He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and joined the department in August 2008
His philosophical research was driven by the Socratic question, "How should one live?" This question motivated and unified his interests in ethics, metaethics, and ancient Greek philosophy.
Recent, representative publications
- "The Vanishing Argument from Queerness", Australasian Journal of Philosophy 86, no. 3 (September 2008): 371-87.
Recent, representative presentations
- What Constructivism Cannot Accomplish", Pacific APA (main program), San Francisco, CA, 2010.
- "Clean Hands and Not-So-Clean Counterparties", Guest Lecture, MGT 6128: Business Ethics, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 2009.
- "Prisoner's Dilemma: The Hard Problem", Pacific APA (main program), Portland, OR, March 2006.
- Comments on Charles Kahn, "The Myth of the Statesman", Eleventh Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Tucson, AZ, February 2006.
- Comments on Thomas C. Brickhouse & Nicholas D. Smith, "Moral Psychology in Plato's Apology", Tenth Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Tucson, AZ, February 2005.
Ethical Theory; Metaethics; Business Ethics; Ancient Greek Philosophy; Political Philosophy