Plans/Projects

Templeton Projects and Work in Progress for Each

1. The Philosophy and Theology of Intellectual Humility

  • “Humility and Modesty, Vanity and Pride”
  • “The Nature of Humility”
  • “Intellectual Humility: Lessons from the Preface Paradox,” forthcoming in Res Philosophica
  • “Humility and Autonomy”
  • “Humility, Wisdom, and Faith: How to Explain the Virtue and Value of Humility”
  • “Humility and Epistemological Psychology”
  • “The Virtue and Value of Humility”

2. The Nature and Value of Faith

Scheduled Talks for 2016-2017

1. “How Skeptics Earn Their Keep,” Keynote Address, SLU Graduate Student Conference, February 16-17, 2017.

2. “The Complementary Traits of Humility and Faith,” Biola University, September 9, 2016.

3. Wilde Lectures, Oxford University, April 27-May 11, 2017, on “Faith and Humility”

Works in Progress

1. “Lessons from Gettier,” for OUP volume on the Gettier problem.
2. “Understanding,” The Epistemology of Theology, edited by Aquino and Abraham, OUP.
3. “Knowledge, Understanding, and Reasons for Belief,” The Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity, edited by Daniel Starr.
4. “Propositionalism and McCain’s Evidentialism,” for New Essays on Evidentialism, a volume of essays edited by Kevin McCain, Springer Library Series.
5. “Virtue Epistemology, Two Kinds of Internalism, and the Intelligibility Problem,” New Essays on Virtue Epistemology, Kristoph Kelp, ed., (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2018).
6. “Theoretical Unity in Epistemology,” for a festschrift to honor Peter Klein, edited by Branden Fitelson, Cherie Braden, and Rodrigo Borges, to be published in the Synthese Library. Due 1/17.
7. “Religious Disagreement and Pluralism,” for a volume on Religious Disagreement and Pluralism, edited by Ted Warfield and Matt Benton.
8. Faith and Humility, a monograph to be submitted for publication by summer 2016.
9. Knowing the Future, a monograph on the power and limitations of skepticism.
10. “Reply to Simion,” Logos & Episteme, forthcoming.
11. “On the Virtue of Metacoherence.”
12. “The Theory of Confirmation.”