Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Millsaps College
firstname.lastname@example.org | 601-974-1334 | Box 150390, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS 39210 USA | Fax 601-974-1397
Philosophy of religion, philosophical anthropology, ethics and political philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of history, metaphysics, philosophy of language
Currently Working On
A theory of forward-looking responsibility that sees political responsibility as an unstable combination of the basic pragmatic, ethical, and historical forms of responsibility
The ideas of “higher” (worthier) life and “higher education”
The role of filters in film experience
SOME RECENT ARTICLES
“What Is Merit, That It Can Be Transferred?” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (April 2021), advance publication online.
“Historical Realization in Godard’s Histoire(s) du Cinéma.” Film and Philosophy (March 2021), advance publication online; forthcoming in Vol. 25 (2021), 37-51.
“The Unavoidable Guidance in Language.” International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 28 (1) (2020), 18-35.
“What We Have Time For: Historical Responsibility on the Largest Scale.” Journal of the Philosophy of History, 13 (June 2019), 163-182.
“Responsibility in Religiosity.” Religious Studies, advance publication online (April 2019).
“Meaningful Moral Freedom: An Improved Kantian View.” International Philosophical Quarterly, 57 (June 2017), 155-172.