Placement Record

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2014 Kant on Disjunctive Judgment and the Completeness of the Table of Judgments Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at Stanford
2014 Sleeping Beauty: A Problem for Halfers Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at Columbia. Also accepted into University of California Irvine (Logic and Philosophy of Science program) and University of Maryland
2014 The Progress of the Sentiments in Hume’s Political Philosophy Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at Boston University
2014 When Simulations Conflict: Problems with the External Validation of Computer Simulations Yes (philosophy) Accepted into Indiana University (History and Philosophy of Science program) and University of Minnesota
2014 Is It Wrong to Assume Full Compliance in Ideal Theory? A Response to Schmidtz Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at University of Pennsylvania. Also accepted into Australian National University (funding decision pending)
2014 Teleofunctionalism and the Normativity of Practical Rationality Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at University of Miami. Also accepted into Florida State University
2014 Political Liberalism, Objections, and Religious Reasons Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at University of Missouri. Also accepted into Bowling Green State University
2014 On the Unity and Continuity of Science: Structural Realism’s Underdetermination Problem and Reductive Structuralism’s Solution Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at University of Western Ontario
2014 Global Poverty, Migration, and Guest Worker Programs Yes (business) Enrolling at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (business ethics and legal studies). Also accepted into Penn State University (management and organization)
2014 On the Possibility of Robots Having Emotions No Accepted into Masters in Artificial Intelligence program at the University of Georgia
2014 Kant, Nonconceptual Content, and the Role of the Imagination No Enrolling at Emory law school. Also accepted into Vanderbilt, University of Georgia, University of Maryland, Georgia State University and University of Baltimore
2014 Targeted Killing: Modern Solution or Modern Problem? No Intelligence officer for the United States Air Force
2014 How The Cognitive Penetrability Of Emotions Undermines Rational Sentimentalism No Working in operations management for a retailer in Atlanta
2014 Stiltz and Simmons on Justification, Legitimacy, and Coercion No Teaching philosophy and humanities classes at Tulsa Community College
2014 Why Immoral Art Cannot Morally Harm Us No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2013 Libertarian Paternalism and the Authority of the Autonomous Person Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California San Diego. Also accepted into University of Colorado, University of California Davis, University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, and Syracuse (waitlisted for funding)
2013 The Visual Experience of Kinds Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Virginia (awarded Jefferson Fellowship). Also accepted into University of Arizona, University of California San Diego, Wisconsin, and Washington University at St. Louis PNP program
2013 Kant’s Humanity Formula in the Groundwork Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Cornell. Also accepted into University of Illinois at Chicago
2013 Can Adam Smith Answer the Normative Question? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California Riverside. Also accepted into University of California Santa Cruz
2013 The Thought Experiments are Rigged: Mechanistic Understanding Impedes Mentalistic Understanding Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California San Diego. Also accepted into University of Connecticut
2013 Adam Smith: A Relational Egalitarian Interpretation Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California San Diego. Also accepted into Georgetown, University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University and Tulane
2013 Causal Compatibilism: A Non-Reductive Physicalist Solution to the Exclusion Problem Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Pittsburgh HPS program. Also accepted into University of California San Diego, Washington University at St. Louis PNP program, University of Connecticut, and University of Massachusetts (waitlisted for funding)
2013 Kant and the Priority of Self-Knowledge Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California San Diego
2013 Willpower and Ego-Depletion: How I Do What I Don’t Want to Do, and Why It’s Not (Completely) My Fault When I Don’t Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Florida State
2013 Global Egalitarianism and The State: On the Justice of Borders and Justice Beyond Borders Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California Irvine. Also accepted into University of California Davis, University of Washington and University of Minnesota
2013 Do Political Liberals Need the Truth? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Pennsylvania. Also accepted into University of Missouri and Georgetown (waitlisted for funding)
2013 Thomas Pogge And The Two Types Of Libertarian Yes (philosophy) Entered into Teach for America program in Kansas City
2013 From Negative Rights to Positive Law: Natural Law in Hegel’s Outlines of the Philosophy of Right No Accepted into law school at Emory and George Washington University
2013 Resolving Conflicts within The Mind: Internal Warfare In Non-Human Primates No Working as a clinical psychology intern in Washington D.C.
2013 The Practical Impossibility of Cohen’s Rescuing Justice & Equality No Account Manager at Atlanta computer printer equipment company and musician
2013 Extending Tomas Kulka’s Aesthetic Dualism: Value, Not Meaning, in the Case of Absolute Music No
2013 Betrayal of Love and Volitional Necessity No
2013 Smith on Self-Command and Moral Judgment No
2013 Stoic Moral Psychology: The Implications of Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage No
2013 The Effects of Learning on Moral Education for Rousseau No
2013 Non-thesis option No
2013 Non-thesis option No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2012 Against the Linguistic Analogy of Moral Cognition Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California San Diego. Also accepted into University of California Santa Cruz
2012 The Expanded Cluster Account of Art Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at McGill
2012 The Failure of Desire: A Critique of Kantian Cognitive Autonomy in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California Riverside. Also accepted into Memphis
2012 On the Pernicious Influence of the Ideal/Non-Ideal Distinction in Political Philosophy Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Wisconsin Madison. Also accepted into University of California San Diego, Washington University at St. Louis, Syracuse University, and University of Nebraska
2012 The Abstract/Concrete Paradox in Moral Psychology Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Washington University at St. Louis PNP program (accepted prior to enrolling at GSU and deferred admission)
2012 Why Not Penal Torture? Yes (philosophy) Accepted into University of Virginia, Rice University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2012 Patient-Relativity and the Efficacy of Epicurean Therapy Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California Santa Barbara. Also accepted into University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Purdue
2012 Content and Contrastive Self-Knowledge Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2012 Multiple realizability, universality, and dynamical kinds Yes (philosophy) Enrolling at University of Wisconsin Madison (deferred admission)
2012 Hume on the Nature of Moral Freedom Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Boston University
2012 Physics and Faith in Kant’s First Critique Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at St. Louis University. Also accepted into Purdue and Tulane
2012 In Defense of Valence: How to Solve Hume’s Puzzle About Emotions Yes (psychology) Enrolled at New York University. Also accepted into University of California San Diego and University of Denver
2012 A Test of Prinz’s AIR Theory: Is Attention Sufficient for Conscious Emotion? Yes (psychology) Enrolled at Emory (received Woodruff Fellowship). Also accepted into University of California San Diego, University of Georgia and University of Kansas
2012 Hegel’s Critique of Ancient Skepticism Yes (communication) Enrolled at Georgia State (Rhetoric and Politics program)
2012 Utility, Character, and Mill’s Argument for Representative Government No Senior Implementation Consultant for an insurance software company
2012 How Music Makes Us Feel No Enrolled at Brierley Price Prior (BPP) Law School (in London) and has been awarded full funding by Travers Smith LLP (a law firm).
