an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and in Environmental Studies at Colgate University. My research focuses on issues in ethics (both normative and metaethics), environmental ethics, and epistemology.I'm currently teaching a section of Environmental Ethics (ENST/PHIL202), and Topics in Environmental Philosophy (PHIL333). I'm also the acting director of Colgate's Environmental Studies Program.
Department of Philosophy
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: (315) 228-7817
A reasonably up to date CV can be found at the bottom of this page.
My PhilPapers Page.
Some recently published work:
- "Ideal Observer Theory", in Hugh LaFollette (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).- “Meaningful Lives, Ideal Observers, and Views from Nowhere”, Journal of Philosophical Research 37 (2012), pp. 73-97.
- "Rethinking Greed", in Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds.) Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future (Cambriadge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012), 223-39.
- "Autonomy, Agency, and the Value of Enduring Beliefs", Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40:1 (2010), 107-130.
Some forthcoming/invited papers:
- "Friendship and Epistemic Norms", forthcoming in Philosophical Studies
- “Qualified Agent Virtue Ethics and the Problems of Right Action”; invited chapter, forthcoming in Stan van Hooft (ed.) The Handbook of Virtue Ethics (Acumen)
Some work in progress...
- "Virtue Ethics and Revisionary Accounts of Right Action"
- "Information and Virtue in the Anthropocene Age"
- "An Analysis of Greed"