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    Aristotle's Case for Perceptual Knowledge
    Dissertation, University of Toronto. 2017.
    Sense experience, naïvely conceived, is a way of knowing perceptible properties: the colors, sounds, smells, flavors, and textures in our perceptual environment. So conceived, ordinary experience presents the perceiver with the essential nature of a property like Sky Blue or Middle C, such that how the property appears in experience is identical to how it essentially is. In antiquity, as today, it was controversial whether sense experience could meet the conditions for knowledge implicit in this…Read more
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    Why De Anima Needs III.12-13
    In Gweltaz Guyomarc'H., Claire Louguet & Charlotte Murgier (eds.), Aristote et l'âme humaine. Lectures de 'De anima' III offertes à Michel Crubellier, . pp. 329-350. 2020.
    The soul is an explanatory principle of Aristotle’s natural science, accounting both for the fact that living things are alive as well as for the diverse natural attributes that belong to them by virtue of being alive. I argue that the explanatory role of the soul in Aristotle’s natural science must be understood in light of his view, stated in a controversial passage from Parts of Animals (645b14–20), that the soul of a living thing is a “complex activity” of its organic body. This paper explor…Read more
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    The Powers of Aristotle's Soul (review)
    Philosophical Review 125 (1): 135-138. 2016.
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    Aristotle's Anthropology (review)
    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 4 (15). 2020.