Department of Philosophy
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
fischer [at] txstate [dot] edu
Jeff Johnson and I direct the Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals, which hosts both independent workshops on animal ethics and APA sessions having the same theme. The most recent call is available here.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
For some thoughts about this project, please see my post at Daily Nous.
Modal Justification via Theories
Dordrecht: Springer, 2017.
Edited with Felipe Leon. Dordrecht: Springer, 2016.
The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat
Edited with Ben Bramble. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.NDPR Review
"Ellen K. Silbergeld's Chickenizing Farms & Food"
"Steven McMullen's Animals and the Economy"
Between the Species, forthcoming.
Articles and Chapters
The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, ed. Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, and Tyler Doggett. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
"C. I. Lewis and the Benacerraf Problem"
"Facsimiles of Flesh"
w/ Burkay Ozturk
Journal of Applied Philosophy, forthcoming.
"Focus on Fish: A Call to Effective Altruists" Essays in Philosophy, forthcoming.
"What Can You Build?"
LEGO and Philosophy, ed. Roy T. Cook and Sondra Bacharach. New York: Blackwell, forthcoming.
"Wild Fish and Expected Utility."
Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics, forthcoming.
"A Theory-based Epistemology of Modality"
The Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46 (2016): 228–247.
"Bugging the Strict Vegan"
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics 29 (2016): 255-263.
"Disgust as Heuristic"
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 19 (2016): 679-693.
"Hale on the Architecture of Modal Knowledge"
Analytic Philosophy 57 (2016): 76-89.
"Modal Empiricism: Objection, Reply, Proposal"
Modal Epistemology After Rationalism, ed. Bob Fischer and Felipe Leon. Dordrecht: Springer, 2016.
Animal Sentience 2016.115.
"You Can't Buy Your Way Out of Veganism"
Between the Species 19 (2016): 193-209.
"Against Blaming the Blameworthy"
The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat, ed. Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer, pp. 185-198. Oxford University Press, 2015.
"Theory Selection in Modal Epistemology"
American Philosophical Quarterly 52 (2015): 289-304.
"Disgust and the Collection of Bovine Fetal Blood"
Animal Ethics and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy, ed. Elisa Aaltola and John Hadley, pp. 151-164. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
"Why It Doesn't Matter Whether the Virtues Are Truth-Conducive"
Synthese 191 (2014): 1059-1073.
Philosophy in the Contemporary World 18 (2012): 17-31.
1000-Word Philosophy, forthcoming.
CBC Radio's Ideas, November 2016.
w/ James McWilliams
The New York Times, August 2015.
"From Outrage to Integration"
Prindle Post, July 2015.
"Why Act When It Doesn't Make a Difference?"
Prindle Post, May 2015.
Persons I Am Not