Research

My research focuses mainly on issues pertaining to free will, moral responsibility, and the badness of death. Here are some papers that I have published on these issues.

Published Articles

14. “Timelessness and Freedom,” Synthese, forthcoming.

13. “Moral Responsibility without General Ability” (with Philip Swenson), Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming.

12. “Freedom, Foreknowledge, and Dependence: A Dialectical Intervention” (with Andrew Law), American Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming.

11. “Moral Responsibility, Luck, and Compatibilism,” Erkenntnis, forthcoming.

10. “Carving a Life from Legacy: Free Will and Manipulation in Greg Egan’s ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’,” Journal of Science Fiction and Philosophy 1, 2018: 1-15.

9. “Free Will, Grace, and Anti-Pelagianism” (with Matthew T. Flummer), International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 83 (2), 2018: 183-199.

8. “Is Semicompatibilism Unstable?” Disputatio 9 (45), 2017: 245-264.

7. “Semicompatibilism: No Ability to Do Otherwise Required,” Philosophical Explorations 20 (3), 2017: 308-321.

6. “Moral Responsibility for Actions and Omissions: A New Challenge to the Asymmetry Thesis,” Philosophical Studies 174 (12), 2017: 3153-3161.

5. “How Does Death Harm the Deceased?” In John K. Davis, ed., Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments. Routledge, 2017: 29-46.

4. “Death’s Badness and Time-Relativity: A Reply to Purves,” Journal of Ethics 20 (4), 2016: 435-444.

3. “A Puzzle About Death’s Badness: Can Death Be Bad for the Paradise-Bound?” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 80 (2), 2016: 145-162.

2. “The Parallel Manipulation Argument,” Ethics 126 (4), 2016: 1075-1089.

1. “Rationally Not Caring About Torture: A Reply to Johansson,” Journal of Ethics 18 (4), 2014: 331-339.

Other Publications

2. “Time Travel,” 1000-Word Philosophy, 2018.

1. Review of Causation and Free Will, by Carolina Sartorio, Journal of Moral Philosophy 15, 2018: 475-478.