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Wesley D. Cray

Assistant Professor


Articles, Chapters, Discussion Notes, and Reviews

Some Ideas About the Metaphysics of Stories. Forthcoming. British Journal of Aesthetics

Transparent and Opaque Performance Personas. Forthcoming. Journal of Aesthetics of Art Criticism

Review of The Aesthetics of Videogames. 2018. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

Psychologism about Artistic Plans: A Response to Rohrbaugh. 2018. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 76(1): 101-104

How to Be Omnipresent (with Sam Cowling). 2017. American Philosophical Quarterly 54(3): 223-234

Review of The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying. 2017. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

Abstract Generationism: A Response to Friedell. 2017. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75(3): 289-292

A Return to Musical Idealism (with Carl Matheson). 2017. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 95(3): 702-715

Unperformable Works and the Ontology of Music. 2016. British Journal of Aesthetics 56(1): 67-81

An Ontology of Ideas (with Timothy Schroeder). 2015. Journal of the American Philosophical Association 1(4): 757-775

Yellowism and Ontology: A Skeptical Analysis. 2015. Contemporary Aesthetics 13

Conceptual Art, Ideas, and Ontology. 2014. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 72(3): 235-245

Team-Teaching the Atheism-Theism Debate (with Steven Brown). 2014. Teaching Philosophy 37(4): 465-480

Inconstancy and Content. 2014. Dialectica 68(3): 337-353

Sabbath Doesn't Need the Ozzman. 2012. In Black Sabbath and Philosophy: Mastering Reality, Irwin, ed., Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 126-139

Omniscience and Worthiness of Worship. 2011. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 70(2): 147-153

Book (in progress)

Philosophy of Comics: An Introduction (with Sam Cowling). Under contract with Bloomsbury Press.


Spring 2019: History of Modern Philosophy

Fall 2019: Asian Philosophies, Philosophy of Music