Academic Publications


1 -Naturalizing Heidegger for Environmental Philosophy (under contract at SUNY Press, Series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, edited by J. Baird Callicott and John Van Buren, final submission date Jan. 1, 2013, projected publication date 2014).


2- Much Ado About Nothing:  Nihilism in the Present Age (in progress)



Peer Reviewed Articles

1 – “Nietzsche and Ecology Revisited: the Biological Basis of Value,” Environmental Ethics (conditionally accepted)

2 – “Nietzsche’s Non-Reductive Naturalism:  Evolution, Teleology, and Value,” Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy vol. 23 (forthcoming 2012).

3 – “Heidegger and the Question Concerning Biology: Life, Soul, and Nature in the Early Aristotle Lecture Courses,” Epoché: a Journal for the History of Philosophy (forthcoming 2012).

4 – “Nihilism, Nature, and the Collapse of the Cosmos,” Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy vol. 7, no.2, 2011, pp. 6-25.

5 – “The Uses and Abuses of Metaphysical Language in Heidegger, Derrida, and Daoism,” Comparative and Continental Philosophy vol. 3, no.1, Spring 2011, pp. 113-124.

6 – “Spirit and/or Flesh: Merleau-Ponty’s Encounter with Hegel,” PhaenEx: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture vol. 4, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2009, pp. 59-83.

Invited Articles

1 – “Zen in Heidegger’s Way,” Journal of East-West Thought (forthcoming 2013).

2 – “Heidegger and Integral Ecology: Evolution, Cosmology, Panpsychism,” Dancing with Sophia: Integral Philosophy on the Verge (Albany: SUNY Press, forthcoming 2012).

3 – “Breaking the Spell of the Immanent Frame: Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age,” in Rethinking Secularization: Philosophy and the Prophecy of a Secular Age, ed. Gary Gabor and Herbert DeVriese (New York: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009)

Book Reviews

1 – Review of What’s So Good About Biodiversity?, by Donald S. Maier (New York: Spring, 2012), in Environmental Philosophy (forthcoming Spring 2013).

2 – Review of Nietzsche’s Anti-Darwinism, Dirk R. Johnson (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), in Environmental Philosophy vol. 8, no. 2, Fall 2011, pp. 199- 203.

3 – Review of Nietzsche’s Animal Philosophy, Vanessa Lemm (New York:  Fordham University Press, 2009), in New Nietzsche Studies (forthcoming 2012).

4 – Review of Integral Ecology: Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World, Sean Esbjorn-Hargens and Michael E. Zimmerman (Boston: Integral Books, 2009), in Environmental Ethics vol. 32, Spring 2010, pp. 91-94.