academic publications


Clean Hands? Philosophical Lessons from Scrupulosity (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), Oxford University Press, 2019.

sole and first author

“Scrupulosity and Moral Responsibility” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong). In Moral Responsibility & Mental Disorder. Edited by Matt King and Joshua May. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: Some Benefits of Rationalization,” in Philosophical Explorations 20, no. S1 (2017): 21-36.

“Explaining Irrational Actions,” in Ideas y Valores. Special issue in Philosophy and Psychiatry, J.J. Botero and Felipe De Brigard, eds., 66, sup. no. 3 (2017): 79-94.

Rationalizing Our Way Into Moral Progress,” in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 20, no. 1 (February, 2017): 93-104.

“Scrupulous Characters and Mental Illness” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), in Character: Perspectives from Philosophy and Psychology, Iskra Fileva, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).

“Scrupulous Treatment” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), in Philosophy and Psychiatry: Problems, Intersections and New Perspectives, Daniel Moseley and Gary Gala, eds. (New York: Routledge, 2016).

What is Wrong with Addiction,” in Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 22, no. 1 (2015).

Addiction by Any Other Name,” in Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 22, no. 1 (2015).

“Scrupulous Judgments” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Mark Timmons, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Scrupulous Agents” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), in Philosophical Psychology 28, no. 7 (2015): 947-966.

second/other author

“Cognitive Enhancement and Social Mobility: Skepticism from India” (with Jayashree Dasgupta, Georgia Lockwood Estrin, and Ilina Singh). In AJOB Neuroscience 14, no. 4 (2023): 341-351.

“Which Biopsychosocial View of Psychiatry?” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong). In Psychiatry Reborn: Biopsychosocial Psychiatry in Modern Medicine. Edited by Will Davies, Julian Savulescu, Rebecca Roache, and Pierre Loebel. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.

“Defining Addiction: A Pragmatic Perspective” (with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong), in The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction, Hanna Pickard and Serge Ahmed, eds. (New York: Routledge, 2018).


of Joshua May, Regard for Reason in the Moral Mind, in Utilitas, 2020.

of Hagop Sarkissian and Jennifer Cole Wright, Advances in Experimental Moral Psychology, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 10/24/2014.

of George Graham, The Disordered Mind, in Philosophical Psychology 25, no. 6 (2012): 941-44.

of Jonathan Wolff, Why Read Marx Today? in Philosophy Today (Society for Applied Philosophy, London), vol. 16, no. 43 (May 2003).