Recent Submissions

  • Can video games help prevent violence? An evaluation of games promoting bystander intervention to combat sexual violence on college campuses. 

    Potter, Sharyn J.; Demers, Jennifer M.; Flanagan, Mary; Seidman, Max; Moschella, Elizabeth A. (American Psychological Association, 2021)
    Objective: Several studies have documented sustained changes in knowledge, attitudes, and bystander behaviors following participation in bystander intervention programs to prevent sexual violence on college campuses. ...
  • Confucius and the role of reason 

    Soles, David E. (Wiley, 1995-02-10)
  • Mo Tzu and the foundations of morality 

    Soles, David E. (Wiley, 1999-02)
  • Xunzi: Moral education and transformation 

    Lu, Xiufen (Routledge, 2020-11-08)
    A fair amount of recent Xunzi scholarship has focused on the problem of moral transformation. The problem being addressed supposedly arises this way. According to Xunzi, human nature is innately or inherently evil; ...
  • Zeami’s Reply to Plato: Mastering the Art of Sarugaku 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (Japan Studies Association, 2018-05-31)
    Mae Smethurst’s work has largely aimed to articulate nō theater in Western terms from their early roots, primarily through Aristotle’s On Tragedy. Her detailed examination of the shared structure of the content of these ...
  • A Kantian theory of the Sensory Processing Subtype of ASD 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, 2019-03)
    Immanuel Kant’s theory of imagination is a surprisingly fruitful nexus of explanation for the prima facie disparate characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially the sub-spectrum best characterized by the ...
  • Engendering algorithmic oppressions 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (American Philosophical Association, 2020-07-29)
  • Deeply disagreeing with myself: synchronic intrapersonal deep disagreements 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Springer, 2020-06-29)
    Interpersonal disagreement happens all the time. How to properly characterize interpersonal disagreement and how to respond to it are important problems, but the existence of such disagreements at least is obvious. The ...
  • Commentary on Christoph Lumer, "A Theory of Philosophical Arguments" 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, 2020-06-03)
    In this paper, Lumer offers a comprehensive theory of philosophical argument types. His main target is a theory of philosophical arguments rather than philosophical theories, but he also rightly notes that philosophical ...
  • Mars: science before settlement 

    Schwartz, James S. J. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-28)
    I review Mars science goals, including those associated with the study of Mars’ past and present habitability, as well as those associated with understanding Mars’ atmosphere and climate. I argue that Mars settlement ...
  • The Great Colonization Debate 

    Smith, Kelly C.; Abney, Keith; Anderson, Gregory; Billings, Linda; DeVito, Carl L.; Green, Brian Patrick; Johnson, Alan R.; Marino, Lori; Munevar, Gonzalo; Oman-Reagan, Michael P.; Potthast, Adam; Schwartz, James S. J.; Tachibana, Koji; Traphagan, John W.; Wells-Jensen, Sheri (Elsevier, 2019-02-22)
    This special issue grew out of a series of discussions on the ethics of human colonization in the context of the 2018 SoCIA (Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology) meeting in Reno, NV. These exchanges, both by email ...
  • The epistemic norm of inference and non-epistemic reasons for belief 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Springer Nature, 2019-03-05)
    There is an important disagreement in contemporary epistemology over the possibility of non-epistemic reasons for belief. Many epistemologists argue that non-epistemic reasons cannot be good or normative reasons for holding ...
  • Editorial: To: The editor of JBIS, 26 July 2018 

    Schwartz, James S. J. (British Interplanetary Society, 2018-10)
  • Space settlement: What's the Rush? 

    Schwartz, James S. J. (Elsevier, 2019-02-20)
    In this paper I argue that obligations associated with the scientific exploration and study of the solar system are, over sub-millennial timescales, stronger than obligations associated with the preservation of humanity ...
  • Book review: The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics 

    Birondo, Noell N. (Cambridge University Press, 2018-10)
    'Greek Ethics', an undergraduate class taught by the British moral philosopher N.J.H. Dent, introduced this reviewer to the ethical philosophy of ancient Greece. The class had a modest purview - a sequence of Socrates, ...
  • Book review: Aristotle's Concept of Mind 

    Birondo, Noell N. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019-01)
    In this ambitious first book, Erick Raphael Jiménez argues that a good model for understanding Aristotle’s concept of mind (nous) lies in Aristotle’s account of the perception of time. This “time-perception model” of mind ...
  • Book review: Means, ends, and persons: the meaning & psychological dimensions of Kant's humanity formula 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (Koninklijke Brill NV., 2018)
    Audi's aim in Means, Ends, and Persons is to introduce an ethics of conduct in which treatment of persons features as a central case. The approach to conduct is inspired by Kant, and there are moments of explicit contact, ...
  • Myth-free space advocacy part III: The myth of educational inspiration 

    Schwartz, James S. J. (Elsevier, 2018-02)
    I argue against a common belief among space advocates that spaceflight is "educationally inspiring" in that it has a clear, positive impact on scientific literacy and on STEM education. On the basis of a variety of survey ...
  • Book review: Passions & Projections: Themes from the Philosophy of Simon Blackburn 

    Birondo, Noell N. (Wiley, 2017-01-01)
    Simon Blackburn has not shied away from the use of vivid imagery in developing, over a long and prolific career, a large-scale philosophical vision. Here one might think, for instance, of ‘Practical Tortoise Raising’ or ...
  • Chapter 10 -- Some Ethical Constraints on Near-Earth Resource Exploitation 

    Schwartz, James S. J.; Milligan, Tony (Springer, Vienna, 2017)
    One of the most common and enduring justifications for space exploration is that resources are limited here but plentiful elsewhere. Exploration has the potential to enable humanity to access the vast store of resources ...

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