Felipe Leon

Department of Philosophy

El Camino College

Torrance, CA

fleon [at] elcamino [dot] edu

I am a Professor of Philosophy at El Camino College in Torrance, CA. I work on issues in epistemology (esp. the epistemology of modality), metaphysics, and philosophy of religion. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and surfing at nearby Redondo Beach. Click here for my CV. ORCID ID

Books

Is God the Best Explanation of Things? A Dialogue (with Joshua Rasmussen). Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Modal Epistemology After Rationalism (co-edited with Bob Fischer). Synthese Library. Dordrecht: Springer, 2017.


Articles, Chapters, and Reviews

"Review of James P. Sterba, Is a Good God Logically Possible?" Philosophia, online first, January 31, 2020. DOI 10.1007/s11406-020-00177-7. (Final)

"Causation and Sufficient Reason: Atheism", in Joseph W. Koterski and Graham Oppy (eds.). Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy, Macmillan, 2019.

"A Priori: Atheism", in Joseph W. Koterski and Graham Oppy (eds.). Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy, Macmillan, 2019.

"From Modal Skepticism to Modal Empiricism", in B. Fischer & F. Leon, eds., Modal Epistemology After Rationalism. Synthese Library. Dordrecht: Springer, 2017. (Final)

"The Modal Knowno Problem" (with Bob Fischer), Southwest Philosophy Review 32:1 (2016), 225-232. (Final)

"Moreland on the Impossibility of Traversing the Infinite: A Critique", Philo 14:1 (2011), 32-42. (Final)

"Why Frankfurt-Examples Don't Need to Succeed to Succeed" (with Neal Tognazzini), Philosophy & Phenomenological Research 80:3 (2010), 551-565. (Final)

In Progress (Email me for a copy. Comments welcome!)

"The Problem of Creation Ex Nihilo: A New Argument Against Classical Theism" I'm not yet completely happy with the paper, but since it's been cited I link to it here.

"A Dilemma for Ambitious Modal Epistemology"

"Cosmological Arguments", 1,000 Word Philosophy, forthcoming