Publications by Philosophy & Religion Faculty

Roger Florka, Associate Professor

“Problems with the Garber‑Dear Theory of the Disappearance of Descartes’s Method.” Philosophical Studies. January, 2004.

Review of Charles Taliaferro’s Consciousness and the Mind of God. In Faith and Philosophy, January 2002.

Descartes’s Metaphysical Reasoning. Studies in Philosophy Series (Robert Nozick, general editor). N.Y.: Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 0815340354.

Stewart Goetz, Professor

Goetz, Stewart, and Charles Taliaferro.Naturalism. Boston: William B. Eerdmans Company, 2008.

“A Theodicy.” Philosophia Christi 5 (2003): 459-484.

“Review of Alfred Mele’s Motivation and Agency.” The Journal of Ethics 8 (2004):197-200.

“Review of Timothy O’Connor’s Persons and Causes.” Faith and Philosophy 19 (2002): 116-120.

“Alternative Frankfurt-Style Counterexamples to the Principle of Alternative Possibilities.” Pacific Philoso-phical Quarterly 83 (2002): 131-147.

“Questions about Emergent Dualism.” Philosophia Christi 2 (2000): 175-181.

“Stump on Libertarianism and the Principle of Alternative Possibilities.” Faith and Philosophy 18 (2001): 93-101.

“Questions about Emergent Dualism.” Philosophia Christi 2 (2000): 175-181.

“Naturalism and Libertarian Agency” in Naturalism: A Critical Appraisal. Eds. William Lane Craig and James Porter Moreland. Routledge, 2000, pp. 156-186.

“Modal Dualism” in Soul, Body and Survival. Ed. by Kevin Corcoran. Cornell University Press, 2001, pp. 89-104.

“Stumping for Widerker.” Faith and Philosophy 16 (1999):83-89.

“Reasons for Forming an Intention: A Reply to Pink.” Mind 107 (1998):205-213.

“Failed Solutions to a Standard Libertarian Problem.” Philosophical Studies 90 (1998):237-244.

“Libertarian Choice.” Faith and Philosophy 14 (1997):195-211.

“The Choice-Intention Principle.” American Philosophical Quarterly 32 (1995):177-185.

Review of David Braine’s The Human Person. Faith and Philosophy 12 (1995):140-143.

“Dualism, Causation and Supervenience.” Faith and Philosophy 11 (1994):92-108.

Review of John Cooper’s Body, Soul, & Life Everlasting. Themelios 17 (1992):28.

“Craig’s Kalam Cosmological Argument.” Faith and Philosophy 6 (1989):99-102.

“A Noncausal Theory of Agency.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 49 (1988):303-316.

“Belief in God Is Not Properly Basic.” Religious Studies 19 (1983):475-484; anthologized in Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology, Oxford

University Press, 1992, pp. 168-177.

“Evil is Privation.” International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion 13 (1982):3-12.

Nathan Rein, Associate Professor

Rein, Nathan. The Chancery of God : Protestant Propaganda against the Empire, Magdeburg 1546-1551. Grand Rapids: Ashgate, Limited, 2008.

Review of Derek Peterson and Darren Walhof, eds., The Invention of Religion: Rethinking Belief in Politics and History (New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2003). Journal of the American Academy of Religion 72.1 (2004): 275-278.

Review of Oliver K. Olson, Matthias Flacius and the Survival of Luther's Reform, H-German, H-Net Reviews, July, 2003. URL: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev

“Faith and Empire: Conflicting Visions of Religion in a Late-Reformation Controversy. The Augsburg Interim and its Opponents, 1548-1550.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion, March, 2003.

“Faith and Empire: Conflicting Visions of Religion in a Late-Reformation Controversy. The Augsburg Interim and its Opponents, 1548-1550.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion, March 2003.

Carlin Romano, Professor

Scholarly:
"Looking Beyond the Visible: The Case of Arthur C. Danto," in Danto and His Critics, Ed. by Mark Rollins, pp. 175-90 (Blackwell, Second Edition forthcoming, 2011).
 
"Letter from (the Myth of) Saint Petersburg," Proceedings of the Modern Language Association (PMLA), 2006, pp. 340-43.
 
"Umberto Eco," in The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 83-86.
 
"Belligerence, Booty, and Boosterism: On Ethics and Arts Journalism," in ARTicles, 1997, pp. 140-49.
 
General Interest:
"The Second Second Sex," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7/2/10.
 
"Does One ‘Compromise’ Fit All? The Bumpy Tale of a Bipartisan Concept," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3/21/10.
 
"We Need the ‘Philosophy of Journalism,’" The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11/15/09.
 
"The Shame of Academe and Fascism, Then and Now," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/10/09.
 
"Virginia, Jean and Flannery: A Good Role Model is Easy to Find," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3/13/09.
 
"Are Sacred Texts Sacred? The Challenge for Atheists," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/21/07.
 
"God Before Food: Philosophy, Russian Style," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/17/07.
 
"Drawn and Quartered: A Short History of E.M. Cioran," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2/03/06.
 
"A Hunched Back, A Searching Heart, and a Fiery Wit" (Lichtenberg), The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7/02/04.
 
"Can Current Events Be Too Current for the Classroom?", The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11/15/02.

Kelly Sorensen, Associate Professor

“Search, Seizure, and Immunity” Criminal Justice Ethics. (forthcoming) (co-author: Stephen E. Henderson)

“The Actual, the Expected, and Ender,” in Ender’s Game and Philosophy, D. E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush (eds.) (forthcoming) (student co-author: Thomas Sorensen)

"Counterfactuals and Moral Worth," Journal of Moral Philosophy. (forthcoming).

“Effort and Moral Worth,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13:1 (2010): 89-109.

“Genetic Enhancements and Expectations,” Journal of Medical Ethics 35:7 (July 1, 2009): 433-435.

Effort Expended, Effort Required, and the Theory of the Good,” Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy 49 (2008): 83-110.

“Enhancing Autonomy in Paid Surrogacy.” Bioethics 22:5 (2008): 269-277 (student co-author: Jennifer Damelio)

“The Paradox of Moral Worth,” The Journal of Philosophy 101:9 (September 2004): 465-483.

“Kant’s Taxonomy of the Emotions,” Kantian Review 6 (2002): 109-128.

Review of John Henry Newman, The Idea of a University (ed. Frank Turner), in Philosophy in Review 17:1 (February 1997): 62-64.