(Perhaps you would like a general description of my research projects? There’s also an annotated list of my publications.)


Games: Agency as Art (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

This book grew from the seed of:

Games and the Art of Agency (Philosophical Review, forthcoming).




Monuments as Commitments: How Art Speaks to Groups and How Groups Think in Art (Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming).

Cultural Appropriation and the Intimacy of Groups, with Matt Strohl (Philosophical Studies, 176 (4), 2019: 981-1002).

The Uses of Aesthetic Testimony (British Journal of Aesthetics 51 (1), 2017: 19-36).



Echo Chambers and Epistemic Bubbles (Episteme, 2018).

Cognitive Islands and Runaway Echo Chambers (Synthese, 2018).

Escape the Echo Chamber (Aeon Magazine, 2018)

Expertise and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Autonomy (Philosophical Inquiries, 6 (2) 2018: 107-124).

“From Disagreement to Humility” (Wright and Snow (eds.), Humility: It’s Nature and Function. OUP. Forthcoming).

Autonomy, Understanding, and Moral Disagreement (Philosophical Topics 38 (2), 2010: 111-29).

An Ethics of Uncertainty (PhD Dissertation, 2011).


Philosophy of Games

Philosophy of Games (Philosophy Compass, 12 (8), 2017)

Competition as Cooperation (Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 44 (1), 2017: 123-37)

“Games and the Moral Transformation of Violence” (in The Aesthetics of Videogames, ed. Tavinor and RobsonRoutledge. 2018: 181-197)

The Forms and Fluidity of Game Play (in Suits and Games, ed. Hurka. OUP. Forthcoming)

Good Violence, Bad Violence: The Ethics of Competition in Multiplayer Games, with Jose Zagal (DiGRA/FDG ’16 – Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG)


Short pieces

The Aesthetics of Rock Climbing (Philosopher’s Magazine, 78, 2017: 37-43)

An Aesthetics of Games (American Society of Aesthetics Newsletter 34 (1), 2016)

What’s Missing From Cookbook Reviews  (AFB). 

A Rawlsian Theory of Food Culture (AFB).

Algorithmic Satire (AFB). 

Group-Strapping, Bubble, or Echo Chamber? (SERRC)

Am I in an Echo Chamber? (Open for Debate)

The politician philosopher (an interview with Matt Johnson, philosopher running for public office.)


Podcast appearances

Game on! Quantified motivation & value capture: things we don’t notice in online social life (The Disinformation Age)

Echoes in the void (Escape the Void Podcast)