Presentations

  1. “Really Know: A Linguistic and Philosophical Analysis” (with Lacey J. Davidson and Augustus Wachbrit). First European Experimental Philosophy Conference (virtual). June 2021.
  2. Epistemic Trespassing and Expert Witness Testimony.” University of Central Florida Philosophy Department and Center for Ethics (virtual). March 2021.
  3. “Unpluckable Feathers of Democracy.” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting 2021 (virtual). February 2021.
  4. “Epistemic Chaos and Epistemic Exhaustion.” Social (Distance) Epistemology Virtual Event. May 2020.
  5. “Multi-Forum Institutions, the Power of Platforms, and Disinviting Speakers from University Campuses.” Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA. January 2020.
  6. “Multi-Forum Institutions, the Power of Platforms, and Disinviting Speakers from University Campuses.” University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL. January 2020.
  7. “Really Knowing: A Collocational Argument for the Ambiguity of ‘Know’.” Wayne State University. Detroit, MI. January 2020.
  8. “Pernicious Epistemically Justified Distrust.” (with Lacey J. Davidson.) American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting 2019. Vancouver, British Columbia. April 2019.
  9. “Really Knowing: A Collocational Argument for the Ambiguity of ‘Know’.” Philosophy of Science, Language, Logic, and Epistemology Reading Group. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA. March 2019.
  10. “Why You Can’t Sell Your Cake and Control it Too: Distinguishing Use from Design in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado.” St. Bonaventure University. St. Bonaventure, NY. February 2019.
  11. “Why You Can’t Sell Your Cake and Control it Too: Distinguishing Use from Design in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado.Harvard Law and Philosophy Society Lunch Talk. Cambridge, MA. January 2019.
  12. “Justified Social Distrust.” (with Lacey J. Davidson), Bowling Green State University Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy. Bowling Green, OH. April 2018.
  13. “A Permissible Account of What It’s Permissible to Believe.” Ohio Philosophical Association. University of Cincinnati, OH. April 2018.
  14. “Understanding the Influence of Amicus Briefs.” (with Sonia Chakrabarty, Jessica Lewis, and Brendan Roach). Harvard Law Systemic Justice Conference. Harvard Law School. Cambridge, MA. April 2017.
  15. “Divine Hiddenness, Inculpable Nonbelief, and Revisionist Theologies.” Thomas Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Religion. University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. June 2016.
  16. “Making the Case: Feminist and Critical Race Theorists Investigate Cases.” (book panel discussion). Third Annual Meeting of the Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and the Sixth Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference. University of Texas at Dallas. Dallas. TX. May 2016
  17. “The Epistemology of HIV Transmission: Advancement, Uncertainty, and the Dissemination of Information.” (with Lacey Davidson) Bioethics: Preparing for the Unknown Conference. Western Michigan University Ethics Center. Kalamazoo, MI. March 2016.
  18. “A Linguistic Grounding for a Polysemy Theory of ‘Know’.” IV Colombian Conference on Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. Universidad de los Andes. Bogota, Colombia. February 2016.
  19. “A Linguistic Grounding for a Polysemy Theory of ‘Know’.” North Carolina Philosophical Society. Raleigh, NC. February 2015 (winner of the best graduate student paper prize)
  20. “A Linguistic Grounding for a Polysemy Theory of ‘Knows’.” Northwestern Epistemology Brownbag Series.Evanston, IL. February 2015.
  21. “The Criteria for Personhood in C. S. Lewis’s Out of the Silent Planet.Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C. S. Lewis and Friends. Upland, IN. May 2014.
  22. “The Ambiguity Theory of ‘Knowledge’.” Northwestern/Notre Dame Graduate Epistemology Conference. Evanston, IL. April 2014.
  23. “The Ambiguity Theory of ‘Knowledge’.” University of Iowa Graduate Philosophy Conference. Iowa City, IA. April 2014.
  24. “Why We Don’t Have to Live with Tegmark’s Duplicate Prediction” (with Chapman Waters). Indiana Philosophical Association. Indianapolis, IN. March 2014
  25. “Spinelessness about Messy Real-World Cases and the Equal Weight View.” Kent State University May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. Kent State, OH. March 2014.
  26. “The Ambiguity Theory of ‘Knowledge’.” Southeastern Graduate Philosophy Conference. Gainesville, FL. February 2014.
  27. “Why We Don’t Have to Live with Tegmark’s Duplicate Prediction” (with Chapman Waters). Southeast Philosophy Congress. Morrow, GA. February 2014.
  28. “Questioning the ‘Aprobability’ of Van Inwagen’s Defense: A Problem for ‘Defense-Based’ Skeptical Theism.” Kent State University May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. Kent State, OH. March 2013.
  29. “Does Modern Science Predict Duplicates?” (with Chapman Waters). Midwest Workshop in Philosophy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Fort Wayne, IN. March 2013.
  30. “Deliberation and the Denial of Libertarian Free Will: A Question of Consistency.” Indiana Philosophy Association. Indianapolis, IN. November 2012.

Conference Comments:

  1. Comments on “Religion and Public Justification, or Why Rawls Should Have Studied Religious Epistemology” by Brock Mason. Notre Dame Political Philosophy and Religion Workshop. Notre Dame, IN. November 2019.
  2. Comments on “Anti-Inflationism about Truth, Deflated” by Cory Wright. Indiana Philosophical Association. Indianapolis, IN. March 2014.
  3. Comments on “Branch-Relative Identity” by Christina Conroy. Midwest Workshop in Philosophy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Fort Wayne, IN. March 2013.
  4. Comments on “Fallibilism and Epistemic Luck” by Greg Stoutenburg. Joint meeting of the Indiana Philosophical Association and the North American Kant Society. New Albany, IN. March 2013.
  5. Comments on “Explaining the Difference Senses of Explanation” by Danny Pearlberg. Indiana Philosophical Association. Indianapolis, IN. November 2012.