Book Reviews


Review Articles

“Why Live This Way?”, The Times Literary Supplement, 25 June 1999, pp. 9-10.

A review essay discussing eight introductions to ethics.

“Life from the Inside”, Philosophical Books 39 (1998), pp. 91-104.

A review essay discussing Bernard Williams, Making sense of humanity and other philosophical papers 1982-1993 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).

“In Search of the Foundations of Rationality”, Philosophical Books 44 (2003), pp. 7-11.

A review essay discussing Robert Audi, The Architecture of Reason (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).

“Pyrrhic Pyrrhonism”, The Philosophical Quarterly 58 (2008), pp. 720-31.

A review essay discussing Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Moral Skepticisms (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006).

“Describing Rationality”, Philosophical Studies 173 (2016), pp. 3399-3411.

A review essay discussing John Broome, Rationality Through Reasoning (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2013).

Book Reviews

“Michael Freeden, Rights”, The Philosophical Quarterly 43 (1993), pp. 123-124

“C.L. Sheng, A New Approach to Utilitarianism”, The Philosophical Quarterly 43 (1993), p. 275.

“John W. Yolton, A Locke Dictionary”, The Philosophical Quarterly 43 (1993), pp. 581-582.

“Russell Hardin, One for All: The Logic of Collective Action”, Ethics 107 (1997), pp. 361-363.

“R. Jay Wallace, Responsibility and the Moral Sentiments”, Mind 106 (1997), pp. 803-7.

“Nancy Sherman, Making a Necessity of Virtue”, European Journal of Philosophy 6 (1998), pp. 234-8.

“Karol Edward Soltan and Stephen L. Elkin (eds), The Constitution of Good Societies”, Ethics 108 (1998), p. 838.

“Paul Rabinow, French DNA: Trouble in Purgatory”, The New York Times Book Review (1999), p. 34.

“Roger Crisp and Brad Hooker, Well-Being and Morality: Essays in Honour of James Griffin”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 80 (2002), pp. 538-540.

“Stephen Darwall, Welfare and Rational Care”, The Philosophical Quarterly 54 (2004), pp. 375-8.

“Deen K. Chatterjee (ed.), The Ethics of Assistance: Morality and the Distant Needy”, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews,

“John Broome, Weighing Lives”, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews,

“Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live”, The Philosophical Quarterly 57 (2007), pp. 308–311

“Robert Merrihew Adams, A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 86 (2008), pp. 695-6.

“Elijah Milgram, Ethics Done Right: Practical Reasoning as a Foundation for Moral Theory”, Ethics 119 (2009), pp. 581-5.

“David Stove, What’s Wrong with Benevolence: Happiness, Private Property, and the Limits of Enlightenment”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 (2013), pp. 206-8.

“Ulrike Heuer and Gerald Lang (eds), Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes from the Ethics of Bernard Williams”, The Philosophical Quarterly 64 (2014), pp. 520-523.

“Caspar Hare, The Limits of Kindness”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 92 (2014), pp. 791-794.

“Alejandra Mancilla, The Right of Necessity”, Ethics 128 (2017), pp. 260-264.