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Errol Lord

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D. Princeton

Research Interests

Ethical Theory (metaethics, normative ethics, practical reason), Epistemology, Philosophy of Action, Aesthetics, Moral Psychology

Selected Publications

For more see my website here.

      The Importance of Being Rational, forthcoming from Oxford University Press

"How to Learn about Aesthetics and Morality Through Acquaintance and Testimony" provisionally forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Metaethics

"What You're Rationally Required to Do and What You Ought to Do (Are the Same Thing!)" forthcoming in Mind

"On the Intellectual Conditions for Responsibility: Acting for the Right Reasons, Conceptualization, and Credit" forthcoming in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

"Prime Time (for the Basing Relation)" forthcoming in New Essays on the Basing Relation, edited by J. Adam Carter and Patrick Bondy

Weighing Reasons (co-edited with Barry Maguire), 2016, Oxford University Press 

"On the Rational Power of Aesthetic Testimony" 2016 British Journal of Aesthetics

"Defeating the Externalist's Demons" forthcoming in The New Evil Demon: Essays on Knowledge, Justification, and Rationality, Oxford University Press

"The Explanatory Problem for Cognitivism about Practical Reason" forthcoming in Normativity: Practical and Epistemic, Oxford University Press

"Justifying Partiality" 2016, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice

"Acting for the Right Reasons, Abilities, and Obligations," 2015, Oxford Studies in Metaethics v. 10

"The Real Symmetry Problem(s) for Wide-Scope Accounts of Rationality," 2014, Philosophical Studies

"An Opinionated Guide to the Weight of Reasons" (with Barry Maguire), forthcoming in Weighing Reasons, Oxford University Press

"Epistemic Reasons, Evidence, and Defeaters," forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity, Oxford University Press

"The Coherent and the Rational," Analytic Philosophy, 2014, 55, 2

"From Independence to Conciliationism: An Obituary," Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2014, 92, 2

"Violating Requirements, Exiting from Requirements, and the Scope of Rationality," The Philosophical Quarterly, 2011, 61, 243

"Having Reasons and the Factoring Account," Philosophical Studies, 2010, 149, 3

"Dancy on Acting for the Right Reasons," Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy, 2008

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