2012 Moral Responsibility ‘Expressivism,’ Luck, and Revision. No Instructor of interns at Washington D.C. think tank
2012 Against Collective Consequentialism No Working for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
2012 International Luck Egalitarianism No
2012 A Problem Of Access: Autism, Other Minds, And Interpersonal Relations No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2011 Autonomy, de facto and de jure Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Stanford. Also accepted into Brown, University of California-Riverside, Georgetown, Boston University, Johns Hopkins, and Utah
2011 Rescuing Hart and Inclusive Legal Positivism from the Charge of Inconsistency Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Maryland. Also accepted into McMaster
2011 Friends with Benefits: Other-regard in Epicurean Ethics Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Also accepted into Purdue (no funding)
2011 Can the Contextualist Win the Free Will Debate? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Wisconsin. Also accepted into Indiana, Oxford (BPhil, no funding) and Cincinnati
2011 Probabilistic Causation in Kane’s Libertarian Free Will Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Cincinnati. Also accepted into York
2011 The Role of Poetry and Language in Hegel’s Philosophy of Art Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Guelph. Also accepted into Purdue (joint program in philosophy and literature, no funding)
2011 Nietzsche on Copernicus Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of South Florida. Previously taught philosophy at Spelman and Georgia Perimeter College.
2011 The Promise and Limits of Natural Normativity in a Neo-Aristotelian Virtue Ethics Yes (philosophy) Accepted into Memphis. Enrolled at Georgetown Law School and teaching philosophy part-time at Marymount University and Northern Virginia Community College
2011 Normative Judgments, ‘Deep Self’ Judgments, and Intentional Action Yes (psychology) Enrolled at Emory
2011 Non-Cooperative Communication and the Origins of Human Language Yes (cognitive psychology) Enrolled at Delaware
2011 The Many Faces of Besire Theory Yes (health care ethics) Enrolled at Duquesne. Previously a monk at Saint Meinrad Archabbey
2011 Bayle’s Theory of Toleration Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at NYU Law (partial scholarship). Also accepted into law school at Cardozo, Colorado, Georgetown, and Texas at Austin
2011 Providing Assurance on Scanlon’s Account of Promises Yes (philosophy) Entered into Teach for America program in Denver, Colorado
2011 Rethinking Legal Retribution No Enrolled at University of Virginia Law
2011 Dignified Animals: How “Non-Kantian” is Nussbaum’s Conception of Dignity? No Enrolled at John Marshall Law School (full scholarship). Also accepted into Loyola Chicago, Chicago-Kent, William Mitchell (half scholarship), and University of St. Thomas (Dean’s Scholarship).
2011 A Defense of Moral Error Theory No Enrolled at Masters programs in Counseling Psychology at University of Denver. Also accepted into Counseling Psychology programs at University of Minnesota, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University and Adler School.
2011 Rational Requirements for Moral Motivation: The Psychopath’s Open Question No Teaching mathematics and philosophy at the Royal University of Phnom Penh
2011 Secular Foundations of Liberal Multiculturalism No Lecturer of Philosophy, UN Alliance of Civilizations Institute, Fatih Sultan Mehmet University in Istanbul, Turkey
2011 Nietzsche’s Causally Efficacious Account of Consciousness No Project Manager/Implementation Consultant for a healthcare software company in Madison, WI
2011 But What Kind of Badness? An Inquiry into the Ethical Significance of Pain No Teaching philosophy at Oxford College of Emory University
2011 Consciousness, Self Control and Free Will in Nietzsche No Currently a tenure-track faculty member in the Department of English and Philosophy at Northland Pioneer College
2011 Considering a Human Right to Democracy No
2011 The Fundamental Naturalistic Impulse: Extending the Reach of Methodological Naturalism No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2010 Mindreading, Language and Simulation Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at City University of New York. Also accepted into University of Pittsburgh (HPS), University of California-San Diego, Indiana University (HPS/CogSci), Washington University at St. Louis (PNP), University of British Columbia, University of Maryland, and University of Pennsylvania
2010 Can Bayesianism and Inference to the Best Explanation Be Friends? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Columbia. Also accepted into Brown and University of California – Irvine (LPS)
2010 Decisions as Performatives Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California-Berkeley. Also accepted into Brown, UC-San Diego, Cornell, Washington University at St. Louis (PNP), and City University of New York
2010 The Justificatory Role of Habit in Hegel’s Theory of Ethical Life Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Georgetown. Also accepted into University of Illinois – Chicago
2010 Foucauldian Genealogy as Situated Critique, or Why is Sexuality so Dangerous? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Boston University
2010 Literature and the Moral Imagination: Smithean Sympathy and the Construction of Imagined Experience through Readership Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Monash University
2010 Can Consciousness Be Taken Seriously When it Comes to Personal Identity? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Virginia
2010 Marx, Economic Sustainability, and Ideal Capital Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at SUNY-Binghamton
2010 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Seeking Natural Kinds in a Controversial Diagnosis Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at UC-Hastings Law. Also accepted into Emory Law, UC-Davis Law, and Santa Clara Law
2010 Autism, Social Comprehension, and Cognitive Impenetrability Yes (cognitive psychology) Enrolled at University of Georgia. Also accepted into University of Alabama and Georgia State University
2010 Moral Injury and the Puzzle of Immunity-Violation No Enrolled at NYU Law. Previously enrolled at Emory Law (with fellowship). Also accepted into Northwestern Law, Fordham Law, and George Washington University Law.
2010 Dworkian Liberalism and Gay Rights: A Defense of Same-Sex Relations No Enrolled at NYU Law. Also accepted into law school at Georgetown, University of Virginia, and University of Michigan. Previously worked for U.S. Department of Justice.
2010 Pogge’s Institutional Cosmopolitanism No Enrolled in Master of Public Affairs program at Indiana University – Bloomington
2010 Special Problems for Democratic Government in Leveraging Cognitive Bias: Ethical, Political, and Policy Considerations for Implementing Libertarian Paternalism No
2010 Kant’s Use of Transcendental Arguments No
2010 Subjectivity and Fallibility in the Instrumental and Epistemic Defenses of a “Right to Do Wrong” No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2009 Motivating Emotional Content Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California-San Diego. Also accepted into Brown University, University of Maryland, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ohio State, University of British Columbia, University of Miami, and University of Alberta
2009 Raz and His Critics: Defending Razian Authority Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Virginia. Also accepted into University of Minnesota, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and University of Missouri
2009 Teleosemantics, Externalism, and the Content of Theoretical Concepts Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California-San Diego. Also accepted into University of Maryland and University of British Columbia
2009 The Ethical Significance of Plato’s Afterlife Myths Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Pennsylvania
2009 Kantian Conceptualism and Apperception Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Ohio State. Also accepted into University of Illinois-Chicago
2009 Personal Responsibility and Drug Addiction Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Missouri
2009 Defending Noe’s Enactive Theory of Perception Yes (psychology) Enrolled at University of Kansas. Also accepted into York University
2009 The Moral Reality of War: Defensive Force and Just War Theory No Philosophy Instructor, in the Department of English, USMA at West Point
2009 The Proper Metric of Justice in Justice as Fairness No Enrolled at GSU Law School
2009 An Incompatibility between Intentionalism and Multiple Authorship in Film No Enrolled at law school
2009 Epicurean Friendship: Are Friends Really Pleasurable? No Enrolled at high school teaching certification program

