Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations

Popular publications

Selected scholarly publications

  • “Socrates’ Moral Impiety and Its Role at the Trial: A Reading of Euthyphro 6a.”  Polis: The Journal of the Society for Greek Political Thought, 30(1), 2013: 30-48
  • “Trusting the Divine Voice: Socrates and His Daimonion.” Apeiron, 2012, 45(1), 32-49.
  • “A Religious Revolution? How Socrates Undermined the Practice of Sacrifice.” Ancient Philosophy, 2011, 31:2. 261-274.
  •  Loving the Fine: Goodness and Happiness in Aristotle's Ethics. Notre Dame: Notre Dame UP, 2006.
  • Editor. The Stranger’s Religion: Fascination and Fear. Boston University Studies in Philosophy and Religion. Vol. 25. Notre Dame: Notre Dame UP, 2004.
  • Editor.  Promise and Peril: The Paradox of Religion as Resource and Threat.  Boston University Studies in Philosophy and Religion .  Vol. 24.  Notre Dame: Notre Dame UP, 2003.

Selected recent presentations

  • “Yoga and Meditation in the Philosophy Classroom.” Wellness in Asian Traditions of Theory and Practice. Asian Studies Development Program 25th annual conference, Nashville, TN, March 2019.
  • “Learning to Listen: Why Western Philosophy Needs Contemplative Practices,” D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership Conference on Contemplation, Viterbo University, April 2018.
  • “Trusting the Daimonion: Faith and Reason in the Case of Socrates,” Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Religion, Reason and Faith workshop, September 2017, University of Ottawa.
  • “Escaping The Analects: Why We Need to Teach More Contemporary Asian Texts,” APA Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies panel at the Central American Philosophical Association meeting, Kansas City, MI, March 2017.
  • “Using Meditation to Help Us Teach the Bhagavad-Gita,” Teaching Religion panel at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 2016.
  • “Integrating Hatha Yoga and Indian Philosophy in a College Course” (Poster presentation), with Kristy Kuhn and Rachel Santos.  The 8th Annual Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Conference, Amherst, MA, October 2016.
  • “How Can We Critique What We Haven’t Understood? Teaching Cross-cultural Philosophy in Introductory Classes.” Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy panel at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2015.