Research Interests and Publications

Michael Bergmann 

Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion


Michael Bergmann (ed) 2011. Divine Evil? The Moral Character of the God of Abraham. Co-edited with Michael Murray and Michael Rea. Oxford University Press.

Michael Bergmann and Patrick Kain (ed) 2014.  Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution.  Oxford University Press.

Michael Bergmann, “Externalist Justification and the Role of Seemings,” Philosophical Studies (2013) 166: 163-184.

Michael Bergmann, “Phenomenal Conservatism and the Dilemma for Internalism,” in Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism, ed. Chris Tucker (Oxford University Press, 2013),pp. 154-78.

Michael Bergmann: "Externalist Responses to Skepticism," Oxford Handbook to Skepticism, ed. John Greco (Oxford University Press, 2008), 504-38

Michael Bergmann: "Rational Disagreement after Full Disclosure," Episteme 6 (2009), 336-53.

Michael Bergmann: "Reidian Externalism," in New Waves in Epistemology, egs. Vincent Hendricks and Duncan Pritchard (Palgrave, 2008), 52-74.

Michael Bergmann: "Skeptical Theism and the Problem of Evil," Oxford Handbook to Philosophical Theology, eds. Thomas Flint and Michael Rea (Oxford University Press, 2009), 374-99.

Michael Bergmann: “Commonsense Skeptical Theism,” Reason, Metaphysics, and Mind: New Essays on the Philosophy of Alvin Plantinga, eds. Kelly Clark and Michael Rea (Oxford University Press 2012), pp. 9-37.

Michael Bergmann: “Evidentialism and the Great Pumpkin Objection,” Evidentialism and its Discontents, ed. Trent Dougherty (Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 123-33.

Michael Bergmann: “Rational Religious Belief without Arguments,” Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology (6thEdition), eds. Louis Pojman and Michael Rea (Wadsworth Publishing, 2012), pp. 534-49.

Mike Bergmann 2006. Justification Without Awareness. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mark Bernstein 

Interests: Metaphysics


Mark Bernstein: The Moral Equality of Humans and Animals, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Mark Bernstein:
Without A Tear: Our Tragic Relationship with Animals, University of Illinois, 2004.
Mark Bernstein: On Moral Considerability, Oxford, 1998.
Mark Bernstein: Fatalism, University of Nebraska, 1992.

Rod Bertolet 

Interests: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind


Rod Bertolet:  What Is Said: A Theory of Indirect Speech Reports.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishing, 1990.

Rod Bertolet: “Modes of Presentation and Modes of Determination in Frege,” Journal of Philosophical Research 31(2006), 233-238.

Rod Bertolet: “Saving Eliminativism,” Philosophical Psychology 7:1 (1994), 87-100.

Rod Bertolet: “Speaker Reference,” Philosophical Studies 52:2 (1987), 199-226.

Rod Bertolet: “Donnellan's Distinctions,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64:4 (1986), 477-487.

Rod Bertolet: “Reference, Fiction, and Fictions,” Synthese 60 (1984), 413- 38.

Rod Bertolet: “The Semantic Significance of Donnellan's Distinction,” Philosophical Studies 37:3 (1980), 281-288.

Rod Bertolet: "McKinsey, Causes and Intentions,” Philosophical Review 88:4 (1979), 619-632.

Jeffrey E. Brower 

Interests: History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion


Jeff Brower "Aquinas on Mental Representation: Concepts of Intentionality" (with Susan Brower-Toland). The Philosophical Review 117 (2008): 193-243.

Jeffrey E. Brower (ed) 2004. The Cambridge Companion to Abelard. Co-edited with Kevin Guilfoy. Cambridge University Press.

Jeffrey E. Brower 2014.  Aquinas's Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects. Oxford University Press.

Jan Cover 

Interests: History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion


Jan Cover (ed) 2005. Leibniz: Nature and Freedom. Co-edited with Donald Rutherford. Oxford University Press.

Martin Curd 

Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science


Martin Curd (ed) 2012.  Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues. Co-edited with Jan Cover and Christopher Pincock.  W.W. Norton.

Martin Curd (ed) 2013. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science: Co-edited with Stathis Psillos.  Routledge.

Patricia Curd 

Interests: Ethics, History of Philosophy(ancient)


Patricia Curd (ed) 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Presocratic Philosophy. Co-edited with Daniel Graham. Oxford University Press.