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2008 Sextus was no Eudaimonist Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Texas at Austin. Also accepted into University of Colorado at Boulder, Washington University at St. Louis, Northwestern, and Emory
2008 Retribution Requires Rehabilitation Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Rice. Also accepted into University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2008 The Concept “Woman”: Feminism after the Essentialism Critique Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Western Ontario. Also accepted into Utah. Currently Sophia Libman Professor in the Humanities at Hood College
2008 Freedom and Forfeiture: Responding to Galen Strawson’s Basic Argument Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Florida State University
2008 Kim’s Pairing Problem and the Viability of Substance Dualism Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at St. Louis University
2008 Freedom and the Ideal Republican State Yes (philosophy) Accepted into University of South Carolina and University of Kentucky
2008 The Non-Moral Basis of Cognitive Biases of Moral Intuitions Yes (neuroscience) Enrolled at University of Iowa
2008 Aristotelian Liberal Virtues No Residence Hall Director at Georgia Tech
2008 The Aesthetic Idea and the Unity of Cognitive Faculties in Kant’s Aesthetics No Instructor of Philosophy at Clayton State
2008 Facing the Problems of Feminism: Working Toward Resolution No Teaching high school
2008 Is Core Affect a Natural Kind? No Taught at Georgia State as a Visiting Instructor. Enrolled in law school at Georgia State.
2008 Against Pyrrhonian Equipollence No
2008 Child Abuse, Racism and the State No
2008 A Description of the Natural Place of Magic in Philosophy and Religious Studies No
2008 A Comparative Study of the Ethics of Christine M. Korsgaard and Jean-Paul Sarte No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2007 Naturalism and Moral Realism Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Also accepted into Florida State, University of Wisconsin – Madison, and Bowling Green State University. Currrently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Dickinson College
2007 Hard Compatibilism and the Varieties of Manipulation Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California – Riverside; also accepted into Florida State and Rochester. Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Houston
2007 Under Pressure from the Empirical Data: Does Externalism Rest on a Mistaken Psychological Theory? Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Johns Hopkins. Also accepted into University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Washington University at St. Louis (PNP), University of South Florida, and University of Western Ontario
2007 Eudaimonistic Agent-Relativity and Moore’s Criticisms of Naturalism Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Bowling Green State University
2007 In Defense of Rawlsian Constructivism Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Memphis
2007 Perspectives on Perspectivism: Nietzsche and His Commentators Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Kentucky
2007 Neuroeconomics and the Rationality Debate Yes (psychology with philosophy minor) Enrolled at the University of Arizona
2007 Resting in the Court of Reason: Kant’s Resolution to the Antinomy of Pure Reason Yes (religion) Enrolled at Emory. Also accepted into Boston University
2007 Father Knows Best: A Critique of Joel Feinberg’s Soft Paternalism No Teaching high school
2007 Irony, Finitude and the Good Life: A Reading of Plato’s Symposium No
2007 Defending Lucretius’Symmetry Argument against the Fear of Death No Working in Human Resources for the IBM China Beijing Office
2007 Contextualist Responses to Skepticism No Project manager in Washington D.C.
2007 Nietzsche on Naturalism, Egoism, and Altruism No Enrolled in an MA in Counseling Psychology program and teaching philosophy part time
2007 Between Being and Nothingness: the Metaphysical Foundations Underlying Augustine’s Solution to the Problem of Evil No Working at Georgia State’s library as the subject specialist and liaison for Philosophy, Religious Studies and Middle East Insititute

