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metaphysics


Humean laws and circular explanation. Philosophical Studies 72.2 (2015), 433-443. (with Michael T. Hicks)

We defend Humeanism about natural laws from the objection that it is explanatorily circular. The problem we identify with the objection is that it requires explanation to be transitive in a way that explanation is not.

N.B.: Our defense is discussed in detail by Dan Marshall (2015) and Marc Lange (forthcoming).

philosophy of language


Unstructured content. Oxford University Press. Under contract. (edited with Andy Egan and Dirk Kindermann)

A collection of original essays on unstructured conceptions of propositions. Many of the essays originated from a recent conference.