Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

· 2020 ·

"One Cheer for Cheating," Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, Boulder CO


· 2019 ·

“Utilitarianism for Animals, Kantianism for People," Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, Boulder CO

“The Problem with Person-Rearing Accounts of Morality," w/ Travis Timmerman; APA Eastern Division Meeting, New York NY


· 2017 ·

“The Disassociation Intuition,” w/ Isaac Wiegman; Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Waco TX

“An Epistemic Argument for Veganism," Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, Boulder CO

“Vegetarianism and the Collapse Question," Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Baltimore MD


· 2016 ·

“Boycotting as Public Mourning,” Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, Boulder CO

“Animals as Honorary Persons," Third Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School, Oxford UK

“You Can’t Buy Your Way Out of Veganism," New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society, San Marcos TX


· 2015 ·

“The Modal-Knowno Problem,” w/ Felipe Leon; Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Nashville TN

“Disgust as Heuristic," APPE Twenty-fourth Annual International Conference, Costa Mesa CA

“Rawlsian Ecumenism," 2015 AAR-WR Meeting, Santa Clara CA


· 2014 ·

“How to Eat Meat Blamelessly," APA Pacific Division Meeting (Society of Applied Philosophy Group Session), San Diego CA


· 2013 ·

“Salvaging Serviceability in Metaphysics,” w/ Eric Gilbertson; Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Fredericksburg TX & Northwest Philosophy Conference, Forest Grove OR

“A Different Route to the Necessity Model," International Workshop on the Epistemology of Modality (LanCog Research Group), Lisbon Portugal & New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society, San Antonio TX

“A Meta-epistemology of Modality," APA Pacific Division Meeting, San Francisco CA

“Disagreement about Servant Leadership: A Diagnosis,” w/ C. D. McNiven; Midwest Scholars Conference, Indianapolis IN

“Rawlsian Ecumenism," 2013 SCP Mountain-Pacific Region Conference, Boulder CO


· 2012 ·

“TRUE Is False and Why It Matters," PSA 2012, San Diego CA & Central States Philosophical Association Meeting, Columbia MO

“A Debate on the Purpose of Introductory Philosophy Courses," w/ Jeff Gordon; AAPT Workshop-Conference on Teaching Philosophy, Austin TX

“Why Incest Is Usually Wrong," Sixth Annual Felician Ethics Conference, Rutherford NJ & New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society, Las Cruces NM

“Why It Doesn’t Matter Whether Simplicity Is Truth-Conducive," APA Pacific Division Meeting, San Diego CA


· 2011 ·

“The Theory Theory: A Neglected Modal Epistemology," APA Eastern Division Meeting, Washington DC & Indiana Philosophical Association Spring Meeting, Muncie IN

"Modal Knowledge, in Theory," Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Austin TX

“Why It Doesn’t Matter Whether the Virtues Are Truth-Conducive," The Second Midwest Workshop in the Philosophy of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Fort Wayne IN

“On Hawthorne on Lewis on the Case for Modal Realism," Central States Philosophical Association Meeting, St. Louis MO


· 2010 ·

“A Better Basis for Modal Skepticism," Joint Meeting of Illinois and Indiana Philosophical Associations, Charleston IN & Alabama Philosophical Society’s 48th Annual Conference, Pensacola FL

Invited Presentations

· 2019 ·

“The Ethics of Bycatch," Entomology 2019, St. Louis MO

“Comments on J. P. Andrew’s ‘The Insignificance of Taste," Southwestern Philosophical Society Meeting, Ft. Worth TX

“Utilitarianism for Animals, Kantianism for People," University of Nevada, Las Vegas & Workshop on Utilitarian Approaches in Animal Ethics, Oxford UK

“The Ethics of Eating Animals," 2019 Food Ethics Workshop, Burlington VT

“Eating in an Ugly World," APA Central Division Meeting, Denver CO

“Comments on Strawson," 2019 Texas Ethics Workshop


· 2018 ·

“Collecting Insects to Conserve Them," Entomology 2018, Vancouver BC

“How Lewis Can Meet the Integration Challenge," Texas Epistemology Extravaganza, New Braunfels TX

“Veganism, Vegetarianism, and the Duty to Signal," Kline Workshop on Animal Ethics, Columbia MO & Iowa State University, Ames IA

“Comments on Kasperbauer’s Subhuman," APA Pacific Division Meeting, San Diego CA


· 2017 ·

“Nonideal Ethics and Arguments against Eating Animals," 2017 Food Ethics Workshop, Burlington VT

“An Epistemic Argument for Veganism,” UTSA, San Antonio TX

“Veganism and/as Lament,” Animals and the Kingdom of God, Grand Rapids MI

“Comments on Milburn’s ‘Death-free Dairy,’” A&M Workshop on Engineering and Animal Ethics, College Station TX


· 2016 ·

“The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat,” Texas State Author Series, San Marcos TX

“In Defense of Aggregating Corporate Intent: A Reply to Tierny,” New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society, San Marcos TX



· 2015 ·

“Modal Empiricism,” Stirling Conference on Modal Empiricism, Stirling UK

“Boycotting as Public Mourning,” Lynchburg College, Lynchburg VA


· 2014 ·

“On ‘The Epistemology of Modality and Epistemology of Mathematics’,” Epistemology of Modality International Conference, Aarhus Denmark

“Galoob’s ‘Intentions, Compliance, and Fiduciary Obligations’,” APA Pacific Division Meeting (Main Program), San Diego CA


· 2013 ·

“The Place of Disgust in Animal Ethics,” SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo NY & Texas State Dialogue Series, San Marcos TX

“May We Eat (Nonhuman) Animals?,” University of Texas Project on Conflict Resolution, Austin TX


· 2011 ·

“Comments on Muntean’s ‘Genetic Numerical Simulation’,” Indiana Philosophical Association Spring Meeting, Muncie IN


· 2010 ·

“Comments on Lee’s ‘Analyticity and the Necessary a Posteriori,’” Joint Meeting of Illinois and Indiana Philosophical Associations, Charleston IN