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2006 Rawls’ Cosmopolitan Law of Peoples? The Place of Persons in a Peoples’ World Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Brown University. Also accepted to University of Pennsylvania.
2006 The Impossibility of Evil Qua Evil: Kantian Limitations on Human Immorality Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at the University of Illinois – Chicago. Also accepted into Emory and the University of Washington
2006 Liberalism and the Worst-Result Principle: Preventing Tyranny, Protecting Civil Liberty Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Boston University. Also accepted to Washington University at St. Louis. Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Clemson University
2006 Wittgenstein and Religion Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Claremont Graduate University
2006 Marriage as Unconstitutional: How Not Allowing Homosexual Marriage Violates the First Amendment Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Vanderbilt
2006 Nietzsche on the Future and Value Yes (philosophy) Accepted to the University of South Florida and Marquette University, but declined offers
2006 A Defense of Moral Realism Yes (health care ethics) Enrolled at Saint Louis University
2006 A Defense of Soft Positivism: Justice and Principle Processes No Enrolled at George Washington University Law School to obtain a Master’s of Law (LLM) in International and Comparative Law
2006 Bonjour’s Positions on Justification: From Coherentism to Foundationalism No
2006 Rossian Moral Pluralism: A (Partial) Defense No Enrolled at Catholic University of America Law school
2006 The Female Voices of Islam No Working for a non-profit agency for human rights advocacy
2006 On the Stepehen Macedo and John Finnis Exchange: Natural Law, Liberalism, and Homosexuality No Teaching high school

