Publications

Books

Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy (SUNY Press Series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, ed. J. Baird Callicott and John Van Buren, 2015).

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See me interviewed about the book here:

Peer Reviewed Articles

1. “The World As It is: A Vision for a Social Science (and Policy) Turn in Climate Justice,” in A Research Agenda for Climate Justice, ed. Paul Harris (Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming 2019)

2. “Nietzsche and Ecology Revisited: the Biological Basis of Value,” Environmental Ethics vol. 38, no. 1, Spring 2016, pp. 19-45.

3. “The Risky Business of Anthropocentric Indirect Arguments: A Response to Kevin Elliott,” Ethics, Policy, and the Environmentvol. 17, no 3, Fall 2014, pp. 1-4.

4. “Heidegger and the Question Concerning Biology: Life, Soul, and Nature in the Early Aristotle Lecture Courses,” Epoché: a Journal for the History of Philosophy vol. 18, no. 1, Fall 2013, pp. 161-186.

5. “Nietzsche’s Non-Reductive Naturalism: Evolution, Teleology, and Value,” Pli: The   Warwick Journal of Philosophy 23, 2012, pp. 128-152.

6. “Zen in Heidegger’s Way,” Journal of East-West Thought, vol. 2, no. 4, 2012, pp. 113-137.

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

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

Invited Articles

1. “Heidegger and Integral Ecology: Evolution, Cosmology, Panpsychism,” Dancing with Sophia: Integral Philosophy on the Verge(Albany: SUNY Press, forthcoming 2018).

2. “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), pp. 177-208.

Review Essays

1. “Waking Life:Reflections on Evan Thompson’s ‘Contemplative Neuroscience’” Comparative and Continental Philosophy vol. 8, no. 1, Spring 2016, pp. 99-114.

2. “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.

Book Reviews

1. Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity, ed. Christopher Janaway and Simon Robertson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), in Philosophy in Reviewvol. 34, no. 1-2, 2014, pp. 37-39. (invited)

2. What’s So Good About Biodiversity?, by Donald S. Maier (New York: Springer, 2012), in Environmental Philosophyvol. 10, no. 1, Spring 2013, pp. 120-124. (invited)

3. Nietzsche’s Anti-Darwinism, by Dirk R. Johnson (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), in Environmental Philosophyvol. 8, no. 2, Fall 2011, pp. 199-203.

4. Nietzsche’s Animal Philosophy, by Vanessa Lemm (New York: Fordham UniversityPress, 2009), in New Nietzsche Studiesvol. 8, no. 3, Winter 2011, pp. 196-199.

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