presentations

“Anxious Morality”

      • Parr Center for Ethics, UNC-Chapel Hill (2021)

“Exploring ethical issues around use of cognitive enhancement drugs for children in low resource settings” (Jayashree Dasgupta, Georgia Lockwood Estrin, Jesse Summers, Ilina Singh)

        • Society for Neuroscience, Chicago (2019)

“The Obligation to Know Thyself”

        • Central APA, Denver (2019)
        • North Carolina Philosophical Society, Appalachian State University (2016)

“Political Polarization and the Illusion of Explanatory Depth” (Joshua August Skorburg, Aaron Ancell, Jesse S. Summers, Jordan Carpenter, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong)

        • Society for Philosophy and Psychology, University of Michigan (2018)
        • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder (2018)

“Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Religious OCD”

        • Health and Humanities Exchange, UNC-Chapel Hill (2017)

“Addictive Compulsion, Ethical Compulsion, and Rational Self-Guidance”

        • Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina, Winston-Salem (2017)
        • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Responsibility, Utah Valley (2015)
        • Philosophy and Psychiatry Research Group, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2012)
        • Pacific APA, Seattle (2012)
        • North Carolina Philosophical Society, Elon University (2012)

“How Poverty Diminishes Moral Agency”

        • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder (2016)
        • South Carolina Society for Philosophy, Furman University (2014)

“Anxiety Causing Beliefs”

        • Society for Philosophy and Psychology, University of Texas, Austin (2016)

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: Some Benefits of Rationalization”

        • Northwestern University, Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (2016)
        • Workshop: False but Useful Beliefs (Project PERFECT), Regent’s University, London (2016)
        • Eastern APA, Washington, DC (2016)
        • VU University, Amsterdam (2015)
        • Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University (2015)
        • Philosophy and Psychiatry Research Group, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2014)
        • Society for Philosophy and Psychology, UBC, Vancouver (2014)
        • North Carolina Philosophical Society, UNC-Chapel Hill (2014)
        • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder (2013)

“Reasons, Reasons, Every Where”

        • University of Reading (2016)

“Explaining Behavior as Action, or Making Mountains Out of Molehills and Love Out of Nothing at All”

        • Elmhurst College (2016)

“Explaining Irrational Actions”

        • North Carolina Philosophical Society, NC State (2015)

“Scrupulosity”

        • Invited Workshop (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), University of Arizona (2014)
        • Moral Psychology Research Group, Duke University (2014)

“Scrupulous Judgments” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong)

        • Arizona Workshop in Normative Ethics, University of Arizona (2014)

“Scrupulous Characters” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong)

        • Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, South Carolina (2014)

“Scrupulous Agents” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong)

        • Character Workshop, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2013)
        • Invited Symposium: Agency and Pathologies of the Self, APA–Pacific Division Meeting (2013)

“What Happens When J. David Velleman Acts?”

        • North Carolina Philosophical Society, East Carolina University (2013)
        • Central APA, Minneapolis (2011)
        • Pacific APA, San Francisco(2010)

“Is Anything Wrong with Addiction?”

        • Loyola University, Chicago (2012)
        • Rice University, Philosophy Seminar Series (2011)
        • Addiction, Vice, and the Possibility of Moral Reform, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (2011)
        • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder (2010)

“A Wholehearted Defense of Halfheartedness”

        • Albritton Society, UCLA (2011)

Comments

on Mathieu Doucet, “Must We Regret Weakness of Will?”

        • Northwestern University, Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (2014)

on Edward Hinchman, “Rational Requirements and ‘Rational’ Akrasia”

        • Northwestern University, Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (2012)

on Ian Stoner, “Anger: Sometimes Appropriate, Never a Virtue”

        • Central APA, Chicago (2012)

on Joshua May, “What in the World is Weakness of Will?”

        • Pacific APA, San Francisco (2010)