July 20, 2022 • Inquiry

“A Bayesian Solution to Hallsson’s Puzzle”

Politics is rife with motivated cognition. People do not dispassionately engage with the evidence when they form political beliefs; they interpret it selectively, generating justifications for their desired conclusions and […]

May 4, 2022 • SAGE Publishing

Why not anarchism?

Recent debates over ideal theory have reinvigorated interest in the question of anarchy.

March 28, 2022 • Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy

Why Paternalists Must Endorse Epistocracy

Recent findings from psychology and behavioral economics suggest that we are “predictably irrational” in the pursuit of our interests.

February 9, 2022 • Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture

“How East Meets West: Justice and Consequences in Confucian Meritocracy

“Meritocracy” has historically been understood in two ways. The first is an an approach to governance. On this understanding, we seek to put meritorious (somehow defined) people into public office […]

September 9, 2021 • Episteme

“The Epistemology of Disagreement: Why Not Bayesianism?”

Disagreement is a ubiquitous feature of human life, and philosophers have dutifully attended to it. One important question related to disagreement is epistemological: How does a rational person change her […]

July 20, 2021 • Amazon

Business Ethics for Better Behavior

A clear and concise roadmap for ethical business behavior using commonsense moral principles.

April 28, 2021 • SAGE Publishing

Must Good Samaritans vote?

The ‘particularity problem’ is one of the most important objections to the putative duty to vote.

November 15, 2020 • Harper's Magazine

What’s in a Vote?

On Tuesday, November 3, Americans will cast their votes for president for the fifty-ninth time in our nation’s history.

July 30, 2020 • SAGE Publishing

A Prehistory of Liberty

Human beings are social animals, which means that we have to cooperate to survive.