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Philosophy

Nathan Stout

Nate

M.A. in Philosophy from Western Michigan University, 2009
B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from Olivet Nazarene University, 2007

Email
nstout@tulane.edu

Office
Newcomb 107

Phone:
(504) 865-5347

Academic Interests

  • Moral Philosophy
  • Agency and Responsibility
  • Moral Psychology

Personal website
https://sites.google.com/site/npstoutphilosophy/


Publications
Peer Reviewed

  • "Assembling an Army: Considerations for Just War Theory." Journal of Global Ethics, forthcoming.
  • "Conversation, Responsibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorder." Philosophical Psychology, forthcoming.
  • "Autism, Episodic Memory, and Moral Exemplars." Philosophical Psychology, forthcoming.
  • "Reasons-Responsiveness and Moral Responsibility: the Case of Autism." Journal of Ethics, 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10892-016-9218-9
  • "Activity, Inactivity, and Production: Roberts' Commerce Clause Argument." In The Affordable Care Act Decision: Philosophical and Legal Implications, 117-131. Edited by Fritz Allhoff and Mark Hall. New York: Routledge, 2014.
  • "Ticking Bombs and Moral Luck: An Analysis of Ticking Bomb Methodology." Human Rights Review. Vol. 12, No.  4. (2011): 487-504.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Review of Morality in a Natural World: Selected Essays in Metaethics. Metaphilosophy.  Vol 39, No. 4-5. (2008): 690-695.

 Edited Works

  • Guest Editor: Special Issue on the Affordable Care Act.  Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 3 (July, 2013)

 Conference Presentations

  • "Blame Without Relationships: A Challenge for Scanlon," 2016 American Philosophical Association Meeting (Central Division)
  • "Counterfactual Thinking as a Unifying Cognitive Deficit in Autism Spectrum Disorder." Meeting of the Moral Psychology Research Group. New Orleans, LA (November 2014)
  • "Counterfactual Thinking as a Unifying Cognitive Deficit in Autism Spectrum Disorder." Tulane Philosophy Department Research in Progress Colloquium. New Orleans, LA (October 2014)
  • "The Rational Relations View of Responsibility and the Challenge from Alexithymia." 52nd Annual Meeting of the Alabama Philosophical Society. Pensacola, FL (October 2014)
  • "Assembling an Army: Considerations for Just War Theory" Association for Political Theory Annual Conference. Nashville, TN (October 2013).
  • "Autism, Responsibility, and Conversation." 3rd Annual Medical Humanities Conference. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI (September 2013)
  • "Functional Fluency and the Moral Responsibility Exchange." Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Philosophical Society. East Carolina University. Greenville, NC (February 2013)
  • "Can an Individual be Inactive in the Healthcare Market?" 2nd Annual Medical Humanities Conference. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI (September 2012)
  •  "The Torture Memo:  A Philosophical Critique."  10th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Purdue University.  West Lafayette, IN (April 2009)

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