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    The Normative/Agentive Correspondence
    Journal of Transcendental Philosophy. forthcoming.
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    Pointing out the Skeptic's Mistake
    Florida Philosophical Review 14 (1): 69-84. 2014.
    Donald Davidson argues that the very nature of belief ensures that, if we have any beliefs at all, most of them must be true. He takes this to show that Cartesian skepticism is fundamentally mistaken. Many commentators, however, find this response to skepticism to be lacking. In this paper, I draw from recent work by Rebecca Kukla and Mark Lance and attempt to give Davidson’s argument a newfound force by applying it to our acts of ostension, of pointing others to features in our shared environme…Read more
  • Reformulating the Two Aspects of Justification
    Florida Philosophical Review 13 (1): 49-59. 2013.
    In Evidence and Inquiry, Susan Haack presents a dual-aspect account of evidence in which both casual and logical relations play a necessary factor. In this paper, I reformulates how these two aspects fit together to form a comprehensive picture of discursive justification. Drawing from Quine’s work on the “observation sentence,” I show how we can move from causal justifications to inferential justifications. Conversely, I also attempt to show how we can correct and improve our causally justified…Read more