Research

I am currently working on a number of projects concerning the rationality of romantic love, emotions, sentiments, syndromes, and implicit biases as well as emotions and social justice. I am also interested in neo-sentimentalism as a framework for thinking about values.

Publications

Forthcoming (2021). “Vices of Friendship” with Berit Brogaard. In A. Pismenny & B. Brogaard (Eds.), The Moral Psychology of Love. Rowman and Littlefield

2021. “The Amorality of Romantic Love”. In R. Fedock, M. Kühler, and R. Rosenhagen (Eds.), Love, Justice, and Autonomy: Philosophical Perspectives (pp. 23-42). Routledge.

2018. “The erotic as a value”. (Published in French as “L’Érotisme”. In English here.) with Ronald de Sousa. In J. Deonna, & E. Tieffenbach (Eds.), A Small Treatise on Values (Petit Traité des Valeurs) (pp. 132-139). Paris: Editions d’Ithaque

2017. “Is love an emotion?” with Jesse Prinz. In C. Grau & A. Smuts (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook Of Philosophy Of Love. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press 

Edited Book

Forthcoming (2021). The Moral Psychology of Love, co-edited with Berit Brogaard as part of the Moral Psychology of Emotions series by Mark Alfano, Rowman & Littlefield

Book Reviews

Forthcoming (2021). Boredom and Its Values: Comments on Andreas Elpidorou’s Propelled: How Boredom, Frustration, and Anticipation Lead Us to the Good Life (2020). Journal of Philosophy of Emotion.

2020. Review of The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy. Martin, A. M. (2019). Routledge. Metapsychology Online Reviews 24(20).

Doctoral Dissertation

The Syndrome of Romantic Love (2018) New York: City University of New York, The Graduate Center. Advisor: Jesse Prinz