• Review of The Nature of the Mind: An Introduction, by Peter Carruthers (review)
    Essays in Philosophy 6 (1): 286-289. 2005.
  • Saving the Agent: An Investigation of Agency, Explanation, and Two-Standpoint Arguments
    Dissertation, University of California, Riverside. 2004.
    I argue that the most pressing form of the problem of freedom comes from the application of event-causal explanation to human action. I then show why the traditional responses of the compatibilist and the libertarian are fundamentally ill-equipped to solve this problem. Their inadequacy suggests looking for a different approach. This leads me to examine two-standpoint style arguments, those which argue, roughly, that there is a difference in principle between the objective point of view which su…Read more