Patricia Curd 2007. Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: Fragments and Testomonia. A Text and Translation with Notes and Essays. Toronto: Phoenix Presocratic Series, University of Toronto Press.

Patricia Curd: "Divinity and Intelligibility in Parmenides," in L. Riggiu and C. Natali, eds., Ontologia Scienza Mito: Per una Nuova Lettura di Parmenide (Milan: Mimesis Edizione, 2011) pp. 117-133.

Patricia Curd: "New Work on the Presocratics," part of the journal's Current Scholarship Series, appears in the January, 2011 issue of the Journal of the History of Philosophy (Volume 49, 1, pp 1-37).

Patricia Curd: "Thought and  Body in Parmenides" in Néstor-Luis Cordero, ed., Parmenides, Venerable and Awesome: Proceedings of the International Symposium.  Parmenides Publishing, 2012, pp. 115-134.

Patricia Curd: "Thought and Body in Heraclitus and Anaxagoras," Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 25, (Brill, 2009), ed. G. Guertier and W. Wians, 1-20, 39-41.

Taylor Davis 

Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science


Taylor Davis: Deery, O., Davis, T., & Carey, J. “The Free-Will Intuitions Scale and the Question of Natural Compatibilism.” Philosophical Psychology.

Taylor Davis: Davis, T. & Margolis, E. “The Priority of the Individual in Cultural Inheritance.” Comment on P. E. Smaldino, The Cultural Evolution of Emergent Group-Level Traits. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Taylor Davis: Marsh, R. L., Hicks, J. L., & Davis, T. “Source Monitoring Does Not Alleviate (and May Exacerbate) the Occurrence of Memory Conjunction Errors.” Journal of Memory and Language 47, 315-326.

Paul Draper 

Interests: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science


Paul Draper (ed), 2008. God or Blind Nature? Philosophers Debate the EvidenceThe Secular Web.

Paul Draper (ed), 2010. A Companion to Philosophy of Religion. Co-edited with Charles Taliaferro and Philip L. Quinn. Wiley-Blackwell.

Paul Draper: "Cumulative Cases," in A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, ed. Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, and Philip L. Quinn (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), 414-424.

Paul Draper: "David Hume," in The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, ed. Graham Oppy and Nicholas Trakakis (Acumen Publishing, 2009), Vol. 3, Early Modern Philosophy of Religion, 249-261.

Paul Draper: "The Limitations of Pure Skeptical Theism," Res Philosophica 90 (2013), 97-111.

Paul Draper: "The Problem of Evil," in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology, ed. Thomas P. Flint and Michael Rea (Oxford University Press, 2009), 332-351.

Paul Draper: “Christian Theism and Life on Earth,” in A Companion to Science and Christianity, ed. Alan Padgett and James Stump (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), pp. 306-316.

Paul Draper: “Comments on ‘The Problem of Evil and the History of Peoples’,” in Divine Evil? The Moral Character of the God of Abraham, ed. Michael Bergmann, Michael J. Murray, and Michael C. Rea (Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 198-203.

Paul Draper: “Darwin’s Argument from Evil,” in Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion, ed. Yujin Nagasawa (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 49-70.

Paul Draper: “Faith without God: An Introduction to Schellenberg’s Trilogy,” Philo 14.1 (Spring/Summer, 2011), 59-65.

Paul Draper: Paul Draper and Ryan Nichols, “Diagnosing Bias in Philosophy of Religion,” The Monist 96.3 (July 2013), 422-448.

Paul Draper: Paul Draper and Trent Dougherty, “Explanation and the Problem of Evil,” in A Companion to the Problem of Evil, ed. Daniel Howard-Snyder and Justin McBrayer (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), pp. 71-87. 

Daniel Frank 

Interests: History of Philosophy (Greek philosophy, medieval Islamic and Jewish philosophy); History of Political Philosophy; Ethics


Daniel Frank: Jewish Philosophy Past and Present: Contemporary Responses to Classical Sources. Co-edited with Aaron Segal. London and New York: Routledge (2017), 317pp.

Daniel Frank: Spinoza on Politics, with Jason Waller (Routledge Philosophy Guidebooks Series). London and New York: Routledge (2016), 169pp.