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2005 Ways to skin the zombie-cat: a look at the problems associated with Chalmers’s zombie-argument Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of Washington
2005 A defense of the principle of alternative possibilities and a critique of Humean compatibilism Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at University of California, Riverside
2005 The role of self-interest in Aristotle’s moral theory Yes (philosophy) Enrolled at Rice University. Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lone Star College
2005 Defining the human being: personhood as a first principle of human teleology in Wojtyla’s Aristotelian-Thomistic anthropology Yes (theology) Enrolled at Ave Maria University
2005 Scepticism and contextualism No
2005 Teaching Creation Science in public schools: an examination of the creation/evolution controversy No Critical thinking instructor at Clayton State University

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2004 The Deontological Conception of Justification Yes Enrolled at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2004 Anti-Reductionism and Reversibility in Merleau-Ponty’s Rejection of Dualism Yes Applied to Ph.D. program in Shanghai, acceptance and matriculation status unknown
2004 Shadows of Things to Come: The Theological Implications of Intelligent Life on Other Worlds Yes Instructor in Philosophy at Georgia Perimeter College and enrolled in MA program (English) at Georgia State
2004 Reassessing Feinberg’s View of Abortion Yes Accepted into the PhD program in Philosophy at Purdue University and the PhD in Religious and Theological Studies Joint Ph.D. Program at the University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology, but declined these offers to pursue law school
2004 The “Unfolding” of Everlasting Torment in Hell? Assessing the Role of Outside Influence and Interpretive Assumptions in the Formation of the Traditional and Annihilationist Christian Views of Hell No Enrolled in graduate degree in Library Sciences in the Alabama state university system.
2004 The Ideology of Freedom: An Immanent Critique of the Latent Theory of Human Nature in the Frankfurt School No Enrolled at Emory Law School
2004 Violent Benevolence: An Ethical Assessment of Humanitarian Military Intervention No Enrolled at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Boston for MA
2004 Willing the Overman: An Analysis of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Will to Power, Eternal Recurrence, and Overman No
2004 “Who Does Karma For This Body?” Death and Dying in Hindu Communities in Metropolitan Atlanta No Working at departments of philosophy and religious studies

