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    C.L.R. James: Herbert Aptheker’s Invisible Man
    CLR James Journal 19 (1): 276-297. 2013.
    Scholars are grateful to Cyril Lionel Robert James (1901-1989) and Herbert Aptheker (1915-2003) for their pioneering work in the field of slave revolts. What they've virtually never mentioned, however, let alone explored, was Aptheker’s practice of rendering James invisible. It is highly improbable that Aptheker did not know either of James or of his noteworthy study of the Haitian Revolution, given that the latter was related to the slave revolts that Aptheker did study. Aptheker’s neglect of J…Read more
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    Epistemic Badness
    Journal of Philosophical Research 33 253-262. 2008.
    In this paper, I challenge Casey Swank’s claim that what makes epistemic vices bad are deeper personal vices and not anything specifically epistemic. I argue that epistemic vices are bad on account of a lack of a good epistemic motive. Consequently, the source of the badness is specifically epistemic. I develop my argument through a consideration of Aquinas’s accounts of wonder and presumption, namely that what makes the latter bad is the lack of something thatthe former possesses. I then analyz…Read more
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    The author attempts to contribute to the debate about the value of Aquinas’s account of love to philosophical personalism. He argues that to understand adequately Aquinas’s account of love in general and the aspect of the gift of self in particular, we must appreciate the importance of his account of appropriate self-love; moreover, self-love and love as a gift of self constitute two foundational poles on which we should base any development of a theory of love within Thomistic personalism. Firs…Read more
  • Why Strain at a Gnat but Swallowa Camel?
    Philosophy Pathways 50. 2003.
  • On God and 'I': Response to Geoffrey Klempner
    Philosophy Pathways 76. 2004.
  • Redistributionism Continued
    Philosophy Pathways 56. 2003.