Daniel Frank: The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Co-edited with Oliver Leaman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2003), 483pp.

Daniel Frank: The Jewish Philosophy Reader. Co-edited with Oliver Leaman and Charles Manekin. London and New York: Routledge (2000), 618pp.

Daniel Frank: History of Jewish Philosophy. Co-edited with Oliver Leaman. London and New York: Routledge (1997), 934pp.

Daniel Frank: (revised edition) Saadya Gaon, The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs (Alexander Altmann [ed./tr.]. Oxford: East and West Library, 1946), new introduction by DHF. Indianapolis and Cambridge, MA: Hackett (2002), 194pp.

Daniel Frank: (revised edition) Maimonides, The Guide of the Perplexed (Julius Guttmann [ed.] and Chaim Rabin [tr.]. London: East and West Library, 1952), new introduction by DHF. Indianapolis and Cambridge, MA: Hackett (1995), 233pp.

Daniel Frank: “Meaning, Truth, and History: Maimonides and Spinoza on the Interpretation of Scripture.” In Jewish Philosophy Past and Present: Contemporary Responses to Classical Sources (op. cit., 2017), 46-54.

Daniel Frank: “Jewish Perspectives on Natural Theology.” In The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology, ed. Russell Re Manning. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013), 137-50.

Daniel Frank: “The Politics of Fear: Idolatry and Superstition in Maimonides and Spinoza.” In Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem’s Enduring Presence, ed. Jonathan Jacobs. New York. Oxford University Press (2011), 177-89.

Daniel Frank: “Jewish Philosophical Theology.” In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology, eds. Thomas Flint and Michael Rea. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2009), 541-55.

Daniel Frank: “Divine Law and Human Practices.” In The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy: From Antiquity through the Seventeenth Century, eds. Steven Nadler and T. M. Rudavsky. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2009), 790-807.

Daniel Frank: “Maimonides and Medieval Jewish Aristotelianism.” In The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Thought (op. cit., 2003), 136-56.

Daniel Frank: “Prophecy and Invulnerability.” In The Jewish Philosophy Reader (op. cit., 2000), 79-86.

Daniel Frank: “What is Jewish Philosophy?” In History of Jewish Philosophy (op. cit., 1997), 1-10.

Leonard Harris 

Interests: American Philosophy, Continental European Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy


Leonard Harris 2008. Alain L. Locke: Biography of a Philosopher. Co-authored with C. Molesworth. University of Chicago Press.

Leonard Harris: "Cosmopolitanism and the African Renaissance," Pixley, I. Seme and Alain L. Locke, International Journal of African Renaissance Studies, 4:2,181-192, December 2009.

Leonard Harris: Symposium on Insurrectionist, "Walker: Naturalism and Liberation," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, Volume 49, Number 1, Winter 2013.

Leonard Harris: Symposium on Insurrectionist, (Harrisonian Approach),  Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, Volume 49, Number 1, Winter 2013.

Leonard Harris:  la parution du numéro 235-236 de la revuew: Africana Une philosophis de l’africanité. Accès aux articles, 2012

Michael Jacovides 

Interests: History of Philosophy (ancient and early modern), Philosophy of Mind


Michael Jacovides: "Do Experiences Represent?," Inquiry, 53 (2010): 87-103.

Michael Jacovides: "How Berkeley Corrupted his Capacity to Conceive," Philosophia 37 (2009): 415-29.

Patrick Kain 

Interests: Ethics, History of Philosophy (modern, Kant)


Patrick Kain: "Kant's Defense of Human Moral Status." Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (2009): 59-102.

Patrick Kain: "Practical Cognition, Intuition, and the Fact of Reason." In Kant's Moral Metaphysics: God, Freedom, and Immortality, eds. Benjamin Bruxvoort Lipscomb and James Krueger, 211-230. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2010.

Daniel Kelly 

Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science


Daniel Kelly: Kelly, D., Machery, E. and Mallon, R. (in press). "Race and Racial Cognition," The Oxford Handbook of Moral Psychology, Eds. J. Doris and the Moral Psychology Research Group, New York: Oxford University Press, 432-471.

Daniel Kelly: Machery, E., Kelly, D. and Faucher, L. (2010). "On the Alleged Inadequacies of Psychological Explanations of Racism," The Monist, 93(2): 228-255.

