Research

Errata


Papers

         Constitutive Essence and Partial Grounding, forthcoming in Inquiry (with Eileen S. Nutting and Chris Tillman).

         Counting Again, forthcoming in Grazer Philosophische Studien (with David Sanson and Cathleen Muller).

         Soames’s New Conception of Propositions Philosophical Studies 173.9 (Sept. 2016): 2533-2549.

         The Extraordinary Impossibility of Sherlock Holmes, Res Philosophica 92.3 (April 2016): 335-355.

         Brutal Identity In Fictional Objects, ed. Stuart Brock and Anthony Everett (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 174-207 (with Cathleen Muller).

         Against a Defense of Fictional Realism Philosophical Quarterly 64.255 (April 2014): 211-224 (with Cathleen Muller).

         Serial Fiction, Continued British Journal of Aesthetics 54.1 (Jan. 2014): 65-76.

         Benacerraf’s Revenge Philosophical Studies 166.1 Supplement (Dec. 2013): S111-S129 (with Chris Tillman).

         Not the Optimistic Type Canadian Journal of Philosophy 43.5-6 (Oct.-Dec. 2013): 575-589 (with Chris Tillman, Brian McLean, and Adam Murray).

         Never Been Kicked In Fight Club, ed. Thomas E. Wartenberg, Philosophers on Film (London: Routledge, 2011), 132-162.

         Ontological Superpluralism Philosophical Perspectives 25 (2011): 79-114.

         Descriptivism, Scope, and Apparently Empty Names Philosophical Studies 156.2 (Nov. 2011): 283-288 (with Andrew Cullison).

         Parts of Singletons Journal of Philosophy 107.10 (Oct. 2010): 501-533 (with Chris Tillman and Patrick Reeder).

         The Way Things Were Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 81.1 (July 2010): 24-39 (with David Sanson).

         Modality, Individuation, and the Ontology of Art Canadian Journal of Philosophy 38.4 (Dec. 2008): 491-517 (with Carl Matheson).

         Defending ‘Defending Musical Perdurantism’ British Journal of Aesthetics 48.1 (Jan. 2008): 80-85 (with Carl Matheson).

         On the Content of Experience Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75.3 (Nov. 2007): 590-611 (with Timothy Schroeder).

         Fine Individuation British Journal of Aesthetics 47.2 (April 2007): 113-137 (with Carl Matheson).

         Millian Descriptivism Philosophical Studies 133.2 (March 2007): 181-198.

         A New Defence of the Modal Existence Requirement Synthese 154.2 (Jan. 2007): 335-343.

         Defending Musical Perdurantism British Journal of Aesthetics 46.1(Jan. 2006): 59-69 (with Carl Matheson).

         Against Widescopism Philosophical Studies 125.2 (Aug. 2005): 167-190.

         Why So Tense about the Copula? Mind 114.455 (July 2005): 703-708.

         Fusions and Ordinary Physical Objects Philosophical Studies 125.1 (July 2005): 61-83 (with Bob Bright).

         Creatures of Fiction, Myth, and Imagination American Philosophical Quarterly 41.4 (Oct. 2004): 331-337.

         Can a Musical Work Be Created? British Journal of Aesthetics 44.2 (April 2004): 113-134 (with Carl Matheson).

         Putting Things in Contexts Philosophical Review 112.2 (April 2003): 191-214.

         Quotation and Demonstration Philosophical Studies 111.1 (Oct. 2002): 69-80.

         What’s Puzzling Gottlob Frege? Canadian Journal of Philosophy 31.2 (June 2001): 159-200 (with Mike Thau).



Reviews, short entries, etc.


         Ontology In The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music, ed. Theodore Gracyk and Andrew Kania, Routledge Philosophy Companions (London: Routledge, 2011), 38-47 (with Carl Matheson).

         Ontology of Music In Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 3rd ed., ed. David Goldblatt and Lee B. Brown (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2011), 171-176 (with Carl Matheson).

         Presentism and Truthmaking Philosophy Compass 6.3 (March 2011): 196-208 (with David Sanson).

         Review of Trenton Merricks, Truth and Ontology Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (16 Feb. 2008).

         Review of Julian Dodd, Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology British Journal of Aesthetics 47.4 (Oct. 2007): 445-446.

         Empty Names In The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd ed., ed. Keith Brown, vol. 4 (Oxford: Elsevier, 2006), 132-136.

         Existence In The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd ed., ed. Keith Brown, vol. 4 (Oxford: Elsevier, 2006), 371-373.

         Kaplan, David In The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2nd ed., ed. Donald Borchert, vol. 5 (Detroit, MI: Macmillan, 2006), 38-40.

         Review of Stefano Predelli, Contexts: Meaning, Truth, and the Use of Language Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (17 Nov. 2006).

         On Sense and Direct Reference Philosophy Compass 1.1 (Feb. 2006): 171-185.

         Review of Jerrold J. Katz, Sense, Reference, and Philosophy Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (1 Jan. 2005).

         Review of Alan Berger, Terms and Truth: Reference Direct and Anaphoric Dialogue 43.3 (Summer 2004): 617-619.



Dissertation

         Empty Names UCLA (June 2002).