Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
M.A. University of Notre Dame
B.A. University of Dallas
Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
Theories and the Emotions.” In The Ontology of
Emotions, Hichem Naar and Fabrice Teroni, eds.
(Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Is False, and Why It Has Nothing To Do with the
“Hylomorphism: Emergent Properties without Emergentism.” In Biology and Subjectivity: Philosophical Contributions to Non-Reductive Neuroscience, Miguel Garcia-Valdecasas and Nathaniel Barrett, eds. (Springer, forthcoming).
“Rules and Virtues.” In Of Elephants and Toothaches: Ethics, Politics, and Religion in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Decalogue, Eva Badowska and Francesca Parmeggiani, eds. (Fordham University Press, forthcoming).
to Rescher’s Metaphysics.” In Reason, Method,
and Value: A Reader on the Philosophy of Nicholas
Rescher, Dale Jacquette, ed. (Frankfurt: Ontos
Verlag, 2009), 355-64.
and the Metaphysics of Mind,” Fordham-Rutgers
Metaphysics of Mind Conference, February 2016.
Powers, and Perception,” Powers, Perception,
and Agency Conference. Power Structuralism in
Ancient Ontologies, The British School at Rome,
Animals, and Clinical Normality,” Thirteenth
International Conference on Persons, Boston
University, August 2015.
“Hylomorphism Solves the Problem of Downward Causation,” Aristotelian Solutions to Contemporary Philosophical Problems. Indiana-Purdue University, April 2015.
“Embodied Spirits or Spiritual Bodies?” (with Howard Robinson) The John C. and Jeanette D. Walton Lectures in Science, Philosophy, and Religion, March 2015.
“Structure in the World: The New Hylomorphism,” The Fordham-Rutgers Metaphysics of Mind Conference. Fordham University, March 2015.
“Do We Need a Mental-Physical Distinction?” University of Dallas, Invited Lecture, November 2014.
“Virtues and Powers,” ACPA Annual Meeting, October 2014.
“Minds, Brains, and the Human Soul.” The John C. and Jeanette D. Walton Workshop in Science, Philosophy, and Religion.
“Hylomorphism: Naturalism without Physicalism,” Naturalistic Dualism Conference: Alternatives to Physicalism, Fordham University, October 2012
“Hylomorphism, Emergentism, and Mental Causation.” International Conference: Minds, Human and Divine – Explorations at the Interface of Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Religion, Fürstenried Palace, München, August 2012.
“Spirit in a Physical World: Hylomorphism and Christian Eschatology.” Hochschule für Philosophie München, Templeton Foundation Summer School, July 2012.
“Mechanisms, Patterns, and Minds,” University of Mississippi Department of Philosophy Invited Lecture, April 2012.
“Hylomorphism: What It Is and What It Isn’t.” The American Catholic Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, November 2011.
“Hylomorphism and the Problems of Mind,” Minds, Brains, and Souls: Society of Christian Philosophers Eastern Regional Conference, March 2011.
“Animalism and Personhood.” The American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, February 2010.