The Limits of Affect
I explore whether there are any limits on the intensity of an experience's pleasantness or unpleasantness, and I motivate the view that the answer has serious normative significance (for, e.g., animal ethics).
Metaphysics and Absurdity
Mill's Desirability Argument Revisited (with Jennifer Foster)
We provide a new, abductive interpretation of Mill’s argument for utilitarianism. We show that Mill’s argument, thus interpreted, is both independently compelling and immune to Moore’s criticisms.