Samuel C. Rickless

Professor of Philosophy

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The Ethics of War: Essays, a collection of papers I co-edited with Saba Bazargan-Forward, was published by Oxford University Press (2017).  Contributors to the collection include: Andrew Altman, Richard Arneson, Kai Draper, Adil Ahmad Haque, Mattias Iser, Seth Lazar, Larry May, Jeff McMahan, David Rodin, Nancy Sherman, Victor Tadros, and Francois Tanguay-Renaud.

The Ethics and Law of Omissions, a collection of papers I co-edited with Dana Kay Nelkin, was published by Oxford University Press (2017).  Contributors to the collection include: Lawrence Alexander, Randolph Clarke, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan, John Martin Fischer, Douglas Husak, Dana Kay Nelkin and Samuel C. Rickless, Carolina Sartorio, George Sher, Angela Smith, Matthew Talbert, Gideon Yaffe, and Michael Zimmerman.

January 2019: I presented a paper, "Locke on the Probability of the Mind's Immateriality," at a history of philosophy workshop at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

February 2019: I served as a judge at the High School Ethics Bowl Regional at Chapman University.

April 2019: I will present a paper on Berkeley's theory of mind, "Berkeley's Windowed Monads," at the University of York, UK.

April 2019: I will present a paper, "Berkeley's Criticisms of Shaftesbury and Hutcheson," at Trinity College Dublin.

April 2019: I will present a paper, "Virtue and the Standing to Blame," at a workshop at the University of Edinburgh.