2012 was a good research year for me.
These essays appeared in print in 2012:
- Introspection, what? In Smithies & Stoljar, eds., Introspection and Consciousness (Oxford).
- Self-ignorance. In Liu & Perry, eds., Consciousness and the Self (Cambridge).
- Ethicists' courtesy at philosophy conferences (with Rust, Huang, Moore, & Coates), Philosophical Psychology, 25, 331-340.
- Expertise in moral reasoning? Order effects on moral judgment in professional philosophers and non-philosophers (with Cushman), Mind & Language, 27, 135-153.
- Mad belief? Neuroethics, 5, 13-17.
These essays are finished and forthcoming:
- A dispositional approach to attitudes: Thinking outside the belief box. In Nottelmann, ed., New essays on belief (Palgrave).
- Knowing that P without believing that P (with Myers-Schulz). Nous.
- The moral behavior of ethics professors: Relationships among self-reported behavior, expressed normative attitude, and directly observed behavior (with Rust). Philosophical Psychology.
- Ethicists and non-ethicists' responsiveness to student emails: Relationships among expressed normative attitude, self-described behavior, and experimentally observed behavior (with Rust). Metaphilosophy.
These essays are currently drafted and circulating:
- The crazyist metaphysics of mind.
- If materialism is true, the United States is probably conscious.
- Are ethicists any more likely to pay their registration fees at professional meetings?
- Empirical evidence for the existence of an external world (with Moore).
- The problem of known illusion and the resemblance of experience to reality.
Some favorite blog posts:
- Group minds on Ringworld.
- Do you have infinitely many beliefs about the number of planets?
- Has civilization made moral progress? Sketch of an empirical test.
- The ghettoization of Nietzsche.
- Grounds for dream skepticism.
- Steven Pinker: "Wow, how awesome we liberal intellectuals are!"
- The egg came first.
May 2013 be equally fruitful!