I am Commonwealth Professor in the Corcoran Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, and an editor of the journal Noûs. I teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and free will & moral responsibility. I’ve recently served in administrative roles at UVa: as Interim Associate Dean for Arts & Humanities (2018-19) and Acting Dean of Arts & Sciences (Fall 2019).
Some recent work:
- “Rational Agency and the Struggle to Believe What Your Reasons Dictate” (forthcoming), in Borgoni, Kindermann & Onofri (eds.), The Fragmented Mind, Oxford University Press.
- “Agency and Self-Knowledge”. (forthcoming) in L. Ferrero, ed., The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Agency.
- “Dualism: how epistemic issues drive debates about the ontology of consciousness” (2020), in U. Kriegel, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Consciousness. Oxford University Press, pp. 277-300.
- “Acquaintance, Parsimony, and Epiphenomenalism” (2019), in S. Coleman, ed., The Knowledge Argument. Cambridge University Press, pp. 62-86.
- “Self-Knowledge and Rational Agency: a defense of empiricism” (2018), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 96: 91-109.
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