Popular Publications

These are just a few of my works for popular consumption.



"Becoming Vetinari: Personal Identity on the Discworld" in Discworld and Philosophy: Reality Is Not What It Seems (Open Court, 2016)


"The Golden Man" in Philip K. Dick and Philosophy: Do Androids Have Kindred Spirits?, ed. D.E. Wittkower (Open Court, 2011)

 

“It Doesn’t Matter What We Do: From Metaphysics to Ethics in Lost’s Time Travel” in The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together, Die Alone, ed. Sharon Kaye (Wiley/Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, 2010)

 

“Destiny in Harry Potter”, in The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles, ed. Greg Bassham (Wiley/Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, 2010), also reprinted as "Destiny in the Wizarding World" in Introducing Philosophy through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, from Hume to House, ed. William Irwin (Blackwell, 2010).

 

“Mutants and the Metaphysics of Race”, in X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the X-Verse, ed. Rebecca Housel and J. Jeremy Wisnewski (Wiley/Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, 2009), also reprinted in Introducing Philosophy through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, from Hume to House, ed. William Irwin (Blackwell, 2010).