A Remark on Iffy Oughts

I have a short piece forthcoming that takes a closer look at what lessons we should draw from the miners paradox about conditional obligations. As some of you may know, Niko Kolodny and John MacFarlane…

Chi-town

Now that I have fully arrived at the University of Chicago and the quarter is about to begin, you'll find some (mostly minor) revisions to this page, including an updated CV and such. A few…

Chicago-bound

Beginning in Autumn 2010, I will be joining the philosophy department at the University of Chicago as an assistant professor. I am very excited about all this.

Realizing What Might Be

I got the good news that my article "Realizing What Might Be" is to appear in Philosophical Studies. The latest version of the paper is available in the Research section, and I will add the…

Eastern APA Symposium

There will be a (refereed) Symposium on my paper "New Dynamics for Epistemic Modality" at this year's Eastern APA meeting. Lisa Warenski will chair the session and Giacomo Sillari will deliver the comments. Giacomo has…

UT Austin Conference

The schedule for this year's UT grad conference has just gone online here. We will bring a bunch of great people into town, including David Barnett, Fred Dretske, Peter Railton, and Mark Schroeder as the…

New Surprises Online

My paper "New Surprises for the Ramsey Test", forthcoming in Synthese, is now published online here. This makes me very happy. The good people from Springer did a great job at typesetting the paper and…

NYU/Columbia Conference

I am going to present my shiny new paper "New Dynamics for Epistemic Modality" at the 9th NYU/Columbia Graduate Student Philosophy Conference. It is going to be a blast and I have never been to…

MLK Conference

It is going to be an exciting year and it all starts next week. Mark Sainsbury is organising this year's MLK conference, featuring papers and responses by UT philosophy graduate students (mostly first or second…