Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Central Michigan University
Department of Philosophy & Religion
Campus Address: Anspach 120
Telephone: (989) 774-1446
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1996
Ethical Theory (basic and advanced), Major Philosophers, 19th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, Moral Problems
Research Interests: Ethics, Political Philosophy, Kant, Hegel
Current Research Projects:
"Two Conceptions of the Rule of Law," "Korsgaard, Kant, and Animals: A Response"
- “The Point of Principle: A Critical Notice of Jonathan Dancy’s
Ethics Without Principles,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies (2006).
- "What is Wrong with External Reasons?" Philosophical Studies (2004).
- “Obligation As Self Determination: A Critique of Hegel and Korsgaard,” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (2003).
- “The Morality of Peace: Kant and Hegel on the Grounds for Ethical Ideals,” Review of Metaphysics (2000).