♣ 'Efficient Markets and Alienation,' Philosophers' Imprint, 2022.
...argues a priori that efficient markets are alienating. (Related blog post here.)
♣ 'Collaborative Care, A New Workforce Model for Pharmacy in Scotland,' with Paul Forsyth et al. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2022
...presents a new workforce model for pharmacy based on the ideal of collaborative care.
♣ 'Normative Metaphysics for Accountants' with Justin Snedegar. Philosophical Studies, 2020.
...offers solutions to the problem of overlap for various theories of reasons.
♣ 'The Alienation Objection to Consequentialism' with Calvin Baker. The Oxford Handbook on Consequentialism, 2020
...argues that any consequentialist moral theory is alienating.
♣ 'The Game of Belief' with Jack Woods. The Philosophical Review, 2020.
...attempts to square normatively weak evidentialism with pragmatism.
♣ 'Markets, Interpersonal Practices, and Signal Distortion' with Brookes Brown. Philosophers' Imprint, 2019.
...argues that efficient markets conflict with the expressive resources associated with caring, testimony, and esteem.
♣ 'There Are No Reasons for Affective Attitudes.' Mind, 2017, version online here.
...distinguishes the structure of fit-making support for affective attitudes from a paradigmatic structure of normative support for actions.
♣ 'Love in the Time of Consequentialism.' Noûs, 2017, version online here.
...offers a rather gimmicky response to the puzzle of partiality.
♣ 'Model Theory, Hume's Dictum, and the Priority of Ethical Theory' with Jack Woods. Ergo, volume 4, number 14, 2017
...sticks up for metaphysical interpretations of ethical autonomy against some model theoretic alternatives.
♣ 'The Autonomy of Ethics' The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics, 2017
...introduces logical, metaphysical, and epistemic versions of ethical autonomy.
♣ 'Extrinsic Value and the Separability of Reasons (or: On Whether to Assassinate Pelé)' Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, vol. 6, 2016.
...introduces a nice puzzle for the conjunction of consequentialism and the view that virtue is neutrally valuable. Offers an unsatisfying response.
♣ 'The Value-Based Theory of Reasons.' Ergo, 2016.
...articulates the value-based theory of reasons. Warning: this theory is not merely false, but pernicious. See 'Moral Hubris' (above).
♣ 'An Opinionated Guide to the Weight of Reasons' with Errol Lord, Weighing Reasons, OUP, 2016.
...introduces the theory of weight.
♣ 'Grounding the Autonomy of Ethics.' Oxford Studies in Metaethics, vol. 10, 2015
...offers a metaphysical interpretation of ethical autonomy.
♣ 'Defending David Lewis' Modal Reduction.' Philosophical Studies, vol. 166, 2013
...defends Ludowician polycosmological reductionism.
♣ Review of Andrew Reisner and Iwao Hirose (eds.), Weighing and Reasoning: Themes from the Philosophy of John Broome, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, January 2016
♣ Review of Scanlon's Being Realistic About Reasons in the Times Literary Supplement, 28 November 2014
♣ Weighing Reasons (Oxford University Press), 2016
Co-edited with Errol Lord
Available at your local bookstore
And on Oxford Scholarship Online
Here's a review by Jussi Suikkanen in NDPR
Here's a review by Jonathan Way in EJP
Here's a review by Justin Snedegar in Ethics
Here's a review by Gianluca Verrucci in ETMP
Here's a review by Krister Bykvist in Analysis
Here's a review by Patricio A. Fernandez in JMP
In the Works
♣ 'Exchange and Solidarity' (working draft)
...distinguishes exchange as a joint activity for mutual benefit from solidarity as collaborative care.
♣ 'Fractal Solidarity' (email for draft)
...introduces some distinctive features of a solidarity-based moral and political theory.
♣ 'Rescuing Socialism from Equality' (email for draft)
...introduces a solidarity-based version of Cohen's incentives objection to Estlund's Rawls.
♣ 'Rewiring Ethics' (email for draft)
...draws on the case of the harmless torturers to motivate collaborative localism as an ethics of production; introduces associated taxonomy of collective action problems and solutions.
♣ 'Moral Hubris' (email for draft)
...objects to moral individualisms (such as the value-based theory of reasons) on grounds of the disrespectful presumptuousness of their moral epistemology and framing assumptions.
♣ 'The New Apothecaries,' with Gordon Rushworth et al (in preparation)
...articulates an alternative division of labour between pharmacists and GPs, based on the ideal of collaborative care.