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Moral Responsibility and Normative Ignorance: Answering a New Skeptical Challenge
(University of Chicago Press, 2008-07)
Philosophical doubts about moral responsibility have typically been rooted in worries about free agency in the face of causal determinism, culminating in familiar metaphysical arguments against the very possibility of moral ...
The practical turn in ethical theory: Korsgaard's constructivism, realism, and the nature of normativity
(University of Chicago Press, 2005-07)
My aim is to assess the merits of Korsgaard's rejection of realism as well as the prospects for her practical approach to normativity, and I shall both raise problems for her constructivism and develop a realist response ...
Plan-Based Expressivism and Innocent Mistakes
(University of Chicago Press, 2009-01)
Over the past hundred years, there has been a series of metaethical views according to which we ought to deepen our understanding of normative terms by inquiring after the states of mind they express. This is the class of ...