Jacqueline Mariña 

Interests: History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion


Jacqueline Mariña: "Transcendental Arguments for Personal Identify in Kant's Transcendental Deduction," Philo 14 no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2012), forthcoming, 16,201 words, (lead article).

Jacqueline Mariña: "Metaphysical Realism and Epistemological Modesty in Schleiermacher's Method," in The Persistence of the Sacred in Modern Thought, Chris L. Firestone and Nathan A. Jacobs, ed., Notre Dame University Press, 2012, pp. 319-334.

Jacqueline Mariña:“Ultimacy and Subjectivity: Theism in 19th and 20th Century Intellectual Life,” for the Routledge Companion to Theism, edited by Charles Taliaferro, Victoria Harrison, Stewart Goetz, Routledge, 2012

Jacqueline Marina (ed) 2005. The Cambridge Companion to Friedrich Schleiermacher. Cambridge University Press. 

Jacqueline Marina 2008. Transformation of the Self in the Thought of Friedrich Schleiermacher. Oxford University Press.

Jacqueline Mariña, "Holiness," in A Companion to the Philosophy of Religion, edited by Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, and Phil Quinn, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, pp. 235-242.

Jacqueline Mariña, "Schleiermacher, Realism, and Epistemic Modesty: A Reply to My Critics," in Schleiermacher, the Study of Religion and the Future of Theology, edited by Brent W. Sockness and Wilhelm Gräb, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010, pp. 121-134.

William McBride 

Interests: American Philosophy, Continental European Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy


William McBride: "El desafio de acomodaria diversidad de creencias dentro de una filosofia globalizada," in Revistata de la Sociedad Argentina de Filosofia XII (2009), 27-35.

William McBride:  "Existentialism as a Cultural Movement," in The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism, ed. S. Crowell, Cambridge, 2012, pp. 50-69.

William McBride:  "Father Berrigan and the Marxist-Communist 'Menace'," in Faith, Resistance, and the Future, ed. J.L. Marsh and A.J. Brown, Fordham U.P., 2012, pp. 49-56.

William McBride:   Préface à Esthétique de la Réflexivité: Essai sur la dimension interculturelle de l’anthropologie existentielle de J.-P. Sartre , par Nke Fridolin, Saarbrücken, Éditions Universitaires Européennes, 2012, pp. 11-16

Daniel Smith

       Interests: Continental European Philosophy


Daniel Smith (2009). Gilles Deleuze: Image and Text, eds. Eugene W. Holland, Daniel W. Smith, Charles J. Stivale (London: Continuum, 2009).

Daniel Smith: "Concepts as Continuous Variation" (interview with Justin Litaker), in Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, a quarterly publication of the Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies (Kathmandu, Nepal), Vol. 5, No. 11 (Winter 2010); Yubraj Aryal, editor, 57-60.

Daniel Smith: "Genesis and Difference: Deleuze, Maimon, and the Post-Kantian Reading of Leibniz," in Deleuze and The Fold. A Critical Reader, ed. Niamh McDonnel and Sjoerd van Tuinen (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 132-154.

Daniel Smith: "Metaphysics and Ontology," Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy, ed., John Mullarkey and Beth Lord (London: Continuum Press, 2009).

Daniel W. Smith 2012. Essays on Deleuze. Edinburgh University Press/Columbia University Press.

Dana Tulodziecki 

Interests: Logic, Metalogic, Philosophy of Science


 Dana Tulodziecki: 'Epistemic Virtues and the Success of Science', in A. Fairweather (ed.) Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges between Virtue and Philosophy of Science, Synthese Library, Springer (forthcoming).

Dana Tulodziecki: 'Shattering the Myth of Semmelweis', Philosophy of Science 80: 5 (2013), 1065-1075.

Dana Tulodziecki: 'Underdetermination, Methodological Practices, and Realism', Synthese, 190: 17 (2013), 3731-3750(20).

Christopher Yeomans 

Interests: Continental European Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy


Christopher Yeomans: "Hegel and Analytic Philosophy of Action" in The Owl of Minerva, vol. 42: nos. 1-2 (2010-11).

Christopher Yeomans 2011.  Freedom and Reflection: Hegal and the Logic of Agency. Oxford University Press.

Christopher Yeomans: Talents and Interests: A Hegelian Moral Psychology in the Hegel Bulletin 34(1):33-58, May 2013.

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