Recent Faculty Publications

The quality of the philosophy program at FAU is enhanced by an active research faculty that produces numerous professional publications, both at the national and the international levels. 

Below are listed selected faculty publications from 2019 to 2020.

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For a full list of faculty publications, please consult the faculty CVs that are posted on each faculty member's page, which can be accessed by clicking on the faculty member's name.


Marina P. Banchetti


  • The Chemical Philosophy of Robert Boyle: Mechanicism, Chymical Atoms, and Emergence (Oxford: Oxford University Press) – Link   Link

  • "The Inadequacy of Husserlian Formal Mereology for the Regional Ontology of Quantum Chemical Wholes", in Thomas Seebohm on the Foundation of the Sciences: An Analysis and Critical Appraisal, edited by Thomas Nenon, Series: Contributions to Phenomenology (Dordrecht: Springer, 2020), pp. 135-151 – Link   Link

  • "The Changing Relation Between Atomicity and Elementarity From Lavoisier to Dalton”, in What is a Chemical Element? A Collection of Essays by Chemists, Philosophers, Historians, and Educators, edited by Elena Ghibaudi and Eric Scerri (Oxford: Oxford University Press) – In Press

  • “The Explanatory Significance of Negative-Empirical Concepts in Daniel Sennert’s Experimental Chymistry”, in Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, edited by Jean-Pierre Llored, Synthese Library (Dordrecht: Springer) – Forthcoming

  • "Phenomenological Epistemology and Nanotechnology: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy as Hermeneutic Technics", in Ethics and Chemistry: A Multidisciplinary Investigation, edited by Jean-Pierre Llored (London: World Scientific Publishers) - Forthcoming

  • " La chimie de Robert Boyle et la philosophie contemporaine de la chimie: Rencontre et perspectives", in La chimie, cette inconnue?, edited by Jean-Pierre Llored (Paris: Hermann) - Link


  • "Sull'inadeguatezza della mereologia formale husserliana per l'ontologia regionale degli insiemi chimici", Philosophy Kitchen: Rivista di Filosofia Contemporanea, Vol. 7, No. 11 (September 2019), pp. 95-112 – Link

  • “Mechanism and Chemistry in Early Modern Natural Philosophy”, in Encyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences, edited by Dana Jalobeanu and Charles T. Wolfe (Dordrecht: Springer Nature) – Hard copy and online at Link

  • Review of Jon Perry, Dialogue on Consciousness: Minds, Brains, and Zombies (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2018), Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 42, Issue 2 (June 2019), pp 155-157 – Link

  • “The Function of Microstructure in Boyle’s Chemical Philosophy: ‘Chymical Atoms’ and Structural Explanation”, Foundations of Chemistry, Volume 21, No. 1, pp. 51-59 - Link


Justin Bernstein


  • “Against the Public Goods Conception of Public Health", with Pierce Randal, Public Health Ethics - Forthcoming

  • "The Case for 'Contributory Ethics': or How to Think About Individual Morality in a Time of Global Problems", with Travis Rieder, Ethics, Policy, and Environment - Forthcoming

  • "Building Trust While Influencing Online COVID-19 Content in a Socially Mediated World", with Rupali Limaye, Molly Sauer, Joe Ali, Brian Wahl, Anne Barnhill, and Alain Labrique, The Lancet Digital Health, Vol. 6, pp. 277-278.


  • "Rockland County's Proposed Ban Against Unvaccinated Minors: Balancing Disease Control, Trust, and Liberty", with Taylor Holroyd, Jessica Atwell, Joe Ali, and Rupali Limaye, Vaccine 37, Issue 30, pp. 3393-3395.


Simon Glynn


  • The Economic Logic of Late Capitalism and teh Inevitable Triumph of Socialism (New York: Palgrave) - Forthcoming

  • "The Postmodern Constitution of an Ethics of Empathy", in Anthology of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 14 (Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research) - Forthcoming

  • "Alternative Realities and Why Truly 'There is Nothing Outside the Text'", in Proceedings of the XXIV World Congress of Philosophy (Beijing: Beijing University) - Forthcoming

  • "The Demise of Objective Verification, and the Case for Instrospective Human and Social Sciences", in Proceedings of the XXIV World Congress of Philosophy (Beijing: Beijing University) - Forthcoming

  • "Democracy, Liberalism, Torture, and Extra-Judicial Assassination", in Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy (Ohio: Philosophy Documentation Center) - Forthcoming

  • "The Methodology of the Human and Social Science", in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (Schenzen, China: Atlantis Press) - Forthcoming


Carol S. Gould


  • Aesthetics, Glamour, and Persons (New York: Bloomsbury Press) - Forthcoming

  • "Against the Relativity of Beauty: A Reply to Mock", in Disputations: An Introduction to Philosophical Problems, edited by Steven Cowan (Bloomsbury Press) - Forthcoming

  • "Beauty is Objective", in Disputations: An Introduction to Philosophical Problems, edited by Steven Cowan (Bloomsbury Press) - Forthcoming


Clevis R. Headley


  • Race, Philosophy and Being: Working Through the Contestability of Race and Philosophy (New York: Lexington Books) - Forthcoming

  • George Yancy: A Critical Reader, edited by Clevis Headley (New York: Rowman and Littlefield) - Forthcoming
  • "What Can the Philosophy of Chemistry Contribute to Critical Philosophy of Race: The Case of Phlogiston and Race, Foundations of Chemistry - Forthcoming

  • "James Baldwin's Existential Ontology: On Writing Race, Being, and Existential Philosophy" - Forthcoming


  • "Contextualization and Reconstruction in Mainstream Philosophy: Defending the Relevance and Significance of Philosophy in an Age of Pluralism", Florida Philosophical Review, Volume VXIII, Issue 1 (Spring 2019), pp. 16-38.

  • "Bergson, Senghor, and the Philosophical Foundations of Negritude: Intellect, Intuition, and Knowledge, in Beyond Bergson: Race, Gender and Colonialism, edited by Andrea Pitts and Mark William (New York: SUNY Press), pp. 79-120.

  • "Wilson Harris, the Philosophy of History, and the Sovereignty of the Imagination: A Critical Reply to Duane Edwards", Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 8 (7), pp. 41-46.


Susan Schneider


  • "How to Catch an AI Zombie: Testing for Consciousness in Machines", in Ethics of AI, edited by M. Liao (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • "AI, Brain Enhancement and the Future of the Mind", with Cody Turner, The Oxford Handbook of Ethics of AI (Oxford: Oxford University Press) - Forthcoming
  • "Engineering the Mind: The Scope and Limits of AI Technology", Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Technology, edited by Shannon Vallor (Oxford: Oxford University Press) - Forthcoming
  • "Designing the Mind?", Special issue on varieties of mind, Mind and Language - Forthcoming


  • Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • "Concepts, Symbols, Computation: An Integrative Approach, with Janelle Salisbury, in The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind, edited by M. Sprevak and M. Colombo (New York: Routledge).


Richard M. Shusterman

For more information about Dr. Shusterman's many recent publications, lectures, conference presentations, upcoming events, and other news, please visit his website .