Research

Publications (selected)

Edited Book

Aesthetics:  The Key Thinkers.  London and New York: Continuum 2012. Book details.

Journal Articles

“The Finale of A.I. Artificial Intelligence.” Film and Philosophy, Vol. 21, 2017, pp. 1-16.

“Ethical Criticism in Perspective: A Defense of Radical Moralism.” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 71, No. 4, Winter 2013, pp. 335-348.

“Ethicism, Particularism, and Artistic Categorization.” Ethical Perspectives, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2013, pp. 375-401.

“Pour une critique éthique des moyens de production des œuvres.” Nouvelle Revue d’Esthétique, Vol. 6, 2010, pp. 39-50.

“Cognitive Value and Imaginative Identification: The Case of Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut.” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 68, No. 4, Fall 2010, pp. 355-366.

“In Sympathy with Narrative Characters.” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 67, No. 1, Winter 2009, pp. 83-95.  (Reprinted in N. Carroll, ed., The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Philosophy of Narrative.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 2009.) (Abstract.)

In and Out: The Dynamics of Imagination in the Engagement with Narratives.”  The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 66, No. 1, Winter 2008, pp. 11-24. (Abstract.)

“The Ethical Criticism of Art: A New Mapping of the Territory,” Philosophia, Vol. 35, No. 2, June 2007, pp. 117-127. (Abstract.)

“Fission Examples in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Personal Identity Debate” (with Raymond Martin and John Barresi). History of Philosophy Quarterly.  Vol. 15, No. 3, July 1998, pp. 323-348. (Abstract.)

Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries, and Book Reviews

“Nelson Goodman,” in A. Giovannelli, ed., Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers (London and New York: Continuum, forthcoming 2012).

“Contemporary Aesthetics,” in A. Giovannelli, ed., Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers (London and New York: Continuum, forthcoming 2012).

Berys Gaut, Art, Emotion and Ethics (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007).  Book review. Mind, Vol. 119, No. 474, 2010, pp. 481-487.

“Nelson Goodman’s Aesthetics.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2010 (first published 2005).

“Kendall L. Walton.”  David Cooper et al., eds., A Companion to Aesthetics, second edition (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), pp. 588-591.

Dominic McIver Lopes, Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating Pictures (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005).  Book review. Mind, Vol. 117, No. 466, 2008, pp. 490-494.

Kimberly A. Blessing and Paul J. Tudico, eds., Movies and the Meaning of Life: Philosophers Take on Hollywood (Chicago, Ill.: Open Court Press, 2005).  Book review. The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2006, pp. 497-503.

José Luis Bermúdez and Sebastian Gardner, eds., Art and Morality (London and New York: Routledge 2003).  Book review. Mind, Vol. 114, No. 453, 2005, pp. 119-124.

Robert Hopkins, Picture, Image, and Experience (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998).  Book review. Mind, Vol. 110, No. 438, 2001, pp. 481-485.