Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Philosophy Faculty.


Submissions from 2020

On Moral Ignorance and Mistakes of Fact: a Response to Harman, C. E. Abbate

Animal Rights and the Duty to Harm, C.E. Abbate


Meat Eating and Moral Responsibility: Exploring the Moral Distinctions between Meat Eaters and Puppy Torturers, C.E. Abbate


Nonculpably Ignorant Meat Eaters & Epistemically Unjust Meat Producers, C.E. Abbate Dr.

The Epistemology of Meat-Eating, C.E. Abbate

Valuing Animals as They Are—Whether They Feel it or Not, C.E. Abbate

Animal Rights and the Duty to Harm: When to be a Harm Causing Deontologist, Cheryl Abbate

It's Not Just a Personal Preference: Racialized Discrimination in the Tinder Context, Cheryl C.E. Abbate

How to Help when it Hurts: ACT Individually (and in Groups), Cheryl E. Abbate

Meat Eating and Moral Responsibility: Exploring the Moral Distinctions between Meat Eaters and Puppy Torturers, Cheryl E. Abbate

Regions of Force: Peirce, Frege, Carroll, and Bilateral Proof Trees, Dave Beisecker

The Effect of Organizational Virtues on IT Security Policy Compliance, Shuktika Chatterjee, Sutirtha Chatterjee, and Dora Chatterjee


Commentary on: Mark Weinstein’s “Warranting Evidence in Diverse Evidentiary Settings”, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Facts and Fictions, Insights and Oversights in Galileo’s Early Biographies (Essay Review of Stefano Gattei’s On the Life of Galileo), Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Vincenzo Galilei’s Musicology and Galileo’s Science: Methodological Comparison and Contrast, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Kant, God and Metaphysics: The Secret Thorn, David Forman

Can We Learn About Real Social Worlds From Fictional Ones, Todd Jones

Is It All Because of a Story?, Todd Jones

Defending Representation Realism, William Ramsey

Latin American and Latinx Philosophy: A Collaborative Introduction, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Maternity and Migration, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Replies to My Interlocutors, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Settler State Borders and the Question of Indigenous Immigrant Identity, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Settler‐State Borders and the Question of Indigenous Immigrant Identity, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice, Amy Reed-Sandoval

Who Doesn’t Love a Taco? “Taste the Nation” & the Problem With Neoliberal Immigrant Rights Activism, Amy Reed-Sandoval and Ivan Sandoval-Cervantes

Submissions from 2019


A Defense of Free-Roaming Cats from a Hedonist Account of Feline Well-being, C. E. Abbate

Veganism, (Almost) Harm-Free Animal Flesh, and Nonmaleficence: Navigating Dietary Ethics in an Unjust World, C.E. Abbate


Don’t Demean “Invasives”: Conservation and Wrongful Species Discrimination, C. E. Abbate and Bob Fischer

Denial Has Its Consequences: Peirce's Bilateral Semantics, Dave Beisecker

Logic Beyond the Looking Glass, David Beisecker

On Peter Olen's Wilfrid Sellars and the Foundations of Normativity, David Beisecker

Copernicus Banned: The Entangled Matter of the Anti-Copernican Decree of 1616, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

On Trial for Reason: Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Review of Alberto A. Martínez’s Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Samuelson on the Fallacy of Composition in Economics: A Woodsian Critique, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Le Procès de Galilée: Faits et Enjeux, à l’Epoque et Aujourd’Hui, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Two-Sided Trees for Sentential Logic, Predicate Logic and Sentential Modal Logic, Jesse Fitts and David Beisecker

The Paradox of Fact from Fiction: What Fiction Can and Can’t Teach Us About the Real World, Todd Jones

Will Students Gain Knowledge of the World by Reading Fiction?, Todd Jones

Intuitions as Evidence Facilitators, William Ramsey

Disability and the Decolonial Turn: Perspectives from the Americas, Amy Reed-Sandoval and Roberto Sirvent

Rewriting Contemporary Political Philosophy with Plato and Aristotle: An Essay on Eudaimonic Politics, Paul Schollmeier

Submissions from 2014

The Trial of Galileo: Essential Documents, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Submissions from 2013

Meta-Argumentation: An Approach to Logic and Argumentation Theory, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Submissions from 2011


Review: Stich and His Critics, By Bishop and Murphy, William M. Ramsey

Stich and his Critics, William M. Ramsey

Submissions from 2010

Defending Copernicus and Galileo: Critical Reasoning in the Two Affairs, Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Submissions from 2007

Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992, Maurice A. Finocchiaro