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Recent Faculty Publications

2014 Publications

Coseru, C. (2014). "Buddhism, Comparative Neurophilosophy, and Human Flourishing." Zygon 49 (1): 208-219.

Nadelhoffer, T. (2014). "Dualism, Libertarianism, and Scientific Skepticism about Free Will."  In W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.), Moral Psychology: Neuroscience, Free Will, and Responsibility (Vol. 4). MIT Press: 209-216.

Nadelhoffer, T., Shepard, J., Nahmias, E., Sripada, C., & Ross, L. (2014). "The Free Will Inventory: Measuring Beliefs about Agency and Responsibility." Consciousness and Cognition, Vol. 25: 27-41.

Nunan, R., Cudd, A., & Scholz, S. (2014). Proportional Representation, the Single Transferable Vote, and Electoral Pragmatism. Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy in the 21st Century, (Springer, 2014), 87-101.

Nunan, R. (2014). Film as Philosophy in Memento: Reforming Wartenberg’s Imposition Objection. Film & Philosophy 18 (January, 2014), 1-18.

2013 Publications

Baker "Children's Agency, Interests, and Medical Consent," HEC Forum, 25 (4):311-324 (2013).

Baker, (forthcoming) “Virtue Ethics and Practical Guidance,” Social Philosophy and Policy: New Essays in Moral Philosophy, Fall 2013, Volume 30 Issue 1 and 2.

Boyle, “Margaret Cavendish on Gender, Nature, and Freedom.”  Hypatia Volume 28Issue 3pages 516–532Summer 2013.  

Coseru, “Reason and Experience in Buddhist Epistemology.”  In Emmanuel, S. (ed.), A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell, 2013.

Coseru, “Dignāga and Dharmakīrti on Perception and Self-Awareness.” In Powers, J. (ed.), The Buddhist World.  Routledge, 2013.

Coseru, "Taking the Intentionality of Perception Seriously: Why Phenomenology is Inescapable," Philosophy East and West 65 (3).

Nunan, “Gender Tourism in Feature Films: The Case of Transamerica,Film & Philosophy 17 (2013): 77-95

Nunan, "Same-Sex Marriage: Spring 2013 Update on the Story So Far", American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Philosophy 12, No. 2 (Spring, 2013), 19-22.

Nunan, "Supreme Court Conservatives at the Deep End of the Pool", American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Philosophy 13, No. 1 (Fall, 2013), 11-21.

Nadelhoffer, Heshmati, S., Kaplan, D., & Nichols, S. (2013) “Folk Retributivism and the Communication Confound.”  Economics and Philosophy, 29(2): 235-261.

Nadelhoffer, (2013). “Dualism, Libertarianism, and Scientific Skepticism about Free Will.”  In W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.), Moral Psychology: Neuroscience, Free Will, and Responsibility (Vol. 4). MIT Press: 315-329.

Nadelhoffer, & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2013). “Is Psychopathy a Mental Disease?” In N. Vincent (Ed.), Legal Responsibility and Neuroscience. Oxford University Press: 227-253.  

Nadelhoffer, & Tocchetto, D. (2013). “The Potential Dark Side of Free Will: Some Preliminary Findings.” In G. Carusso (Ed.), Exploring the Illusion of Free Will and Moral Responsibility.  Lexington Books: 121-140.

Nadelhoffer, Gromet, D., Goodwin, G., Nahmias, E., Sripada, C., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2013). “The Mind, the Brain, and the Criminal Law.” In T. Nadelhoffer (Ed.), The Future of Punishment. Oxford University Press: 193-211.

Neufeld, "Billy Budd's Song: Authority and Music in the Public Sphere," Opera Quarterly, vol 28, February 2013.

2012 Publications

Hettinger, "Nature Restoration as a Paradigm for the Human Relationship with Nature," in Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, eds. Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012), pp. 27-46.

Hettinger, Conceptualizing and Evaluating Non-Native Species. Nature Education Knowledge 3(7):7. 

Hough, “Would Sartre Have Suffered From Nausea if He Had Understood the Buddhist No-Self Doctrine?” Contemporary Buddhism Vol. 13, No. 1, May 2012.

Krasnoff, “Voluntarism and Conventionalism in Hobbes and Kant,” Hobbes Studies 25.1 (2012): 43-65.

Krasnoff, “Constructing Practical Justification: How Can the Categorical Imperative Justify Desire-Based Actions?” in Baisu and Timmons (eds.), Kant on Practical Justification: Interpretive Essays.  Oxford UP.

Nadelhoffer, T., Bibas, S., Grafton, S., Kiehl, K., Mansfield, A., Sinnott-Armstrong, W., & Gazzaniga, M. (2012). “Neuroprediction, Violence, and the Law:  Setting the Stage.” Neuroethics, 5: 67-99.

Nadelhoffer, T., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. “Neurolaw and Neuroprediction: Potential Promises and Perils.” Philosophy Compass, 7: 631–642 (2012).

Nadelhoffer, "Neurolaw and Neuroprediction: Potential Promises and Perils."  Philosophy Compass, 7(9), September 2012.

Neufeld, “On Epistemic Abstemiousness and Diachronic Norms: Another Reply to Bundy,” with Robert Talisse, Scott Aikin, and Michael Harbour, Logos and Episteme 3(1): 129-34.  (March 2012)

Neufeld, “Critical Performances,” teorema, Volume XXXI/3, (Autumn, 2012).

