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Gaslighting, First and Second Order. Forthcoming in Hypatia.

  • Second-order gaslighting occurs when there is a disagreement over which concept should be used in a context, and the disagreement causes a speaker to doubt their interpretive abilities in virtue of doubting the accuracy of their concept.

Revision, Endorsement, and the Analysis of Meaning. Forthcoming in Analysis. Co-Authored with Kai Tanter.

  • Conceptual engineering is consistent with the idea that meaning claims are prescriptions for usage.

Privileged Groups and Obligation: Engineering Oppressive Concepts. Published in Journal of Applied Philosophy, 2019.

  • Privileged groups have an obligation to significantly aid in the processes that give rise to the amelioration of oppressive concepts.

Ideology and Normativity: Constraints on Conceptual Engineering. Published in Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, 2019.

  • Epistemic loss in conceptual engineering is permissible when the ameliorated concept can causally influence the world to make itself accurate.

What Defines a Conceptual Resource? Published in Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy, 2019.

  • What relationship must hold for a set of concepts to be the conceptual resource of a group of people…?

Hermeneutical Injustice and Animal Ethics: Can Non-Human Animals Suffer From Hermeneutical Injustice? Published in Journal of Animal Ethics, 2018.

  • Non-human animals can suffer from other-oriented hermeneutical injustice.

A Linguistic Method of Deception: The Difference Between Killing Humanely and a Humane Killing. Published in Journal of Animal Ethics, 2018.

  • The meat-eating industry employs moral language to exploit our moral sensibilities.

There’s No Such Thing As Conceptual Competence Injustice. Published in Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 2017. Co-Authored with William Tuckwell.

  • There are three reasons for thinking that conceptual competence injustice is not in fact a novel form of epistemic injustice.


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