Student Publications

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Molas, Andrew. "Defending the CRPD: Dignity, Flourishing, and the Universal Right to Mental Health" in The International Journal of Human Rights (2016)

Molas, Andrew. "Silent Voices, Hidden Knowledge: Ecological Thinking and the Role of Mental Health Advocacy" in Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review (2016)

Rocheleau-Houle, David. “Review of Thick Concepts edited by Simon Kirchin”, Dialogue (forthcoming).

Rocheleau-Houle, David (co-authored with Patrick Turmel). “Le constructivisme est-il une métaéthique”, Revue de métaphysique et de morale (forthcoming in 2016).

Tinklenberg, Brandon. (with Kristin Andrews) Normative Reasoning in Primates. In: Di Paolo, L.D. & Di Vincenzo F. (eds.) Evolution of Primate Social Cognition, Springer Ed. Under Review.

Theory of Mind and Non-Human Intelligence. In: Shakelford, T.K. & V.A.Weekes-Shakelford (eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer, Ed.Under Review.


Klassen, Abigail. "Review of Classify and Label: The Unintended Marginalization of Social Groups by Matt Drabek", Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, forthcoming.

Klassen, Abigail. "Critiquing Strawsonian Selves" in Appraisal: The Journal of the Society for Post-Critical and Personalist Studies, Spring 2015

Paquette, Elisabeth. “Alain Badiou and the Feminine: In Conversation with Julia Kristeva.” Badiou Studies 4 (1): S(♀): Towards a Queer Badiouian Feminism. December 2015. Program in Philosophy

Paquette, Elisabeth. Translation of Simona de Simoni. “The ‘Everyday Life’: A Feminist Analysis.” Viewpoint Magazine. February, 2015.

Schaeffer, Matthew. “The Thick-Esse/Thin-Essence View in Thomistic Personalism,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 89 (2015): 223-251


Rocheleau-Houle, David. Review of Impassioned Belief by Michael Ridge, The Journal of Value Inquiry (forthcoming)

Paquette, Elisabeth. “Review of Badiou, Alain with Fabien Tarby. Philosophy and the Event.” Dialogue 53 (4), December 2014. 751-752.

Mugg, Josh ‘The Inherent Bias in Positing an Inherence Heuristic.’ (forthcoming) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X13002197. (Coauthored with Muhammad Ali Khalidi)

Michelle Ciurria, Khameiel Altamimi, "Argumentum ad Verecundiam: New Gender-based Criteria for Appeals to Authority" Argumentation 18 June 2014.


Champagne, Marc. 2013. “Choosing Between the Long and Short Informational Routes to Psychological Explanation.” Philosophical Psychology, vol. 26, no. 1 (February), pp. 129-138.

Champagne, Marc. 2013. “Can ‘I’ Prevent You from Entering my Mind?” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, vol. 12, no. 1 (March), pp. 145-162.

Champagne, Marc. 2013. “A Necessary Condition for Proof of Abiotic Semiosis.” Semiotica, vol. 197, nos. 1-4, pp. 347-351.

Mugg, Joshua, ‘What are the Cognitive Costs of Implicit Racism? A Reply to Gendler.’ (2013)Philosophical Studies: Volume 166(2): 217-229.

Mugg, Joshua, ‘Why Dispositions are not Higher-Order Properties.’ (2013) Proceeding of the Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie e.V: 104-110.

Mugg, Joshua, ‘Simultaneous Contradictory Belief and the Two-System Hypothesis.’ (2013) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 1044-1048.


Champagne, Marc. 2012. “Russell and the Newman Problem Revisited.” Analysis and Metaphysics, vol. 11, pp. 65-74.

Ciurria, Michelle. (2012) Critical Thinking in Moral Argumentation Contexts:  A Virtue Ethical Approach, Informal Logic 32(2), 2012, pp. 242-258.

Klassen, Abigail. 'Beauvoir, The Scandal of Science, and Skepticism as Method'. Hypatia, 2012.

Schaeffer, Matthew. “Thomistic Personalism: A Vocation for the Twenty-First Century,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2012): 181-202.

Schaeffer, Matthew. (Co-authored with Michael Giudice) “Universal Jurisdiction and the Duty to Govern.” In Rethinking Criminal Law Theory: New Canadian Perspectives in the Philosophy of Domestic, Transnational, and International Criminal Law, ed. by F. Tanguay-Renaud and J. Stribopoulas (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2012), 233-48.


Al-Hakim, Mohamad. ‘Locating the Limits to Negotiation: Islam, Human Rights, and Citizenship’  Review of ‘Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’ a’ Transnational Legal Theory (Forthcoming, 2011)

Al-Hakim, Mohamad. ‘Liberalism, Value Pluralism, and the Need for Cultural Recognition’Freedom of Expression: Culture and Religion (Forthcoming, University of Sudbury Press, 2011)

Champagne, Marc. 2011. “Axiomatizing Umwelt Normativity.” Sign Systems Studies, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 9-59.

Champagne, Marc. 2011. “What About Suicide Bombers? A Terse Response to a Terse Objection.” The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies  (Penn State University Press), vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 233-236.

Ciurria, Michelle. (2011). Complicity and Criminal Liability in Rwanda: A Situationist Critique. Res. Publica 17(4), pp. 411-419.

