Cup of Nirvana Philosophical and Contemplative Explorations


(25) A Philosophical Critique of Empirical Arguments for Postmortem Survival (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

(24) “Is Survival the Best Explanation of the Data of Mediumship?” in Mediumship: Theoretical and Empirical Dimensions (McFarland, 2013).

(23) “A Recent Cumulative Case for Postmortem Survival: Reflections on David Lund’s Persons, Souls, and Death.” Journal of Scientific Exploration (Winter 2013).

(22) Review of Chris Carter, Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death. Rochester: Inner Traditions, 2011. Journal of Parapsychology, 75:1 (October 2011).

(21)A Filosofia da Religiao de Pico della Mirandola” in Pico della Mirandola, editado por M.V. Dougherty and trans. Getulio Schanoski Jr. (Sao Paulo: Madras Editora, 2011). (Portuguese Translation of (12) below).

(20) “Revisiting the ‘Reformed Objection’ to Natural Theology,” European Journal for Philosophy of Religion (November 2009).

(19) “John Calvin” in History of the Philosophy of Religion, ed. Nick Trakakis and Graham Oppy (Oxford University Press, 2009).

(18) “Super-Psi and the Survivalist Interpretation of Mediumship,” the Journal of Scientific Exploration, 23:2 (2009).

(17) “The Contribution of Religious Experience to Dogmatic Theology” in Analytic Theology, ed. Michael Rea and Oliver Crisp (Oxford University Press, 2009).

(16) The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009).

(15) Review of David Fontana, Life Beyond Death: What Should We Expect? London: Watkins Press, 2009.  Journal of Scientific Exploration, 23:3 (2009).

(14) “Defeaters,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (December 2008).

(13) “Reformed Epistemology and the Recontextualizing of Natural Theology” in Philosophy of Religion: Contemporary Practice and Method: New Essays, ed. Rolfe King and David Cheetham (Continuum Press, 2008).

(12) “Pico della Mirandola’s Philosophy of Religion” in Miraculum Est Homo: The Renaissance Philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

(11) Defeating Arguments: A Primer on Argument Defeasibility (Wadsworth Custom Publishing, 2007).

(10) “Reformed Epistemology and Christian Apologetics,” Religious Studies (September 2003).

(9) “Plantinga’s Revision of the Reformed Tradition: Rethinking Our Natural Knowledge of God,” Philosophical Books: Symposium on Warranted Christian Belief, Alvin Plantinga, ed. Anthony Ellis (April 2002).

(8) Review of Stephen K. Moroney, The Noetic Effects of Sin: A Historical and Contemporary Exploration of How Sin Affects Our Thinking, Lexington Books, 2000. Theology Today (January 2002).

(7) “Can Religious Unbelief be Proper Function Rational?” Faith and Philosophy (July 1999)

(6) “The Internalist Character and Evidential Implications of Plantingian Defeaters,” the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (June 1999).

(5) “Proper Basicality and the Evidential Significance of Internalist Defeat: A Proposal for Revising Classical Evidentialism” in The Rationality of Christian Belief (Kluwer Academic Press, 1999). 

(4) “Calvin, Plantinga, and the Natural Knowledge of God: A Response to Beversluis,” Faith and Philosophy (January 1998).

(3) “The Prospects for ‘Mediate’ Natural Theology in John Calvin,” Religious Studies (March 1995). 

(2) “Alstonian Foundationalism and Higher-Level Theistic Evidentialism,” the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (February 1995).

(1) “Bi-Level Evidentialism and Reformed Apologetics,” Faith and Philosophy (July 1994).