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Forthcoming articles
  1. Jessica Gordon-Roth (forthcoming). Locke on the Ontology of Persons. Southern Journal of Philosophy 53.
    The importance of John Locke’s discussion of persons is undeniable. Locke never explicitly tells us whether he thinks persons are substances or modes, however. We are thus left in the dark about a fundamental aspect of Locke’s view. Many commentators have recently claimed that Lockean persons are modes. In this paper I swim against the current tide in the secondary literature and argue that Lockean persons are substances. Specifically I argue that what Locke says about substance, power and agency commits (...)
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  2. Alon Chasid (forthcoming). Imaginatively-Colored Perception. Southern Journal of Philosophy.
  3. Christopher Grau (forthcoming). McMahan on Speciesism and Deprivation. Southern Journal of Philosophy.
    Jeff McMahan has shown himself to be a vigorous and incisive critic of speciesism, and he has been particularly critical of speciesist arguments that draw inspiration from Wittgenstein. In this essay I argue that McMahan’s ethical framework (as outlined in The Ethics of Killing) is more nuanced and more open to the incorporation of speciesist intuitions regarding deprivation than he himself sometimes suggests. I will also argue that a sensible speciesism can be pluralist and flexible enough to accommodate many of (...)
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