Papers and Talks:

The Sole Possible Proving Ground for a Demonstration of God’s Existence in the Development of the Critique of Pure Reason”, accepted for presentation at the 2013 UK Kant Society Annual Conference “Kant’s Philosophy of Religion”. (Unable to Attend)

“The Supersensible Ground of Nature” and “The Moral Proof of God’s Existence”, Representations of Life: Colloquium on Kant’s Critique of Teleological Judgment, Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT, September 27th 2011

International Symposium“Kant’s Relation to Biological Theories of Preformation”, International Symposium on Kant’s Theory of Biology,  Tübingen, Germany, December 3rd-5th 2010

“Ontology and Rational Methodology: Kant’s Critical Approach to the Order of Nature”, presented at Villanova University, January 2007

“Establishing Natural History as a Science: Generation and Classification in Kant’s Natural Philosophy”, presented at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, March 2005, and the Eleventh Quadrennial Congress of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, August 2003

“Kant’s Attempt to Establish Natural History as a Science”, presented at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Graduate Philosophy Conference, April 2003

“Kant on the Necessary Order of Nature”, presented at Third Annual Meeting of the Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy at Emory University, January 2002

“Organism and Teleology in Kant’s ‘Der einzig mögliche Beweisgrund …’”, presented at Graduate Colloquium at Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany, February 2001

“Organism and Teleology in Kant’s Natural Philosophy”, presented at the First American Workshop of the  Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy at SUNY Stony Brook, April 2000

“Kant and the Rational Ordering of Nature”, presented at the State University of New York at Stony Brook conference, Is the Subject Still Dead, September 1999

“Kant on the Material Ground of Possibility: From the Only Possible Argument to the Critique of Pure Reason“, with Eric Watkins, presented at the Southeastern Seminar for Early Modern Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, November 1997, and at the Emory University Friday Philosophy Forum, February 1998

“Kant’s Refutation of Material Idealism”, presented at the Ninth International Kant Congress, Berlin, March 2000, and the University of Kentucky Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, March 1998

Workshops and Conference Sessions:


“Scholarship as Public Practice: Cultivating a Digital Scholarly Community”, with Christopher P. Long, Keystone Digital Humanities Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 22-24, 2015

“Reimagining Scholarly Publishing and the Public Philosophy Journal”, with Bill Hart-Davidson, Dean Rehberger, and Ethan Watrall, HASTAC 2015, East Lansing, MI, May 27-30, 2015

Badging the Road to Digitally Literate Teaching in Philosophy“, with Kate Miffitt,  2015 TLT Symposium, Penn State University, University Park, PA, March 21, 2015

Designing Collaboration and Pedagogy into a Network for Digital Scholarship and Public Deliberation”, with Kris Klotz, Christopher P. Long, Andre Avilez, Bill Hart-Davidson, and Dean Rehberger, Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference, Lewisburg, PA, November 15, 2015

Experimental Scholarly Publishing: Building New Models with Distributed Communities of Practice“, 2014 DLF Forum, Atlanta, GA, October 28, 2014

Public Philosophy Journal“, with Christopher P. Long, Poster Presentation at DH 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 7-12, 2014

Publishing in a Digital Age“, with Christopher P. Long, Andre Avilez, and Kris Klotz, 2014 TLT Symposium, Penn State University, University Park, PA, March 22, 2014

Public Philosophy Journal: Performing Philosophy as Publication”, with Christopher P. Long, 2013 Advancing Public Philosophy Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 14-16 2013

Public Philosophy Journal” with Christopher P. Long, Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University, February 15-16, 2013

“Ideas for an Open Access, Open Peer Review Journal in Philosophy” with Christopher P. Long, Fall 2012 Liberal Arts Scholarship and Technology Summit, University Park, PA, August 16, 2012

“Teaching with Technology in the Liberal Arts” with Veena Raman, 2012 TLT Symposium, Penn State University, University Park, PA, March 24, 2012

“Social Media Ethics” with Veena Raman and Vance Ricks, Advancing Public Philosophy Conference, Washington D.C., October 6-8, 2011


“Organisms and Metaphysics: Kant’s first Herder Review” by Rachel Zuckert, Northwestern University, International Symposium on Kant’s Theory of Biology, Tübingen, Germany, December 3rd-5th 2010

“A priori Intuition and the Body: Rethinking Kant’s Doctrine of Space and Time” by Matthew Rukgaber, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, One Hundred Third Annual Meeting of the Eastern Division of the  American Philosophical Association, December 30, 2006, Washington, D.C