The papers on Purdue's servers are in pdf format. Comments would be appreciated.
Locke's Image of the World
"Locke on Descartes on Unavoidable Thoughts"
"Locke’s Distinctions Between Primary and Secondary Qualities,” in The Cambridge Companion to Locke’s Essay, edited by Lex Newman.
Cambridge University Press, 2007
“The Epistemology Under Locke’s Corpuscularianism,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 84 (2002): 161-89. Link to the official version.
“Lockean Fluids” in Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Vere Chappell, edited by Paul Hoffman,
and Gideon Yaffe. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press,
“Locke on the Propria of Body,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 15 (2007): 485-511 Author Posting. (c) Taylor & Francis, 2007.
This is the
author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Taylor
& Francis for personal use, not for redistribution.
version was published in British Journal for the History of Philosophy,
Volume 15 Issue 3, August 2007.
Incidentally, part of a quotation was lost in the editorial
process. On p. 503 of the official version, after "Locke demurs:"
the quotation should begin "I do not take them to flow from the
substance in any created being, but to be
"Locke on Perception" in A Companion to Locke, edited by Matthew Stuart. Blackwell Publishing, forthcoming
"Locke and the Visual Array" in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 85 (2012): 69-91
“Locke’s Resemblance Theses,” Philosophical Review,
108 (1999): 461-96
“Locke on the Semantics of Secondary Quality Words: A Reply to Matthew Stuart,” Philosophical Review, 116 (2007): 633-45
“Locke’s Construction of the Idea of Power,” Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 34A (2003): 329-50. Purdue accessible link to the official version.
“Cambridge Changes of Color,” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 81 (2000): 142-63
Other Papers in the History of Philosophy
"Hume’s Vicious Regress” in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy,
edited by Daniel Garber and Steven Nadler. Oxford University Press,
2010. On line 5 of page 259 in the published version, I meant to
write 'naturally related' instead of 'really related.'
"How Berkeley Corrupted His Capacity to Conceive," Philosophia, 37 (2009): 415-29 (The link is to Springer's site.)
"Remarks on Smalligan Marusic's Comments," Philosophia, 37 (2009): 437-39 (The link is to Springer's site.)
"Annotations to the Speech of the Muses (Plato Republic 546b-c),” with Kathleen McNamee, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik,
144 (2003): 31-50
Non-Historical or Mostly Non-Historical Papers
“Experiences as Complex Events,” The Southern Journal of Philosophy,
“Do Experiences Represent?” Inquiry,
“How is Descartes’s Argument Against Skepticism Better Than Putnam’s?,” Philosophical Quarterly, 57 (2007): 593-612 (The link is to
site. If you want to read the paper, but you don't have access,
e-mail me, and I'll send you a copy.)
Review of Hume, Holism, and Miracles, Hume's Abject Failure, and A Defense of Hume on Miracles, Philosophical Review, 117 (2008): 142-47
Review of Primary and Secondary Qualities: The Historical and Ongoing Debate, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2011)
Review of John Locke & Natural Philosophy, Metascience, 22 (2013): 10-14