PAPERS (published and forthcoming)

Below is a list of my published and forthcoming papers, as well as links that will allow you to download pdfs of them. 


22) “Robust Normativity, Morality, and Legal Positivism”, Dimensions of Normativity: New Essays on Metaethics and Jurisprudence. (forthcoming). Eds. Plunkett, Shapiro, and Toh. Oxford Universty Press. 

21) “Conceptual Ethics and The Methodology of Normative Inquiry”, Conceptual Ethics and Conceptual Engineering. Eds. Burgess, Cappelen, and Plunkett. (forthcoming). Oxford Universty Press. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. 

20) “Quasi-Expressivism about Statements of Law: A Hartian Theory”, Oxford Studies in Philosophy of LawVol. 3. (forthcoming). Eds. Gardner, Green, and Leiter. Oxford University Press. Co-authored with Stephen Finlay. pdf

19) “Law, Morality, and Everything Else: General Jurisprudence as a Branch of Metanormative Inquiry”, Ethics(2017). Vol. 128, No. 1, 37-68. Co-authored with Scott Shapiro. pdf / link

18) “Reasons Internalism”, The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics(2017). Eds. McPherson and Plunkett. Routledge. 324-339. Co-authored with Errol Lord. pdf

17) “The Nature and Explanatory Ambitions of Metaethics”, The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics.(2017). Eds. McPherson and Plunkett. Routledge. 1-28. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf

16) “Negotiating the Meaning of ‘Law’: The Metalinguistic Dimension of the Dispute Over Legal Positivism”, Legal Theory(2016). Vol. 22, No. 3-4, 205-275. pdf / link

15) “Justice, Non-Human Animals, and the Methodology of Political Philosophy”, Jurisprudence. (2016). Vol. 7, No. 1, 1-29.  pdf / link

14) “Conceptual History, Conceptual Ethics, and The Aims of Inquiry: A Framework for Thinking About The Relevance of the History/Genealogy of Concepts to Normative Inquiry”, Ergo. (2016). Vol. 3, No. 2, 27-64. pdf / link

13) “Which Concepts Should We Use?: Metalinguistic Negotiations and The Methodology of Philosophy”, Inquiry(2015). Vol. 58, Nos. 7-8, 828-874. pdf link

12) “Deliberative Indispensability and Epistemic Justification”, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 10(2015). Ed. Shafer-Landau. Oxford University Press. 104-133. Co-authored with Tristram McPherson. pdf

11) “Non-Consequentialism Demystified”, Philosophers’ Imprint(2015). Vol. 15, No. 4, 1-28. Co-authored with Howard Nye and John Ku. pdf / link

10) “Antipositivist Arguments from Legal Thought and Talk: The Metalinguistic Response”, Pragmatism, Law, and Language. (2014). Ed. Hubbs and Lind. Routledge. 56-75. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf

9) “Dworkin’s Interpretivism and The Pragmatics of Legal Disputes”, Legal Theory. (2013). Vol. 19, No. 3, 242-281. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

8) “Disagreement and the Semantics of Normative and Evaluative Terms”, Philosophers’ Imprint. (2013). Vol. 13, No. 23, 1-37. Co-authored with Tim Sundell. pdf / link

6+7) “Conceptual Ethics” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. (2013). Vol. 8, No. 12, 1091-1011 and 1102-1110. Co-authored with Alexis Burgess.       I: pdf  / link    II: pdf / link

5) “Legal Positivism and the Moral Aim Thesis”, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. (2013). Vol. 33, No. 3, 563-605. pdf / link

3+4) “The Planning Theory of Law” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. (2013). Vol. 8, No. 2, 149-158 and 159-168. I: pdf  / link    II: pdf / link

2) “A Positivist Route for Explaining How Facts Make Law”, Legal Theory. (2012). Vol. 18, No. 2, 139-207. pdf / link

1) “Expressivism, Representation, and the Nature of Conceptual Analysis”, Philosophical Studies. (2011). Vol. 156, No. 1, 15-31. pdf / link