- “Theories and Models in Medicine” in Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, Volume 4, Philosophy of Medicine edited by Frederick Gifford, New York: Elsevier (2011) pp.115-136.
- “Causality, Theories and Medicine,” in Causality in the Sciences edited by Phyllis McKay Illari, Federico Russo and Jon Williamson, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011) pp. 25-44
- “Darwin’s Theory and the Value of Mathematical Formalisation” in R. Paul Thompson and Denis Walsh (eds) Evolutionary Biology: Conceptual, Ethical and Religious Issues. Cambridge University Press (2014)
- “Development of an Evolutionary account of ‘Right Action’ and its application to the Genetically Modified Plants Debate” in Robert Richards and Michael Ruse (eds.) Cambridge Handbook on Evolutionary Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (in press).