Associate Professor of Philosophy
ResearchA CV is available here: [pdf]. A selection of papers can be accessed below.
I am the editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity (OUP), which is the first comprehensive overview of work on reasons across ethics and epistemology, with 45 new papers on the nature of practical and theoretical reasons, and associated issues concerning normativity.
Roger Crisp and I are editing and writing the commentary for History of Ethics: Essential Readings with Commentary, which is forthcoming with Wiley-Blackwell.
The first review of Knowing Better was published by NDPR in January 2016 [link].
"From Outside of Ethics" series, Ethics, Forthcoming.
In Iwao Hirose & Andrew Reisner (eds.), Weighing and Reasoning: Themes from the Philosophy of John Broome, Oxford University Press, 232-51, with Stephen Kearns.
Journal of Moral Philosophy 10:1, 2013, 70-86, with Stephen Kearns.
This is a response to two critics, John Broome and John Brunero.
Reasons, Facts-About-Evidence, and Indirect Evidence [pdf]
Analytic Philosophy 54:2, 2013, 237-43, with Stephen Kearns.This is a response to a critic, Mark McBride.
Three Conceptions of Practical Authority [pdf]
Jurisprudence 2:1 (June), 2011, 143-60, with Candice Delmas.
Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics 1, 2011, 75-96.
This paper is an early prototype of Chapter 1 of Knowing Better.
On Good Advice: A Reply to McNaughton and Rawling [pdf]
Analysis 71:3, 2011, 506-8, with Stephen Kearns.
Moral Skepticism for Foxes [pdf]
Boston University Law Review 90, 2010, 497-508.
Reasons as Evidence [pdf]
Oxford Studies in Metaethics 4, 2009, 215-42, with Stephen Kearns.
Ethics 119:1 (October), 2008, 31-56, with Stephen Kearns.
Moral Knowledge, Epistemic Externalism, and Intuitionism [pdf]
Ratio 21:3 (September), 2008, 329-43.
Review of Allan Gibbard, Reconciling our Aims: In Search of Bases for Ethics (OUP, 2008)