Nelson

Mark T. Nelson

Postes occupés

2012-2013 Chercheur-e invité-e,

Participations aux événements du CRÉ

7 mai 2013 Symposium – Questions de normativité
16 mars 2013 Solidarité, justice, libéralisme
1 février 2013 Atelier du GRIN : What the Utilitarian Cannot Think

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

• Meta-ethics (especially moral epistemology, moral skepticism, realism/anti-realism)
• 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

• ‘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

• ‘Morally Serious Critics of Moral Intuitions’, Ratio, 1999

• ‘Utilitarian Eschatology’, American Philosophical Quarterly, 1991

• ‘Naturalistic Ethics and the Argument from Evil’, Faith and Philosophy, 1991

• ‘Intuitionism and Subjectivism’, Metaphilosophy, 1991

• ‘The Morality of a Free Market for Transplant Organs’, Public Affairs Quarterly, 1991

• ‘Intuitionism and Conservatism’, Metaphilosophy, 1990