Here you can read about some of what I've been thinking and writing. (Publication titles are poorly-colored hyperlinks.)

Publications on Understanding 


Publications on Explanation 


Publications on Transformative Experience


Publication on Explanation and Learning


  • “Abstracting Structural Explanations”
  • “Authentic MDMA Highs”
  • “Did he Hallucinate Because he has Scizophrena? The Explanatory Power of Mental Disorder Categories“ (co-authored with J. Gleason and T. Lombrozo)
  • “Evidence and Accuracy in Transformative Decisions”
  • “Meta-Transformative Experiences and the Daredevil Effect”
  • “Understanding is EESEE” (co-authored with T. Lombrozo, undergoing a revise and resubmit at Mind & Language)

Works in Progress/Under Review: Ask for Drafts!


  • Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Science (co-editing with Richard Samuels. (Under contract with Bloomsbury Press)
  • Simple Understanding: Understanding, Explanation, and How We Think About the World. (Under contract with Synthese Library)

Books