My What’s​ the Res Podcast Interview

I had the privilege of speaking with Joshua Herring on the What's the Res Podcast last weekend. We talked about the role of reason in the aftermath of the postmodern turn in philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Public Philosophy, and a lot more!

PVCC Public Philosophy Fall Lecture

I gave the PVCC Public Philosophy Fall 2019 lecture on September 19, 2019. We had a nice turnout and a great discussion. We also showed off the publication of the Journal of Public Philosophy. You can check out a video recording of the lecture here. Please be sure to leave a "thumbs up."

Summer Productivity

Last year at Paradise Valley Community College we hosted eight lectures in our Public Philosophy Lecture Series. Out of that effort, a few philosophy professors and I developed the Public Philosophy Society (PPS), a professional organization for students, scholars, and patrons to further pursue discussion together. We have been meeting live, online, for two months... Continue Reading →

What is the Public Philosophy Society?

I am one of the founding members of the Public Philosophy Society. It is a professional organization growing naturally out of the public lectures that have been held at PVCC and ASU West over the last two years. A group of like-minded philosophers in the Phoenix area wanted to keep the conversation going, so we... Continue Reading →

Reason and It’s Other

This is an outline of my talk for the Sixth Annual Aquinas Leadership International Congress on May 3, 2019. Reason and It’s Other: The Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Introduction: The meaning of the title is inspired by a book I have been reading on post-Enlightenment German philosophy. Here is a quote from that book: “The issues... Continue Reading →

Announcing the Public Philosophy Society

As an undergraduate philosophy student, one of my favorite things to do was to discuss difficult topics with likeminded people, whether it be fellow students, my professors, or random people at Starbucks. I can remember attending a conference at Arizona State University with Owen Anderson where Alvin Plantinga and Earnest Sosa were speaking. Owen and... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2018 was a big year for local philosophy. The PVCC Public Philosophy lecture series hosted nine public lectures. In addition to the PVCC lecture series, I participated in the ASU Philosophy Out West lecture series and the GCC God and Truth panel discussion. Audio recordings of lectures from 2018 may be found... Continue Reading →

Retrieving Knowlege is out in Paperback

  My book, Retrieving Knowledge: A Socratic Response to Skepticism, is available in paperback! It went to #1 in New Releases for Epistemology in the ebook format. Let's get it to #1 in New Releases in paperback. You can order it through the link on Public Philosophy Press, or through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

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