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Monographs, edited collections, and articles

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  • The Problem of Evil for Atheists, Oxford University Press, 2024 (forthcoming).

  • Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism, Oxford University Press, 2017.

  • Miracles: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2017,.

  • The Existence of God: A Philosophical Introduction, Routledge, 2011.

  • God and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Novel Approach to Knowledge Arguments, Cambridge University Press, 2008.  Winner of the 2008 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise.

edited collections

  • Global Dialogues in the Philosophy of Religion: From Religious Experience to the Afterlife (Edited with Mohammad Saleh Zarepour) Oxford University Press, 2024 (forthcoming)

  • Palgrave Handbooks of the Afterlife (Edited with Benjamin Matheson), Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.​

  • Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine (Edited with Andrei Buckareff), Oxford University Press, 2016.

  • Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism (Edited with Torin Alter), Oxford University Press, 2015.

  • Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

  • New Waves in Philosophy of Religion (Edited with Erik Wielenberg), Palgrave Macmillan (New Waves in Philosophy Series), 2008.

  • There's Something About Mary: Essays on Phenomenal Consciousness and Frank Jackson's Knowledge Argument (Edited with Peter Ludlow and Daniel Stoljar), MIT Press, 2004.

academic articles

  • 'Evil and the Problem of Evil in Medieval Japanese Philosophy' (2021 Munich Lecture in Philosophy of Religion, LMU), European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 14, pp. 195-266, 2022.

  • 'Pro-Immortalism and Pro-Mortalism', T. Ryan Byerly (ed.), Death, Immortality and Eternal Life, London: Routledge, pp. 115-133, 2021.

  • 'Personal Theism vs. A-Personal Axiarchism', Georg Gasser and Simon Kittle (eds.), The Divine Nature: Personal and A-Personal Perspectives, London: Routledge, pp. 23-41, 2021.  

  • 'A Panpsychist Dead End', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume 95, pp. 25-50, 2021.

  • ‘Panpsychism versus Pantheism, Polytheism, and Cosmopsychism’, in William Seager (ed.), Routledge Companion of Panpsychism, Routledge, pp. 259-268, 2019.

  • ‘The Problem of Evil for Atheists’ and 'Reply to Critics', in Nick Trakakis (ed.), The Problem of Evil: Eight Views in Dialogue, Oxford University Press, pp. 151-163 and pp. 169-175,  2018.

  • ‘Global Philosophy of Religion and its Challenges’, in Paul Draper and J. L. Schellenberg (eds.), Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Beyond the Faith-Based Model, Oxford University Press, pp. 33-47, 2018.

  • ‘Panpsychism and Priority Cosmopsychism’ (with Khai Wager) in Godehard Brüntrup and Ludwig Jaskolla (eds.), Panpsychism: Contemporary Perspectives, Oxford University Press, pp. 113-129, 2017.

  • ‘Modal Panentheism’, Andrei Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa (eds.), Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine, Oxford University Press, pp. 91-105, 2016.

  • ‘Silence, Evil, and Shusaku Endo’, in Adam Green and Eleonore Stump (eds.), Hidden Divinity and Religious Belief: New Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, pp. 246-259, 2016.

  • ‘Multiverse Pantheism’, Klaas Kraay (ed.), God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives, Routledge, pp. 177-191, 2015.

  • ‘The Paradox of Eden and Black-and-White Mary’, in Andrew Moore (ed.), God, Mind and Knowledge, Ashgate, pp. 135-143, 2014.

  • 'MaximalGod and the Problem of Evil’, Jeanine Diller and Asa Kasher (eds.), Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities, Springer, pp. 233-243, 2013.

  • ‘Models of Anselmian Theism’, Faith and Philosophy 30, pp. 3-25, 2013.

  • ‘Introduction to Nonphysicalist Monism’ (with Max Velmans), Journal of Consciousness Studies 19, pp. 7-18, 2012.

  • ‘What is Russellian Monism?’ (with Torin Alter), Journal of Consciousness Studies 19, pp. 67-95, 2012. Reprinted in Torin Alter and Yujin Nagasawa (eds.), Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism, Oxford University Press.

  • ‘Infinite Decomposability and the Mind-Body Problem’, American Philosophical Quarterly 49, pp. 357-367, 2012.

  • ‘Is There a Shallow Logical Refutation of the Ontological Argument?’, a special issue on the ontological argument, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 4, pp. 87-99, 2012.

  • ‘John Hick’s Pan(en)theistic Monism’, Religious Pluralism and the Modern World: An Ongoing Engagement with John Hick, Sharada Sugirtharajah (ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 176-189, 2012.

