I. Books (authored)

Understanding Kant’s Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Suicide: The Philosophical Dimensions (Broadview Press, 2011) (review in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews)


II. Books (edited)

Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues (Routledge, forthcoming, 2017. With Jaime Ahlberg.)

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Global Views on Choosing to End Life (Praeger, 2017)

New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Springer,2015. With Jukka Varelius.)

Immortality and the Philosophy of Death. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). (review in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews)


III. Articles, etc. (2007-present)

[1] “Moral expertise and theory neutrality.” In L. Guidry-Grimes and J. Watson, eds., Moral Expertise. Springer, forthcoming 2018.

[2] “Euthanasia.” In G. Caruso, ed.. Handbook of Philosophy and Public Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2018.

[3] “The compensatory basis of procreative parental rights.” In J. Ahlberg and M. Cholbi, eds., Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues, Routledge, forthcoming 2017.

[4] “Paternalism and duties to self.” In J. Hanna and K. Grill (eds.), Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism, forthcoming 2017.

[5] “Dignity and assisted dying: What Kant got right (and wrong).” In S. Muders, The Role of Human Dignity in Assisted Death. Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017.

[6] “The euthanasia of companion animals.” In C. Overall (ed.), Pets and People: The Ethics of Our Relationships with Companion Animals. (Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 264-278.

[7] “Grief and end-of-life medical decision making.” In J. Davis (ed.), Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments (Routledge, 2017) pp. 201-217.

[8] “Suicide.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy. Ed. Duncan Pritchard. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

[9] “Paternalism and our rational powers.“ Mind 126 (2017): 123-153.

[10] Grief’s rationality, backward and forward.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 2016.

[11] “The denial of moral dilemmas as a regulative ideal.“ Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46 (2016): 268-289.

[12] “The right to die and the medical cartel.” Ethics, Medicine, and Public Health 1 (2015): 486-493.

[13] “Immortality and the exhaustibility of value.” In M. Cholbi (ed.), Immortality and the Philosophy of Death (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), pp. 221-236.

[14] “Kant on euthanasia and the duty to die: Clearing the air.”Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (2015): 607-610.

[15] “Medically enabled suicides.” In M. Cholbi and J. Varelius (eds.), New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Springer, 2015), pp. 169-184.

[16] “Grief.” International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell), 2015.

[17] “Time, value, and collective immortality.” Journal of Ethics 19 (2015): 197-211.

[18] “No last resort: Pitting to right to die against the right to medical self-determination.” Journal of Ethics 19 (2015): 143-157.

[19] “On Marcus Singer’s ‘On duties to oneself.'” Ethics 125 (2015): 851-853.

[20] “Anti-conservative educational bias is real — but not unjust.” Social Philosophy and Policy 31 (2014): 176-203.

[21]  “A direct Kantian duty to animals.” Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (2014): 338-358.

[22] “Luck, blame, and desert.” Philosophical Studies 169 (2014): 313-332

[23] “The implications of ego depletion for the ethics and politics of manipulation.”  In C. Coons and M.E. Weber, ed., Manipulation (Oxford University Press, 2014), pp. 201-220.

[24] “A plethora of promises — or none at all.” American Philosophical Quarterly 51 (2014):261-272.

[25] “Agents, patients, and obligatory self-benefit.” Journal of Moral Philosophy 11 (2014): 159-184.

[26] “The terminal, the futile, and the psychiatrically disordered.” International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 36 (2013): 498-505.

[27] “The constitutive approach to Kantian rigorism.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 (2013): 439-48.

[28] “Kantian paternalism and suicide intervention.” In C. Coons and M.E. Weber, eds. Paternalism: Theory and Practice, (Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 115-33.

[29] “Suicide.” International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell), 2013.

[30] “The ethics of teaching.“ International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Wiley-Blackwell), 2013.

[31] “Suicide.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy , revised 2012 (initial publication 2004)

[32] “What is wrong with ‘What is wrong with rational suicide.‘” Philosophia 40 (2012): 285-293.

[33] “The moral conversion of rational egoists.” Social Theory and Practice 37 (2011): 533-556.

[34] “You can’t do magic: Gob Bluth and the illusionist’s craft.” In J. Wisniewski and K. Phillips, eds., Arrested Development and Philosophy (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), pp. 151-161.

[36] “Depression, listlessness, and moral motivation.”Ratio 24 (2011): 28-45.

[36] “A Kantian defense of prudential suicide.” Journal of Moral Philosophy 7 (2010): 489-515.

[37] “The duty to die and the burdensomeness of living.” Bioethics 24 (2010): 412-420.

[38] “Compulsory victim restitution is punishment: A reply to Boonin.” Public Reason 2 (2010): 85-93.

[39] “Moore’s paradox and moral motivation.“ Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 12 (2009): 495-510.

[40] “The murderer at the door: What Kant should have said.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79 (2009): 17-46.

[41] “On hazing.” Public Affairs Quarterly 23 (2009): 143-59.

[42] “Tonkens on the irrationality of the suicidally mentally ill.” Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (2009): 102-106.

[43] “Moral expertise and the credentials problem.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 10 (2007): 323-334.

[44] “‘Self-manslaughter’ and the forensic classification of self-inflicted deaths.” Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (2007):155-157.

[45] “Intentional learning as a model for philosophical pedagogy.” Teaching Philosophy 30 (2007): 35-58.



III. Reviews (2007-present)

[1] Review of Cassam, Self-knowledge for Humans. Philosophy 91 (2016): 441-46.

[2] Review of Tännsjö, Taking Lives: Three Theories on the Ethics of Killing. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2016.

[3] Review of Bradatan, Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015.

[4] Review of Peterson, The Dimensions of Consequentialism:Ethics, Equality, and Risk. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2013

[5] Review of Shafer-Landau (ed.), Oxford Studies in Metaethics, v. 5. Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (2012): 459-62.

[6] Review of James Fleming (ed.), Getting to the Rule of Law, Law and Politics Book Review, vol. 22, no. 1.