Robert William Fischer

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I am an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas State University. I earned my PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2011. I work on issues in ethics and epistemology; I dabble in moral psychology and the philosophy of religion. You can reach me here.

Edited Books
  • Stirring the Pot: The Moral Complexities of Meat-eating (under contract with Oxford University Press; co-edited with Ben Bramble)
  • Modal Epistemology After Rationalism (under contract with Springer; co-edited with Felipe Leon)
  • "A Theory-based Epistemology of Modality" in Modal Epistemology After Rationalism, edited by Robert William Fischer and Felipe Leon. Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming.
  • "Against Blaming the Blameworthy" in Stirring the Pot: The Moral Complexities of Meat-eatingedited by Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • "Disgust and the Ethics of Eating Meat" in Animal Rights and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy, edited by Elisa Aaltola and John Hadley. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, forthcoming.
  • "Meat: Ethical Considerations." In Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, edited by Paul B. Thompson and David M. Kaplan. Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming.
Conference Proceedings
  • "Salvaging Serviceability in Metaphysics" (w/ Eric Gilbertson). Southwest Philosophy Review (forthcoming).
  • "Modal Knowledge, in Theory.Southwest Philosophy Review (2012).