Publications

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You can find more info on the broader research projects these are part of, and brief synopses, in the “Project work” sections of:

Papers

  1. Words by convention” (with Gail Leckie) forthcoming in Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Language.
  2. “Normative reference magnets” forthcoming in Philosophical Review (2018).
  3. Rational illogicality  Australasian Journal of Philosophy 96: 1 (2018).
  4. Indeterminate Oughts Ethics 127:3 (2017).
  5. Representational Scepticism: the bubble puzzle” in Philosophical Perspectives: Metaphysics, supplement to Nous, 30:1 (2016) pp. 419–442
  6. “Probability and nonclassical logic”  Oxford Handbook to Probability and Philosophy, ed Hajek and Hitchcock, OUP (2016).
  7. Angst, indeterminacy and conflicting values.  Ratio 29:4 (2016)
    pp.412–433.
  8. Vagueness as indecision in Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume (2016)
  9. Lewis on reference and eligiblity” in Companion to David Lewis, Loewer and Schaffer, eds (2015).
  10. Logical norms, accuracy and degree of belief” in Foundations of Logical Consequence ed. Caret and Hjortland,  OUP (2015).
  11. Nonclassical minds and indeterminate survivalPhilosophical Review (2014).
  12. “Decision making under indeterminacy”  Philosophers’ Imprint 14:4 (2014).
  13. Davidson on Reference” in Companion to Donald Davidson, Ludwig and Lepore eds (2013)
  14. An argument for conjunction conditionalization” (with Lee Walters). Review of Symbolic Logic. 6:4 (2013).
  15. “Part-intrinsicality” Nous (2013)
  16. “Counterfactual triviality: A Lewis-impossibility proof for counterfactuals” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (2012).
  17. “Vagueness”. (2012) Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Language Delia Graff Fara and Gillian Russell (eds.).
  18. “Chancy counterfactuals, redux” Analytic Philosophy 53(4): 352-361 (Dec 2012).
  19. “Requirements on reality” in Grounding and Explanation Correira and Schneider, eds. (CUP, 2012)
  20. Gradational Accuracy and non-classical semanticsReview of Symbolic Logic (2012).
  21. Indeterminacy and Normative silenceAnalysis (2012).
  22. “Generalized Probabilism: dutch books and accuracy domination” Journal of Philosophical Logic (2012)
  23. “Chancy counterfactuals, redux” Analytic Philosophy 53(4): 352-361 (Dec 2012).
  24. (with Elizabeth Barnes) “A theory of metaphysical indeterminacy” and “Response to Eklund” Oxford Studies in Metaphysics (2011, Karen Bennett and Dean Zimmerman, eds.)
  25. “Degree supervaluational logic” Review of Symbolic Logic (August 2010)
  26. “Defending conditional excluded middle” Nous 44(4): 650-668 (August 2010)
  27. “Fundamental and derivative truths” Mind 119(473): 103-141 (January 2010)
  28. “Vagueness, conditionals and probability” in Erkenntnis 70(2): 151-171 (March 2009)
  29. (with Elizabeth Barnes) “Vague parts and vague identity” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 90:2: 176-187. June 2009
  30. Multiple actualities and ontically vague identity”; Philosophical Quarterly 58(230): 134-154 (January 2008).
  31. “Supervaluationism and logical revisionism”; The Journal of Philosophy, vol.CV(4), 2008.
  32. “Conversation and conditionals”; Philosophical Studies 138(2): 211-223 (March, 2008)
  33. “Chances, counterfactuals and similarity”; Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol 77(2), 2008
  34. “The Price of Inscrutability”; in Nous vol 42(4): 600-641 (2008).
  35. “Gavagai again”; Synthese 164(2): 235-259 (September 2008).
  36. “Ontic Vagueness and Metaphysical Indeterminacy”; Philosophy Compass, vol 3, 2008.
  37. Permutations and Foster problems: two puzzles or one?“; Ratio Vol XXI(1): 91-105 (March 2008)
  38. “Working parts: reply to Mellor” in Being: Contemporary Developments in Metaphysics, edited by Robin LePoidevin, Cambridge University Press (2008). Penultimate Draft.
  39. Eligibility and Inscrutability“; Philosophical Review 116(3): 361-399 (July 2007); winner of the Philosophical Review Young Philosopher’s Essay Competition
  40. “The possibility of onion worlds”; Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 (2), 193-203 (June 2007). Penultimate Draft
  41. An argument for the many“; Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (2006) 411-417
  42. Illusions of gunk“; Philosophical Perspectives (2006, Metaphysics), John Hawthorne, ed. Vol. 20 (1), 493-513.

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