Schonbein, “The Linguistic Subversion of Mental Representation.” Minds and Machines.  Published Online, June 12.

2011 Publications

Baker, “Natural Childbirth is for the Birds: An Analysis of the Normativity of Natural” in S. Lintott (ed.), Motherhood: The Birth of Wisdom.  Blackwell-Wiley, 2011.

Baker, “Who’s Afraid of A Final End?”  Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Published Online Nov. 2011.

Boyle, “Mary Astell and Cartesian Scientia” in J. Hayden, The New Science and Women’s Literary Discourse: Prefiguring Frankenstein.  Palgrave, 2011.

Nadelhoffer, T., & Nahmias, E. (2011). “Free Will, Neuroscience, and the Criminal Law.” Thurgood Marshall Law Review, 36(2): 157-176.

Nadelhoffer, T. (2011). “Neural Lie Detection, Criterial Change, and Ordinary Language.” Neuroethics 4(3): 205-213.

Nadelhoffer, T. (2011). “Criminal Law, Philosophy, and Psychology: Working at the Cross-roads.”  In L. Green and B. Leiter (Eds.), The Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Law. Oxford University Press: 267-289.

Nadelhoffer, T. (2011). “The Threat of Shrinking Agency and Free Will Disillusionism.”  In L. Nadel and W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Eds.), Conscious Will and Responsibility. Oxford University Press: 173-188.

Neufeld, “On Epistemic Abstemiousness: A Reply to Bundy,” with Robert Talisse, Scott Aikin, and Michael Harbour, Logos and Episteme, Volume 3 Issue 1 (Winter, 2011).

Neufeld, “Living the Work: Meditations on a Lark,” Journal of Aesthetic Education 45.1 (Spring, 2011).

Williams, “Comparing Incommensurables” Journal of Value Inquiry, 45(3), 267-277. 2011.

Williams, “Forgiveness, Resentment, and Intentional Agency” Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism 19(1), 1-12. Spring-Summer 2011.

2010 Publications

Baker, “How to Justify the Market” in M. White (ed.), Accepting the Invisible Hand.  Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.

Baker, “Procrastination as Vice,” in Andreou (ed.), The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination.  Oxford UP, 2010.

Hettinger, “Animal Beauty, Ethics, and Environmental Preservation,”  Environmental Ethics 32 (2010): 115 - 134.

Hough, “Silence, ‘Composure in Existence’, and the Promise of Faith’s Joy” in M.A. Jolley (ed.), Why Kierkegaard Matters.  Mercer UP, 2010.

Krasnoff, L., 2010.  “Autonomy and Plurality,” Philosophical Quarterly 60 (2010): 673-691.  (Winner of the Philosophical Quarterly 2009 Essay Prize.)

Neufeld, “Epistemic Martyrs and Epistemic Converts,” with Robert Talisse, Scott Aikin, and Michael Harbour, Logos and Episteme, Volume 1 Issue 2 (Winter, 2010).

Nunan, “Same-Sex Marriage in California: Direct Democracy vs. Constitutional Integrity,”   Society for Lesbian and Gay Philosophy Newsletter (Fall, 2010), 16-28.

Nunan, “Social Institutions, Transgendered Lives, and the Scope of Free Expression,” in Deirdre Golash (ed.), Freedom of Expression in a Diverse World.  Springer, 2010, pp. 189-203.

Nunan, “Catholics and Fundamentalist Protestants on Homoerotic Desire: Augustine vs. Pelagius”    Biblical Theology Bulletin 40, #1 (February, 2010), 37-51.

Nunan, “Filmosophy and the Art of Teaching Philosophy through Film,” Film & Philosophy 14 (2010), 135-154

2009 Publications

Baker, “Virtue and Behavior,” in Review of Social Economy 67 (2009).

Coseru, “Buddhist Foundationalism.” Philosophy East and West 59/4 (2009): 409-39.

Coseru, “Naturalism and Intentionality: A Buddhist Epistemological Approach.” Asian Philosophy 19/3 (2009): 239-264. 

Coseru, “Mind in Indian Buddhist Philosophy.”Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (published online, 2009,

Grantham, “Taxic Paleobiology and the pursuit of a unified evolutionary theory.”  In Ruse and Sepkoski (eds) The Paleobiological Revolution, Univ. of Chicago Press, pp. 215-238, 2009.

Hough, “The Bureau(crat), the Dancer, and the Movements of Faithful Self-Concern” in R.L. Perkins (ed.),  International Kierkegaard Commentary vol. 23, Mercer UP, 2009.

Nadelhoffer, T., & Matveeva, T. (2009). “Positive Illusions, Perceived Control, and the Free Will Debate.” Mind & Language, 24: 495-522.

Feltz, A., Cokely, E., & Nadelhoffer, T. (2009). “Natural Compatibilism vs. Natural Incompatibilism: Back to the Drawing Board.” Mind & Language, 24: 1-23.

Nadelhoffer, T., Kvaran, T., & Nahmias, E. (2009). “Temperament and Intuition: A Commentary on Feltz and Cokely.” Consciousness and Cognition 18: 351-355.

Neufeld, “Musical Formalism and Political Performance,” Contemporary Aesthetics, Volume 7 (2009).

Nunan, “Constitutional Rights versus State Autonomy and Direct Democracy: The Story so far on Same-Sex Marriage,” APA Newsletter on Philosophy & Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues 09 (Fall, 2009), 1-14.