in which the role of discontent in the good life is considered. boredom and frustration are good, sometimes. anticipation is good all the time.
consciousness and physicalism (2018)
in which the nature of consciousness and its place in the world are explored. the book offers a revisionist account of what it means to say that consciousness is nothing over and above the physical. it argues that physicalism is best viewed not as a thesis (metaphysical or otherwise) but as an interdisciplinary research program that aims to compositionally explain all natural phenomena that are central to our understanding of our place in nature.
II. E D I T E D V O L U M E S
the moral psychology of boredom (2020/21)
in which the moral significance of boredom (either as an emotional state or as a lasting personality trait) is explored.
philosophy of mind and phenomenology (2015)
in which a constructive dialogue between phenomenology and philosophy of mind unfolds.