PHILOSOPHY OF PERCEPTION
I attempt to account for Spinoza's bizarre claim that we both correctly and incorrectly perceive the sun as 200 feet away based on Spinoza's "affective perception."
THE MOLYNEUX PROBLEM (
2017) Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The definitive (short) guide to Molyneux's question.
ADAM SMITH ON SENSORY PERCEPTION: A SYMPATHETIC ACCOUNT (
2014) Propriety and Prosperity: New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith.
This trilogy of papers is the first scholarly treatment of Adam Smith's adolescent essay, "On the External Senses," and his answer to Molyneux's question.
This is the first pluralist answer to Molyneux's question: Yes, No, Yes AND No, and a defense of its relevancy today.
PERCEPTION AND PROSOPAGNOSIA IN MK 8.22-26 (2014) Journal for the Study of the New Testament
This is the first scholarly paper to discuss the gospel narrative of Jesus healing a person with blindness two times in the context of research in the Cognitive Sciences.
This is the first scholarly paper dedicated to interpreting Leibniz's answer to Molyneux's question. I offer an interpretation based on Leibniz's correspondence with the Bohemian Queen Sophie Charlotte.
HEARING COLOR: RADICAL PLURALISTIC REALISM AND SSD (2009) Proceedings of AP-CAP
This describes our novel invention, "The Kromophone," a Color Sonification Sensory Substitution Device, and its philosophical significance as sensory exotica.
I suggest that sport is partially defined by moments of subversive activity by practitioners, moments where the rules are demonstrated to be void in controlling play. Skateboarding is an exemplar of such a definitional criterion.
THE STORY OF THE ACCESSIBLE ICON PROJECT (2016) Experiential Learning in Philosophy
The 'Accessible Icon Project,' a graffiti campaign to change disability signage is discussed here in the context of student collaboration.
LOVE IS A FEELING (2011) Salem News
I argue that undomesticated love is constituted by a feeling has nothing to do with commitment or institutionalized contracts.