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“Is Kant’s Critique of Metaphysics Obsolete?”

Abstract: In the Critique of Pure Reason Kant took himself to have shown that metaphysics of a certain kind is impossible for human beings……

“Transitional Justice and the International Rule of Law”

Abstract: Societies emerging from periods of conflict or repression and trying to democratize characteristically try to address past wrongs…..

“A Behavioural Metaphysics for Social Institutions”

Abstract: It is a commonplace observation that social institutions are deeply dependent on humans. That is, the existence of social institutions such as the government of Canada….

“The ‘best system’: Descartes on natural sensory error and God’s goodness”

Abstract: Immediately following Descartes’s statement in Meditation Six about the “proper purpose” of sensations, Descartes recognizes a serious problem…..

“On Architectonic Questions in Political Philosophy”
Abstract: A storied question in political philosophy queries whether the citizens of contemporary states are bound by a duty to obey the state. …..