  • ‘Anselmian Theism’, Philosophy Compass 6, pp. 564-571, 2011.

  • ‘The Knowledge Argument and Epiphenomenalism’, Erkenntnis 72, pp. 37-56, 2010.

  • ‘The Ontological Argument and the Devil’, Philosophical Quarterly 60, pp. 72-91. Winner of the 2010 Excellence in Philosophy of Religion Prize, 2010.

  • ‘Australasian Dualism’, Graham Oppy, Nick Trakakis, et. al. (eds.), A Companion to Australasian Philosophy, Monash University Publishing, 2010.

  • ‘Immortality without Boredom’ (with Lisa Bortolotti), Ratio 22, pp. 261-277, 2009.

  • ‘The Knowledge Argument’, Tim Bayne, Axel Cleeremans and Patrick Wilken (eds.), The Oxford Companion to Consciousness, Oxford University Press, pp. 395-397, 2009.

  • ‘A New Defence of Anselmian Theism’, Philosophical Quarterly 58, pp. 577-596. Winner of the 2007 Philosophical Quarterly Essay Prize, 2008.

  • ‘Millican on the Ontological Argument’, Mind 116, pp. 1027-1040, 2007.

  • ‘A Further Reply to Beyer on Omniscience’, Sophia 46, pp. 65-67, 2007.

  • ‘The Grounds of Worship Again: A Reply to Crowe’ (with Tim Bayne), Religious Studies 43, pp. 475-40, 2007.

  • ‘Formulating the Explanatory Gap’, The American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, 2007.

  • ‘Proxy Consent and Counterfactuals’, Bioethics 22, pp. 16-24, 2007.

  • ‘Surgeon Report Cards and the Concept of Defensive Medicine’, Steve Clarke and Justin Oakley (eds.), Informed Consent and Clinical Accountability: The Ethics of Auditing and Reporting Surgeon Performance, Cambridge University Press, pp. 255-265, 2007.

  • ‘A Place for Protoconsciousness?’, Psyche, Symposium on Gregg Rosenberg’s A Place for Consciousness, 2006.

  • ‘The Grounds of Worship’ (with Tim Bayne), Religious Studies 42, pp. 299-313, 2006.

  • ‘Omniscience and Physicalism: A Reply to Beyer’, Sophia 44, pp. 55-58, 2005.

  • ‘I Can’t Make You Worship Me’ (with Campbell Brown), Ratio 18, pp. 138-144, 2005.

  • ‘Anything You Can Do God Can Do Better’ (with Campbell Brown), American Philosophical Quarterly 42, pp. 221-227, 2005.

  • ‘The Best of All Possible Worlds’ (with Campbell Brown), Synthese 143, pp. 309-320, 2005.

  • ‘Chappell on the Consistency of Criticisms of Christianity’, Ratio 18, pp. 104-106, 2005.

  • ‘Skeptical Theism and Moral Skepticism: A Reply to Almeida and Oppy’ (with Nick Trakakis), Ars Disputandi 4, 2004.

  • ‘Subjective Characters of Experience in Medical Ethics: A Reply to Atkins’, Journal of Applied Philosophy 21, pp. 219-223, 2004.

  • ‘Salvation in Heaven?’ (with Graham Oppy and Nick Trakakis), Philosophical Papers, 33, pp. 95-117. Reprinted in Graham Oppy (2006) Arguing About Gods, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

  • ‘Thomas vs. Thomas: A New Approach to Nagel’s Bat Argument’, Inquiry 46, pp. 377-394, 2003.

  • ‘I Trust You, You’re a Doctor’, Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics 5, pp. 70-73, 2003.

  • ‘Moral Evil and Human Freedom: A Reply to Tierno’, Sophia 42, pp. 107-11, 2003.

  • ‘Divine Omniscience and Experience: A Reply to Alter’, Ars Disputandi 3, 2003.

  • ‘Divine Omniscience and Knowledge De Se’, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 53, pp. 73-82, 2003.

  • ‘God’s Point of View: A Reply to Mander’, The Heythrop Journal 44, pp. 60-63, 2003.

  • ‘Externalism and the Memory Argument’, Dialectica 56, pp. 335-346, 2002.

  • ‘The Knowledge Argument Against Dualism’, Theoria LXVIII, pp. 205-223, 2002.

  • ‘“Very-Slow-Switching” and Memory: A Critical Note on Ludlow’s Paper’, Acta Analytica 15, pp. 173-175, 2000.

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