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"Forms as Simple and Individual Grounds of Things’ Natures,”  Metaphysics 1(1):1–11 (2018).

Review of Unbelievable Errors: An Error Theory about All Normative Judgments, by Bart Streumer, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2018.1.18.

“Hylomorphism and our Knowledge of Value,” in Being, Goodness, and Truth: Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics, volume 16, Alex Hall (ed.), (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019), pp. 78-90.

“Aristotle’s Formal Identity of Intellect and Object: A Solution to the Problem of Modal Epistemology,” Ancient Philosophy Today: Dialogoi 1(2019):84-107. DOI: 10.3366/anph.2019.0006.

“Thermal Substances: A Neo-Aristotelian Ontology for the Quantum World,” Synthese (2019). https://rdcu.be/bQvZA.https://doi.org/10.5334/met.4

Hylomorphic Escalation: A Hylomorphic Interpretation of Quantum Thermodynamics and Chemistry,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly   92(2018):159-78.
“The Many World Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: A Hylomorphic Critique and Alternative,” in Robert C. Koons, William Simpson, and Nicholas Teh (eds.), Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives on Modern Science (Routledge, 2018), pp. 61-104.

“Against Emergent Individualism,” in Blackwell Companion to Dualism, J. P. Moreland, Jonathan Loose, Angus Menuge (eds.), (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming).

Table of Contents, The Atlas of Reality: A Comprehensive Guide to Metaphysics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017).

 “Must a Functionalist be an Aristotelian?” with Alexander R. Pruss, in Causal Powers Jonathan Jacobs (ed.), (Oxford University Press, 2017).

 “The Epistemological and Ontological Superiority of Hylomorphism,” Synthese doi:10.1007/s11229-016-1295-6

“Staunch vs. Faint-hearted Hylomorphism: Toward an Aristotelian Account of Composition,” Res Philosophica 91 (2014):1-27.

“Epistemically Vague Boundaries without Margins of Error,” in On the Sorites Paradox, Otavio Bueno (ed.), (Springer, 2015).

“Epistemological Problems with Materialism,” in The Waning of Materialism, edited by Robert C. Koons and George Bealer (Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2010), pp. 281-308.

 “Does the Universe Have a Cause?” in Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion, 2nd edition, Raymond VanArragon and Michael Peterson (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.

“The Grim Reaper Kalām Argument: From Temporal and Causal Finitism to God,” in The Kalām Argument, William L. Craig and Paul Copan (eds.), London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming.

“Aristotle, God, and the Quantum,” in Knowing Creation, Andrew Torrance (ed.), Zondervan Academic, forthcoming.

"The Argument from Intuition," in Two Dozen (or so) Arguments for God: The Plantinga Project, eds. Jerry L. Walls and Trent Dougherty (Oxford University Press, expected 2017).

“Divine Persons as Relational Qua Objects,” Religious Studies
54(3), 337-357. doi:10.1017/S0034412518000227.

“A New Kalam Argument: Revenge of the Grim Reaper,” Philosophical Theology and the Christian Tradition: Russian and Western Perspectives, David Bradshaw (ed.) (Washington, DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2012), pp. 107-22.

“St. Thomas Aquinas on Intelligent Design,” with Logan Paul Gage, Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 85 (2011):79-97.

“God’s Existence,” in Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives on Metaphysics, Daniel D. Novotny and Lukas Novak (eds.). (Oxford: Routledge, 2013), pp. 247-68.

“Ways Two and Three: Thomas Aquinas on the Intelligibility of Being,”"Epistemological Foundations for the Cosmological Argument," in: Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, Volume 1, edited by Jonathan Kvanvig (Oxford, 2008).

“Reason and Religion,” in The Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, edited by Graham Oppy (New York: Routledge, 2015).

"Review of Logic and Theism, by J. Howard Sobel," Faith and Philosophy 23(2006):356-60.

Science and Theism: Concord, not Conflict. In The Rationality of Theism, edited by Paul Copan and Paul K. Moser, Routledge, 2003.

Dual Agency: A Thomistic Account of Divine Providence and Human Freedom, Philosophia Christi 4(2002): 397-410.

Defeasible Reasoning, Special Pleading and the Cosmological Argument (Gifford Conference, University of Aberdeen, May 25-29, 2000).

The Incompatibility of Naturalism and Scientific Realism.  In Naturalism: A Critical Appraisal, edited by J. P. Moreland and William Lane Craig (Routledge, UK, 2000).

 “Faith, Probability, and Infinite Passion,” Faith and Philosophy 10:145-160 (April, 1993).

“Natural Law, the Moral Imagination, and Prudent Exceptions,” in The Historical Mind: Humanistic Renewal in a Post-Constitutional Age, Ryan Holston and Justin Garrison, eds. (Albany: SUNY Press, 2018).

"Can Virtue be Taught? Western Civilization and Moral Formation," in Western Civilization and the Academy, Bradley C. S. Watson (ed.) (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).

“The Metaphysics of Property: Relations of Ownership as Social Practices,” in Eigentum/Private Property (Soziale Orientierung Band 22), William A. Frank (ed.) (Berlin: Duncker & Hubmlot, 2013), pp. 73-90.

“The Modest College and the Imperial University,” in The Culture of Immodesty in American Life and Culture: The Modest Republic, Michael Federici, Richard Gamble and Mark Mitchell (eds.) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
“Dark Satanic Mills of Miseducation,” Humanitas 21(2011):134-150.

The War of the Three Humanisms: Irving Babbitt and the Revival of Classical Learning Modern Age 52(2010): 198-207.

“Objects of Intention: A Hylomorphic Critique of the New Natural Law Theory,” with Matthew B. O’Brien, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2012): 655-703.

“Eros and Agape Revisited: Reconciling Classical Eudaemonism with Christian Love,” invited chapter for Political Philosophy and the Claims of Faith, Paul De Hart and Carson Halloway (eds.) (Northern Illinois University, expected 2013).