PAPERS (published and forthcoming)

Below is a list of my published and forthcoming papers, as well as links to download pdfs of them. Please note that by downloading a pdf of a paper, you are agreeing that the work is only for your personal and non-commerical use. 

33) “Matters of Language: Responding to the “Just Words” Objection to Metalinguistic Negotiation”, Inquiry. (forthcoming). Co-authored with Tim Sundell.

32) “Conceptual Ethics, Metaepistemology, and Normative Epistemology”, Inquiry. (forthcoming). Co-authored with Tristram McPherson.

31) “Evaluation Turned on Itself: The Vindicatory Circularity Challenge to the Conceptual Ethics of Normativity”, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 16. (forthcoming). Ed. Russ Shafer-Landau. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf

30) “Metaethics and the Conceptual Ethics of Normativity”, Inquiry. (2021). Online first version published, print version forthcoming. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf / link

29) “Metalinguistic Negotiation and Speaker Error”, Inquiry. (2021). Vol. 64, No. 1-2, 142-167. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

28) “Anger, Fitting Attitudes, and Srinivasan’s Category of “Affective Injustice””, The Journal of Political Philosophy. (2021). Vol. 29, No. 1, 117-131. pdf / link

27) “The Ravens Paradox and Negative Existential Judgments about Evidence”, Inquiry. (2020). Online first version published, print version forthcoming. pdf / link

26) “Conceptual Truths, Evolution, and Reliability about Authoritative Normativity”, Jurisprudence. (2020). Vol. 11, No. 2, 169-212. pdf / link

25) “On the Relation Between Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics”, Ratio. (2020). Vol. 33, No. 4, 281-294. Co-authored with Alexis Burgess. pdf / link

24) “Conceptual Ethics and The Methodology of Normative Inquiry”, Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics. Eds. Burgess, Cappelen, and Plunkett. (2020). 274-303. Oxford University Press. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf / link

23) “A Guided Tour of Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics”, Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics. Eds. Burgess, Cappelen, and Plunkett. (2020). 1-26. Oxford University Press. Co-authored with Herman Cappelen. pdf / link

22) “Normative Roles, Conceptual Variance, and Ardent Realism about Normativity”, Inquiry. (2020) Vol. 63, No. 5, 509-534. pdf / link

21) “Robust Normativity, Morality, and Legal Positivism”, Dimensions of Normativity: New Essays on Metaethics and Jurisprudence. (2019). Eds. Plunkett, Shapiro, and Toh. Oxford University Press. 105-136. pdf / link

20) “Quasi-Expressivism about Statements of Law: A Hartian Theory”, Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law, Vol. 3(2018). Eds. Gardner, Green, and Leiter. Oxford University Press. 49-86. Co-authored with Stephen Finlay. pdf / link

19) “Law, Morality, and Everything Else: General Jurisprudence as a Branch of Metanormative Inquiry”, Ethics(2017). Vol. 128, No. 1, 37-68. Co-authored with Scott Shapiro. pdf / link

18) “Reasons Internalism”, The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics(2017). Eds. McPherson and Plunkett. Routledge. 324-339. Co-authored with Errol Lord. pdf / link

17) “The Nature and Explanatory Ambitions of Metaethics”, The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics(2017). Eds. McPherson and Plunkett. Routledge. 1-28. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf / link

16) “Negotiating the Meaning of Law”: The Metalinguistic Dimension of the Dispute Over Legal Positivism”, Legal Theory. (2016). Vol. 22, No. 3-4, 205-275. pdf / link

15) “Justice, Non-Human Animals, and the Methodology of Political Philosophy”, Jurisprudence(2016). Vol. 7, No. 1, 1-29.  pdf / link

14) “Conceptual History, Conceptual Ethics, and The Aims of Inquiry: A Framework for Thinking About The Relevance of the History/Genealogy of Concepts to Normative Inquiry”, Ergo. (2016). Vol. 3, No. 2, 27-64. pdf / link

13) “Which Concepts Should We Use?: Metalinguistic Negotiations and The Methodology of Philosophy”, Inquiry(2015). Vol. 58, Nos. 7-8, 828-874. pdf link

12) “Deliberative Indispensability and Epistemic Justification”, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 10(2015). Ed. Shafer-Landau. Oxford University Press. 104-133. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf / link

11) “Non-Consequentialism Demystified”, Philosophers’ Imprint(2015). Vol. 15, No. 4, 1-28. Co-authored with Howard Nye and John Ku. pdf / link

10) “Antipositivist Arguments from Legal Thought and Talk: The Metalinguistic Response”, Pragmatism, Law, and Language. (2014). Ed. Hubbs and Lind. Routledge. 56-75. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

9) “Dworkin’s Interpretivism and The Pragmatics of Legal Disputes”, Legal Theory. (2013). Vol. 19, No. 3, 242-281. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

8) “Disagreement and the Semantics of Normative and Evaluative Terms”, Philosophers’ Imprint. (2013). Vol. 13, No. 23, 1-37. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

6+7) “Conceptual Ethics” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. (2013). Vol. 8, No. 12, 1091-1101 and 1102-1110. Co-authored with Alexis Burgess.       I: pdf  / link    II: pdf / link

5) “Legal Positivism and the Moral Aim Thesis”, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. (2013). Vol. 33, No. 3, 563-605. pdf / link

3+4) “The Planning Theory of Law” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. (2013). Vol. 8, No. 2, 149-158 and 159-168. I: pdf  / link    II: pdf / link

2) “A Positivist Route for Explaining How Facts Make Law”, Legal Theory. (2012). Vol. 18, No. 2, 139-207. pdf / link

1) “Expressivism, Representation, and the Nature of Conceptual Analysis”, Philosophical Studies. (2011). Vol. 156, No. 1, 15-31. pdf / link