February 2019 Update

As I work on my dissertation I’ve been updating this site to better reflect where my research and writing are going. The bio and description of my work are now a little sharper and the list of publications has been updated with some more recent details. Under the ‘About’ section above I’ve also included a… Continue reading February 2019 Update

August 2018 Update

For those who keep an eye on this page, or if you’re curious about my academic work and end up here, I tend to post updates on my research and writing every few months. The past school year has been busy, and over the past few months I have finished up my exams and moved… Continue reading August 2018 Update

April 2018 Update

For those who watch this space, here’s an update on my research and writing over the past few months, and looking ahead to the summer. My edition of Robert Friedmann’s book, Design for Living was released at the end of November 2017, and is now available for purchase online. At some point this coming Fall I… Continue reading April 2018 Update

Critique of Metaphysical Violence

“Critique of Metaphysical Violence,” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue canadienne de philosophie (2017): 1-38. DOI: 10.1017/S0012217317000737 (pdf) This study bridges secular philosophical perspectives and Christian theological perspectives by showing how the critique of metaphysical violence is common to certain representatives of both parties. By examining specifically metaphysical, and therefore epistemologically significant, ways of critiquing violence, this… Continue reading Critique of Metaphysical Violence

Identity, Ontology, and the Two

“Identity, Ontology, and the Two / Идентитет, онтологија, и две,” Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender, and Culture. Vol. 13 (2016-2017): 101-136. English & Macedonian. Trans. Jordan Šišovski. The following investigation examines the ontological concept of identity through the perspectives of several contemporary European philosophers, specifically attending to the critique of binary thinking contained within their… Continue reading Identity, Ontology, and the Two

Postsecular History

“Postsecular History: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion and the Seventeenth Century Dutch Collegiant Movement,” Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 46/3 (September 2017): 406-432. DOI: 10.1177/0008429817701707 This study provides a particular historical reading of the postsecular moment. In an effort to problematize and historicize the claims of both the secular and the postsecular, this study draws a connecting line… Continue reading Postsecular History

Mennonite Metaphysics?

“Mennonite Metaphysics? Exploring the Philosophical Aspects of Mennonite Theology from Pacifist Epistemology to Ontological Peace” Mennonite Quarterly Review 91/3 (July 2017): 403-421. “There is a certain antithesis between being philosophical and being Mennonite.” – Ralph C. Kauffman (1943) This study traces the history of the relationship between Mennonite theology and philosophy from its early stages in the… Continue reading Mennonite Metaphysics?