Doug's Philosophy Work

In addition to Philosophy Smackdown, Doug has written a number of other books and articles. Click on the descriptions below for more info on each book. Scroll down for a list of Doug’s philosophy articles.

You can also find more information on these, and online versions of the articles, at Doug’s philosophy website.

Doug’s Philosophy Articles

More information and online versions can be found here.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Can Pluralism Account for the Normativity of Truth? American Philosophical Quarterly. Forthcoming.

Truth as a Relational Property. Synthese. Forthcoming.

From Truth Pluralism to Ontological Pluralism and Back. The Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 112, Issue 3: 113-140. March 2015. (With A. J. Cotnoir)

Truth as a Substantive Property. Australasian Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 91, No. 2: 279-294. May 2013. 

The Eligibility of Ethical Naturalism. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. Vol. 94, Issue 1: 1-18. March 2013.

Naturalness, Representation, and the Metaphysics of Truth. European Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 21, Issue3: 384-401. September 2013.

On Alethic Disjunctivism. Dialectica. Vol. 66, Issue 1: 200-214, March 2012.

Alethic vs Deflationary Functionalism. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 1: 115-125, February 2012. 

Truth as One(s) and Many: on Lynch’s alethic functionalism. Analytic Philosophy, Vol. 52, Issue 3: 213-230, September 2011. (With N.J.L.L. Pedersen)

Simplifying Alethic Pluralism. The Southern Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 49, Issue 1,March 2011. 

Truth-conditions and the nature of truth. Analysis, Vol. 69 No. 4: 684-688, October 2009 

How to solve the problem of mixed conjunctions. Analysis, Vol. 68 No. 2: 143-149, April 2008. 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

The Metaphysics of Domains. In N. Pedersen, N. Kellen, J. Wyatt (eds.), Pluralisms: Truth and Logic. Palgrave Macmillan. January 2018.

Truth and Naturalism. In K.J. Clark (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Naturalism. Wiley-Blackwell. February 2016. (With Filippo Ferrari and Michael P. Lynch)

Truth, Winning, and Simple Determination Pluralism. In N. J. L. L. Pedersen and C. D. Wright (eds.): Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates. Oxford University Press: 113-122. February 2013. 

Magazine Articles and Peer-Reviewed Encyclopedia Entries

Why Properties Matter. The Philosophers’ Magazine, Issue 68, 1stQuarter 2015. 

Pluralist Theories of Truth. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (eds. J. Fieser and B. Dowden). Published online March 2012.

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