Ph.D., The University of Chicago (August 2005)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Department of Philosophy
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5028
Note: During Spring 2013, I will be Visiting Associate
Professor at The University of British Columbia.
(702) 895-3624 Office Phone
(702) 895-3433 Department Phone
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Fall 2013: Ethical Theory (PHIL 450); Ethics for Scientists and Engineers (PHIL 242)
past courses: Reasoning and Critical Thinking (PHIL 102); Introduction to Ethics (PHIL 135); Ethics for Scientists and Engineers (PHIL 242);
Special Topics: War, Terrorism, and Justice (PHIL 352)l Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (PHIL 415); 19th Century Philosophy (PHIL 404); Health Care Ethics (EPS 739)
See UNLV's WebCampus and the Library's E-Reserves for course materials.
Publications (published papers are available at philpapers.org):
"Appetimus sub ratione boni: Kant's Practical Principles between Crusius and Leibniz." Kant und die Philosophie in weltbuegerlicher Absicht. Akten des XI. Internationalen Kant Kongresses (forthcoming). [preprint ]
"Kant on Moral Freedom and Moral Slavery." Kantian Review, 17(1), pp. 1-32. Mar. 2012.
"Principled and Unprincipled Maxims." Kant-Studien 103(3), pp. 318-336. Sept. 2012.
"Second Nature and Spirit: Hegel on the Role of Habit in the Appearance of Perceptual Consciousness." Southern Journal of Philosophy, 48(4). Dec. 2010.
"Autonomy as 'Second Nature': On McDowell's Aristotelian Naturalism." Inquiry, 51(6), pp. 563-580. Dec. 2008.
"Free Will and the Freedom of the Sage in Leibniz and the Stoics." The History of Philosophy Quarterly, 25(3), pp. 203-219. July 2008.
Review of Ermanno Bencivenga, Ethics Vindicated: Kant's Transcendental Legitimation of Moral Discourse. In Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, June 19, 2007. URL: http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=10163.
"Learning and the Necessity of Non-Conceptual Content in Sellars' 'Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind.'" In M.P. Wolf and M.N. Lance (eds.), The Self-Correcting Enterprise: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars (Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, vol. 92), pp. 115-145. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi 2006.
American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division meeting [website]
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