• D. H. Mellor: Matters of Metaphysics (review)
    Theoria 60 (1): 73. 1994.
  • On enthusiasm in history and elsewhere
    Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 64 (3): 350-364. 2021.
    ABSTRACT This paper engages in a discussion about a select few of the crucial questions raised by Jon Elster's paper on Enthusiasm and Anger in History. It focusses on enthusiasm and engages in particular with Elster's questions and arguments about whether enthusiasm is an emotion or not. In doing so, I am led to ask some general questions about current theories of emotions in the discipline of psychology and their relationship to common sense psychological notions of emotional types. I argue th…Read more