Selected Papers

The pdf-files are drafts or uncorrected proofs or, with the permission of publishing houses, corrected proofs or final versions. If you plan to refer to one of these papers, please consult the official versions or me. Comments are very welcome.

The Agency of the World: Causation in Stoic Physics, forthcoming in Ancient Biology and Cosmology, ed. Ricardo Salles (podcast from presentation at the University of Oxford, abstract, and handout).

Love and Hatred, co-authored with Jens Haas, forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy, ed. Adrienne Martin (draft coming soon).

Plato on Hunger and Thirst, forthcoming in Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 20 (abstract, pdf).

What is Hedonism? forthcoming in Pain and Pleasure in Classical Antiquity, ed. William Harris (draft, pdf).

Who You Are Is What You Eat: Food in Ancient Thought, forthcoming in Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, eds. Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, Tyler Doggett (penultimate draft, pdf).

All Sense-Perceptions are True: Epicurean Responses to Skepticism and Relativism, Lucretius and Modernity, eds. Jacques Lezra and Lisa Blake, 2016 (pdf).

Imagining Good Future States: Hope and Truth in Plato’s Philebus, in On the Psyche, Festschrift for Christopher Gill, eds. Richard Seaford, John Wilkins and Matthew Wright, Oxford University Press, 2016 (penultimate draft, pdf).

Ignorance and Investigation, co-authored with Jens Haas, Routledge International Handbook on Ignorance, eds. Matthias Gross and Linsey McGoey, 2015 (pdf).

Taking the Same Things Seriously and Not Seriously: A Stoic Proposal on Value and the Good, ed. David Suits, Epictetus, 2014 (pdf).

Plato on Madness and the Good Life, ed. William Harris, Mental Illness in Antiquity, Leiden 2013, 177–192 (pdf).

Appearances and Assent: Sceptical Belief Reconsidered, The Classical Quarterly 62 (2012): 648–663 (pdf).

The Aims of Sceptical Investigation, ed. Diego Machuca, Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy, Dordrecht 2011, 33–50 (pdf).

Why Pleasure Gains Fifth Rank: Against the Anti-Hedonist Interpretation of the Philebus, St. Augustine 2010, 250–255 (pdf).

Belief and Investigation in Plato’s Republic, Plato 9 (2009).

Sons of the Earth: Are the Stoics Metaphysical Brutes? Phronesis 54, 2009, 136–154 (pdf).

Duties to Others: Demands and Limits, ed. Monika Betzler, Kant’s Doctrine of Virtue, Berlin 2008, 219–243 (pdf).

The Good is Benefit: On the Stoic Definition of the Good, Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Leiden 2008, 155–174 (pdf).

Anger, Present Injustice, and Future Revenge in Seneca’s De Ira, eds. K. Volk and W. Gareth, New Developments in Seneca Studies, Leiden 2006, 57–74 (pdf).

Skeptische Suche und das Verstehen von Begriffen, eds. Christof Rapp and Tim Wagner, Wissen und Bildung in der antiken Philosophie, Stuttgart 2006, 325–339 (pdf).

Die frühe stoische Theorie des Werts, eds. Ch. Schröer and F.-J. Bormann, Abwägende Vernunft, Berlin 2004, 61–77 (pdf).