Upcoming Talks & Conferences:

University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia), April 2015

11th Annual Episteme Conference (Phuket, Thailand), June, 2015

Work in Progress:


Living with Doubt: considers problems that arise for fallibilism having to do with epistemic possibility and the relation between knowledge and action; presents new arguments for skepticism; and offers a new perspective on the value of knowledge, the nature of the epistemic goal, and our best prospects for living with ineliminable doubts

Edited Volumes:

Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present (with Diego Machuca), Bloomsbury: new essays on skepticism, including both historical and contemporary approaches


“Doubt, Wonder, Wisdom” (for Living Scepticism, ed. by Stephen Hetherington and David Macarthur)

“Gettier Cases” (for Oxford Handbooks Online)

“Moorean Handwaving: When Knowledge Isn’t Enough”

“Reasons for Reasons” (for Episteme)

“Practical Interests and Reasons to Believe”


Edited Volumes:


Epistemic Agency (Philosophical Issues 23), Wiley-Blackwell: new essays on epistemic agency, the epistemic goal, value of truth, etc.


Who Knows? Performance Epistemology, ed. by Miguel Ángel Fernández (forthcoming), Oxford University Press.

“Skepticism and Perception,” Oxford Handbook of Perception, ed. by Mohan Matthen (forthcoming), Oxford University Press.

“Practical Matters Do Not Affect Whether You Know,” Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, 2nd ed., ed. by Matthias Steup, John Turri, and Ernest Sosa, Wiley-Blackwell (2014), pp. 95-106.

“Historical Reflections: Sosa’s Perspective on the Epistemological Tradition,” Virtuous Thoughts: Essays on the Philosophy of Ernest Sosa, ed. by John Turri, Springer (2013), pp. 205-224.

“Fallibilism, Epistemic Possibility, and Epistemic Agency,”Epistemic Agency (Philosophical Issues 23) (2013): 40-69.

“Knowledge, Doubt, and Circularity,” Synthese 188 (2012): 273-87.

“Resisting Encroachment,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 85 (2012): 465-72.

“Fallibilism,” Philosophy Compass 7/9 (2012): 585-96.

“Skepticism, History of,” Oxford Bibliographies Online (2011). doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396577-0110.

“A Defense of Stable Invariantism,” Noûs 44 (2010): 224-44.

“Self-Knowledge and Rationality,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 81 (2010): 164-81.

“A New Argument for Skepticism,” Philosophical Studies 142 (2009): 91-104.

“Certainty,” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2008 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).

“The Long Road to Skepticism,” The Journal of Philosophy 104 (2007): 236-62.

“Epistemic Circularity Squared? Skepticism about Common Sense,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73 (2006): 186-97.

“Shelter for the Cognitively Homeless,” Synthese 148 (2006): 303-8.

“Accidentally Factive Mental States,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 71 (2005): 134-42.

“The Stoics’ Account of the Cognitive Impression,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 23 (2002): 147-80.

“How to Think about Fallibilism,” Philosophical Studies 107 (2002): 143-57.

“Epistemic Agency and the Intellectual Virtues,” The Southern Journal of Philosophy 39 (2001): 507-26.

“Accidental Truth and Accidental Justification,” The Philosophical Quarterly 50 (2000): 57-67.


Review of Bryan Frances’ Scepticism Comes Alive (Oxford, 2005), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (April 2006).

Review of N.M.L. Nathan’s The Price of Doubt (Routledge, 2001), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2005): 735-9.