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2003 Passionate Entanglements, Desire, Fear, and Perception of Coercive Power Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at Emory University
2003 Goldman’s Reliabilist Theory of Epistemic Justification: Is It Viable? Yes Enrolled at St. Louis University
2003 Nothingness and the Possibility of Responsible Choice in Jean-Paul Sartre’s Phenomenological Ontology Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at Duquesne University
2003 A Wittgensteinian Resolution of the Debtor’s Paradox No Has since taught as an instructor in Philosophy at Georgia State
2003 The Problem of Induction: A Critical Review of Recent Proposals No
2003 Evil and the Human Experience No Now teaches religion and philosophy courses at a community college in Florida
2003 Do I Know What I Know?: Knowledge in Moral and Scientific Epistemology No Has since taught as an instructor in Philosophy at Georgia State
2003 Bell’s Theorem and the Metaphysical Implications of Quantum Physics No
2003 Data Monitoring in Clinical Trials and the Ethics of Human Experimentation No
2003 On the Law of Peoples and Its Aims: Machiavelli Writ Large? No Enrolled at Georgia State Law School
2003 Authenticity as Idiosyncratic Interpretive Comportment No Currently enrolled in a program in advertising in Milan, Italy

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2002 A Pragmatic Meta-Ethics for Environmental Ethics Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at the University of Washington
2002 What is Good-Sense Pragmatism? No
2002 Environmental Aesthetics and the Protection of the Perceptual Resource No
2002 Tolstoy on Art Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at Emory. Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York-Oneonta.
2002 A Moral Defense of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Yes (Philosophy) Accepted at University of Utah
2002 Genealogy and Rhetoric No
2002 Against Coincident Entities Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at CUNY Graduate Center

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2001 Emotion as Action and Transformation: A View of Emotion Through the Thought of Sartre and Gordon No
2001 The Question of Human Cloning: Are We Thinking It Through No
2001 Voluntariness with a Vengeance: Miranda and a Modern Alternative No
2001 The Ethics of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Yes (History) Enrolled at Georgia State University
2001 The Philosophy of Henry Suso: A Modern Appraisal No
2001 Pluralism, Religious Freedom, and Fringe Religions in a Liberal Society Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at Washington University; also accepted at University of Virginia
2001 Reliability Theories of Justification and the Notion of Warrant Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at UC-Santa Barbara.

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
2000 A Common Misunderstanding Regarding Criteria and Knowledge of the Sensations of Others in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy Yes (Architecture) Studying architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (support status unknown)
2000 A Prolegomena to Information Ethics No
2000 The Ethical Analysis of Advanced Care Planning in Georgia No
2000 Degrees of Terrorism: An Applied Examination of Terrorism as a Mean to Political Ends No
2000 What Is Wrong With Indeterminate Identity? Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at U Mass-Amherst
2000 Wittgenstein on Grammar and Essence Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at University of Reading (in the UK)
2000 Nelson Goodman’s Theory of Representation No

Year MA Thesis Title Applied to Ph.D. Programs? Comments (all Ph.D. program admissions are with funding unless otherwise noted)
1999 The Intended Audience of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at University of Georgia
1999 A Critique of Chalmers’ Theory of Naturalistic Dualism and the Objections Stemming From Epiphenomenalism No
1999 David Chalmers and the Hard Problem of Consciousness: Criticism from Type-B Materialism No
1999 Mental Physical Logical Supervenience: Ontological Definitions and Analysis of Concepts No
1999 Aristotle’s Method: Fact or Belief Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at University of Calfornia, Davis
1999 Non-Relativist Perspectives and Abortion Disagreements: Considering the Ideas of Bambrough and Stout Yes (Philosophy) Enrolled at University of Tennessee. Currently Lecturer of Philosophy Clayton State University.
1999 Without Prejudice: A Wittgensteinian Approach to Socrates’ “What is F?” Question Yes (Philosophy) Attended Florida State University; currently a tenure-track faculty member at Dickinson College.
1999 Toward A Conception of Moral Agency Based on Unconditional Love, Compassion and Altruism No

 

 
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