Ciurria, Michelle. (2011). Tolerance, Acceptance and the Virtue of Orthonomy: A Reply to Lawrence  Blum and Brenda Almond. Journal of Moral Education 20(2), pp.

Ciurria, Michelle. (2011). A New Mixed View of Virtue Ethics Based on Daniel Doviak’s New Virtue Calculus.  Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. DOI: 10.1007/s10677-011-9285-8

Manduca-Barone, Alessandro. 2011. "Including Appreciation and Voluntariness: The other two elements of decision-making capacity". American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience Vol. 2, pp. 43-45.

Mugg, Joshua, Review of Time and Identity by Joseph Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and Harry Silverstein (Editors). Metapsychology Online (2011) 15:20.

Mugg, Joshua, Review of Mapping the Mind by Rita Carter. (2011) Metapsychology Online 15:4.

Schaeffer, Matthew, (forthcoming 2011). “Aquinas and the Ontological Flexibility of Law,” Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 24.

Criminal Law, edited by F. Tanguay-Renaud and J. Stribopoulas. Hart Publishing, forthcoming (November 2011).

Tonkens, Ryan, (forthcoming 2011). Good parents would not fulfill thier obligation to genetically enhance their unborn children.  Journal of Medical Ethics.


Al-Hakim, Mohamad. ‘Making Room for Hate Crime Legislation in Liberal Societies’Criminal Law and Philosophy, Volume 4: Issue 3 (October, 2010)

Champagne, Marc. 2010. “We, the Professional Sages.” In Argument Cultures, edited by Juho Ritola, pp. 1-10. Windsor: Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation.

Crippen, Matthew. “William James on Belief: Turning Darwinism Against Empiricistic Skepticism. ” Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society46(3), 2010, pp. 477-502.

Irina, Nicolae. "Diogenes Laertius: Kierkegaard's Source and Inspiration," in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, tome II, Aristotle and Other Greek Authors, ed. by Katalin Nun and Jon Stewart, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010 (KRSRR, vol. 2), pp. 111-121.

Irina, Nicolae. "Plutarch: A Constant Cultural Reference," in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, tome II, Aristotle and Other Greek Authors, ed. by Katalin Nun and Jon Stewart, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010 (KRSRR, vol. 2), pp. 301-311.

Irina, Nicolae. "Sophocles: The Tragic of Kierkegaard's Modern Antigone," in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, tome II, Aristotle and Other Greek Authors, ed. by Katalin Nun and Jon Stewart, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010 (KRSRR, vol. 2), pp. 313-325.

Irina, Nicolae. "Hesiod: Kierkegaard and the Greek Gods," in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, tome II, Aristotle and Other Greek Authors, ed. by Katalin Nun and Jon Stewart, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010 (KRSRR, vol. 2), pp. 263-269.

Irina, Nicolae. "Euripides: Kierkegaard and the Ancient Tragic Heroes," in Kierkegaard and the Greek World, tome II, Aristotle and Other Greek Authors, ed. by Katalin Nun and Jon Stewart, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010 (KRSRR, vol. 2), pp. 235-246.

Segal, Teresa. 2010. "The Role of the Reproductive Technology Clinic in the Imposition of Societal Values. " International Journal of Feminist  Approaches to Bioethics (IJFAB), Vol. 3, no. 2.

Tekin, Serife, 2010. "Self-concept through the diagnostic looking glass: narratives and mental disorder,"  forthcoming in Philosophical Psychology.

Tonkens, Ryan. 2010. On the Creation of Virtuous Machines. In P. Lin, G. bekey, & K. Abney (eds.), Robot Ethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Robotics. MIT Press


Champagne, Marc. 2009. “Explaining the Qualitative Dimension of Consciousness: Prescission instead of Reification.” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review (Cambridge University Press), vol. 48, no. 1 (March), pp. 145-183.

Champagne, Marc. 2009. “A Note on M. Barbieri’s ‘Scientific Biosemiotics.’” The American Journal of Semiotics, vol. 25, nos. 1-2, pp. 155-161.

Champagne, Marc. 2009. “Some Semiotic Constraints on Metarepresentational Accounts of Consciousness.” In Semiotics 2008: Specialization, Semiosis, Semiotics, edited by John N. Deely and Leonard G. Sbrocchi, pp. 557-564. New York, Ottawa, and Toronto: Legas Press.

Jill Cumby, Craig Roxborough. April 2009. "Folk Psychological Concepts: Causation" in Philosophical Psychology 22:2, pp. 205-213

Schaeffer, Matthew, “Virtue Ethics and the Justification of Punishment,” The International Journal of Punishment and Sentencing 6 (2010): 36-48.

Tekin, Serife, 2009. "'Looping Effects of Human Kinds' after 13 Years: An Analysis of Ian Hacking (13 yil sonra Insani Türlerin Döngüsel Etkileri: Ian Hacking üzerine bir inceleme).” Philosophical Discussions:  A Turkish Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 42, 2009, pp. 58 – 66.

Tonkens, R. (2009). A challenge for machine ethics. Minds and Machines, 19(3): 421-438.


Crippen, Matthew. “The Totalitarianism of Therapeutic Philosophy: Reading Wittgenstein Through Critical Theory.”  Essays in Philosophy, 8(1), 2007, pp. 1-24.