Department of Philosophy
Tyler Doggett is most interested in ethics, philosophy of mind, early modern philosophy and metaphysics.
Some of his publications include:
“Wanting Things You Don’t Want” (co-written with Andy Egan), Philosophers’ Imprint vol. 7, no. 9
“Why Kamm's and Scanlon's Arguments Against Taurek Don't Work,” The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy vol. 3, no. 3
“Why Leibniz Believes Descartes Was Wrong and the Scholastics Were Right,” Philosophical Studies149: 1-18
“Does Nagel’s Footnote 11 Solve the Mind-Body Problem?” (co-written with Daniel Stoljar), forthcoming in Philosophical Issues
“How We Feel About Terrible, Non-existent Mafiosi” (co-written with Andy Egan), forthcoming in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
“Saving the Few," forthcoming in Nous
“Recent Work on the Ethics of Self-Defense,” forthcoming in Philosophy Compass
Professor Doggett mostly teaches ethics courses, including an introductory-level class on ethics and food, an intermediate-level class on the ethics of killing various things, and an advanced class on metaethics.