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  1. Derek Baker (forthcoming). The Abductive Case for Humeanism Over Quasi-Perceptual Theories of Desire. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
    A number of philosophers have offered quasi-perceptual theories of desire, according to which to desire something is roughly to “see” it as having value or providing reasons. These are offered as alternatives to the more traditional Humean Theory of Motivation, which denies that desires have a representational aspect. This paper examines the various considerations offered by advocates to motivate quasi-perceptualism. It argues that Humeanism is in fact able to explain the same data that the quasi-perceptualist can explain, and in one (...)
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  2. Matthew Bedke (forthcoming). A New Theory of Humean Reasons? A Critical Note on Schroeder's Hypotheticalism. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
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  3. Luara Ferracioli (forthcoming). The State’s Duty to Ensure Children Are Loved. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
    Do children have a right to be loved? An affirmative answer faces two immediate challenges: (i) a child's basic needs can be met without love, therefore a defence of such a right cannot appeal to the role of love in protecting children's most basic needs, and (ii) since love is non-voluntary, it seems that there cannot be a corresponding duty on the part of parents to love their child. In this essay, I defend an affirmative answer that overcomes both of (...)
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  4. Ben Bradley (forthcoming). Benatar and the Logic of Betterness. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
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  5. Corey Brettschneider (forthcoming). Judicial Review and Democratic Authority: Absolute V. Balancing Conceptions. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
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  6. Refereed Talks (forthcoming). Refereed Publications. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
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  7. Rjay Wallace (forthcoming). Comment on Raz. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
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