Selected works on Contemporary Topics in Moral Philosophy


“Specifying Norms as a Way to Resolve Concrete Ethical Problems”Philosophy & Public Affairs

19(4): 279–310 (1990).

“Beyond Good and Right: Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism”Philosophy & Public Affairs 24(2): 108–141 (1995).

“Nussbaum: Love and Respect" Metaphilosophy 29: 254–262 (1998).

“Institutionally Divided Moral Responsibility”Social Philosophy and Policy 16: 218–249 (1999).

“Specifying, Balancing, and Interpreting Bioethical Principles”Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 25(3): 285–307 (2000).

“Autonomy’s Many Normative Presuppositions”American Philosophical Quarterly 38(3): 287–303 (2001).

“Incommensurability and Basic Goods A Tension in the New Natural Law Theory", in Human Values, ed. David S. Oderberg & Timothy Chappell (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004).

“Discerning Subordination and Inviolability: A Comment on Kamm's Intricate EthicsUtilitas 20(1): 81–91 (2008).

“Moral Entanglements: Ad Hoc Intimacies”Journal of Moral Philosophy 9(3): 376–409 (2012).

“Revising Moral Norms: Pragmatism and the Problem of Perspicuous Description", in Constructivism in Ethics, ed. Carla Bagnoli (Cambridge, 2013).


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