Joyce & Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Animal Ethics, Metaphysics
BooksWithout A Tear: Our Tragic Relationship with Animals. University of Illinois, 2004.On Moral Considerability: An Essay On Who Morally Matters. Oxford University Press, 1998).Fatalism. University of Nebraska Press, 1992.
Articles and Book Chapters"Rollbacks, Endorsements, and Indeterminism," co-authored with Michael Almeida, Oxford Handbook of Free Will (second ed., 2011)“Responding Ethically to Animal Abuse.” The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, ed. Andrew Linzey. Sussex Academic Press: UK, 2009.“Friendship without Favoritism,” The Journal of Value Inquiry, 41 (2007).“On the Dogma of Hierarchical Value,” American Philosophical Quarterly 43 (2006).“Can We Ever be Really, Truly, Ultimately, Free?” In Midwest Studies in Philosophy. Blackwell, 2005.“Neo-Speciesism,” Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (2004).“Lucky Libertarianism” (with Mike Almeida), Philosophical Studies 113 (2003).“Opportunistic Carnivorism” (with Mike Almeida), Journal of Applied Philosophy 17 (2000).
Work in ProgressHuman-Animal Relations (provisional title) under contract with Palgrave Macmillan