Nelson

Mark T. Nelson

Postes occupés

2019-2020 à aujourd'hui Chercheur-e invité-e,
2012-2013 Chercheur-e invité-e,

Biographie

CURRENT POSITION

Kenneth Monroe Endowed Professorship
Department of Philosophy
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA
93108-1099 USA
Phone: +(805) 565-6259
Email: manelson@westmont.edu

EDUCATION

• Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1985

• M.A., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1982

• B.A., Philosophy, Wheaton College (IL), 1979


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

• Kenneth Monroe Endowed Professorship of Philosophy, Westmont College, 2006-

• Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Leeds, 1999-2006

• Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Leeds, 1994-99

• Associate Professor of Philosophy (with tenure), Hampden-Sydney College, 1991-94

• Visiting Teaching Fellow, Department of Moral Philosophy, University of St. Andrews,
1991-92

• Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Hampden-Sydney College, 1985-91


CURRENT AREAS OF RESEARCH

• Moral epistemology
• Epistemology
• Normative Ethical Theory
• Applied Ethics
• Philosophy of Religion

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Edited volume

• Philosophical Papers, special issue on ‘The Problem of the Criterion’, 2011.


Selected Articles

  • ‘The Is/Ought Fallacy’ in R. Arp, ed., Just the Fallacies (Wiley-Blackwell), 2018, 360-364.
  • ‘What the Utilitarian Cannot Think’, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, no. 18, vol. 4, 2015.
  • ‘Non-contradiction: Oh Yeah and So What’, Think, no. 34, vol. 12, 2013
  • ‘About Angela: Wisdom and Theory’, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, vol.21, n.3, July 2012
  • ‘Editorial Introduction’, special issue on ‘The Problem of the Criterion’, Philosophical Papers, vol. 40, no. 3, Nov. 2011
  • ‘Y and Z are not off the Hook: the Survival Lottery made Fairer’, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 2010.
  • ‘We Have No Positive Epistemic Duties’, Mind, 2010
  • ‘A Problem for Conservatism’, Analysis, 2009
  • ‘More Bad News for the Logical Autonomy of Ethics’, Canadian Journal of Philosophy,  2007
  • ‘Moral Realism and Program Explanation’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2006
  • ‘Telling it Like it Is: Philosophy as Descriptive Manifestation’, American Philosophical Quarterly, 2005
  • ‘Sinnott-Armstrong’s Moral Scepticism’, Ratio, 2003
  • ‘What Justification Could Not Be’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2002
  • ‘On the Lack of “True Philosophic Spirit” in Aquinas’, Philosophy, 2001