Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Explanationist aid for phenomenal conservatismSynthese.  195:3035-3050. 2018
2018 Which question do polls about evolution and belief really ask, and why does it matter?Public Understanding of Science.  27:2-10. 2018
2017 An Isolation Objection to Phenomenal ConservatismErkenntnis.  82:1381-1390. 2017
2017 Undaunted ExplanationismLogos & Episteme : an International Journal of Epistemology.  8:117-127. 2017
2016 Belief in or about evolution?Bioscience.  66. 2016
2016 Skepticism and Elegance: An Explanationist RejoinderInternational Journal for the Study of Skepticism.  6. 2016
2015 Is Forgotten Evidence a Problem for Evidentialism?Southern Journal of Philosophy.  53:471-480. 2015
2015 Explanation and the Nature of Scientific KnowledgeScience and Education.  24:827-854. 2015
2015 A New Evil Demon? No Problem for Moderate InternalistsActa Analytica.  30:97-105. 2015
2015 Explanationism: Defended on All SidesLogos & Episteme : an International Journal of Epistemology.  6:333-349. 2015
2015 Interventionism DefendedLogos & Episteme : an International Journal of Epistemology.  6:61-73. 2015
2015 No Knowledge without EvidencePhilosophy Research Archives.  40:369-376. 2015
2014 Testimonial Knowledge from LiesPhilosophia.  42:459-468. 2014
2014 Why Explanatoriness Is Evidentially RelevantThought: A Journal of Philosophy.  3:145-153. 2014
2014 Pick Your Poison: Beg the Question or Embrace CircularityInternational Journal for the Study of Skepticism.  4:125-140. 2014
2014 Evidentialism, Explanationism, and Beliefs About the FutureErkenntnis.  79:99-109. 2014
2013 EXPLANATIONIST EVIDENTIALISMEpisteme.  10:299-315. 2013
2013 Two skeptical arguments or only one?Philosophical Studies.  164:289-300. 2013
2013 Review of Audi, Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge 3rd EditionScience and Education.  22. 2013
2013 Review of Gauch, Scientific Method in BriefTeaching Philosophy.  36. 2013
2013 Review of Steup and Sosa, Contemporary Debates in EpistemologyScience and Education.  22. 2013
2012 A predictivist argument against scepticismAnalysis.  72:660-665. 2012
2012 The interventionist account of causation and the basing relationPhilosophical Studies.  159:357-382. 2012
2012 Against Hanna on Phenomenal ConservatismActa Analytica.  27:45-54. 2012
2008 The virtues of epistemic conservatismSynthese.  164:185-200. 2008
2008 Descartes and the Creation of Eternal TruthsSouthwest Philosophical Studies.  30:65-70. 2008

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2016 The Nature of Scientific Knowledge An Explanatory Approach 2016
2014 Evidentialism and Epistemic Justification 2014

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2016 Hero or Villain? 2016
2016 Living for More 2016
2016 The One, the Only, Darrow 2016
2015 The Doctor Lies 2015
2014 Who is Raistlin Majere? 2014
2013 Evolutionary Theory and the Epistemology of Science 2013
2012 “Demons, Dreamers, and Madmen”: Is Ozzy Going Insane? 2012

Teaching Activities

  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL499 - Directed Studies - RES (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL499 - Directed Studies - RES (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PHL405 - Epistemology (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PHL292 - Topics in Philosophy (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PHL491 - Philosophy Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HON111 - Interdisc: Philosophy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HON211 - Interdisc: Philosophy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL311 - Philosophy of Science (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL470 - Phil Probs in Natural/Soc Sci (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL291 - Topics in Philosophy (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL405 - Epistemology (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL490 - Philosophy Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL490 - Philosophy Seminar (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL499 - Directed Studies - RES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL490 - Philosophy Seminar (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL405 - Epistemology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL203 - Philosophy of Religion (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL100 - Intro to Philosophy (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL499 - Directed Studies - RES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL470 - Phil Probs in Natural/Soc Sci (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL116 - Bioethics (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL116 - Bioethics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL116 - Bioethics (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL499 - Directed Studies - RES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PHL115 - Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PHL405 - Epistemology (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Rochester 2012
  • Full Name

  • Kevin McCain