My PhD thesis ‘Feeling Reasons: How emotions explain action’ is available through the Kings Research Portal, here.
- 2019. ‘The dictates of conscience: Can they justify conscientious refusals in healthcare contexts?’, The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 28:2, 303-315. DOI: 10.1017/S0963180119000112.
- 2018. ‘Emotionally guiding our actions’, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 48:1, 43-64. DOI: 10.1080/00455091.2017.1334440.
- 2018. ‘How emotions do not provide reasons to act’, Philosophia 46:3, 555-574. DOI 10.1007/s11406-017-9896-y.
- 2016. ‘A defence of Wiredu’s project of conceptual decolonisation’, South African Journal of Philosophy 35: 235-248. DOI: 10.1080/02580136.2016.1176349. (Reprinted as a book chapter in Etieyibo, ed. 2018.)
- 2018. ‘A defence of Wiredu’s project of conceptual decolonisation’ (reprinted 2016 journal article). In Edwin Etieyibo, ed. Decolonisation, Africanisation and the Philosophy Curriculum. Routledge, 19-32.
- 2016. Review of Martha Nussbaum (2016), Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice. [Oxford: Oxford University Press.] Philosophical Papers 45: 335-341. DOI: 10.1080/05568641.2016.1199173
- 2014. Review of Tim Crane (2014), Aspects of Psychologism. [Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.] Journal of Consciousness Studies 21:11-12, pp. 158-164.
Op-eds and public engagement pieces
- 2019. With Benjamin Rosman, ‘Towards Africa taking joint ownership of Artificial Intelligence’, In On Africa, 13 March. Available at: https://www.inonafrica.com/2019/03/13/towards-africa-taking-joint-ownership-of-artificial-intelligence/
- 2017. ‘The rational value of political anger’, History of Emotions #BadFeelings week, 7 June. Available at: https://emotionsblog.history.qmul.ac.uk/2017/06/the-rational-value-of-political-anger/
- 2016. ‘Emotional actions’, Imperfect Cognitions, 12 April. Available at: http://imperfectcognitions.blogspot.com/2016/04/emotional-actions.html
- 2014. With Desirée Lim. ‘For Whom Does the Silence Roar? An ethical analysis of the sterilisation of cognitively disabled women‘, Dialogue (March). [Invited co-contributor for Women’s Month special edition of King’s College London Politics Society journal.]
Talks and Presentations
Invited plenary speaker
- June 2019. ‘Moving between frustration and anger: Punishing, empowering, but not trusting’. Emotions and Punishment. University of Canterbury, UK.
- March 2019. With Benjamin Rosman. ‘Applying a principle of explicability to AI research in Africa: Should we do it?’ Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) Symposium. University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
- December 2018. ‘Modulating emotions in moral enhancement.’ International Conference on Applied Ethics (ICAE). University of Kyoto, Japan.
- October 2018. ‘More or less informed consent’. With Prof. Lucy Allais. Southern African HIV Clinicians Society conference, South Africa.
- May 2017. ‘Anger.’ Negative Emotions: The good, the bad and the ugly. CISA, University of Geneva, Switzerland.
- May 2017. ‘Emotional thinking.’ Feeling Reasons: The role of emotions in reasoning, University of Edinburgh, UK.
- March 2016. ‘Profile of an angry inquirer.’ APA Pacific Division Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
- September 2015. ‘Taking anger seriously.’ Spring Colloquium, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
- 2015. ‘Bridging the Emotional Gap: the attitudinal theory of emotions and justification’.
- July: Poster at the International Society on Research on Emotion (ISRE), University of Geneva, Switzerland.
- July: Paper at the European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions (EPSSE), University of Edinburgh, UK.
- July 2015. ‘The frightening’s not always fearful; or, an examination of the formal object of emotion’. Joint Session, University of Warwick, UK.
- July 2014. ‘Guiding action by emotion’. EPSSE, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
- May 2013. ‘Feeling Reasons: How emotions explain action’. Berkeley-London Graduate Conference, UC Berkeley, USA.
- September 2012. ‘The rationalising potential of emotions’. SOPhiA 3rd Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy, University of Salzburg, Austria.
- September 2012. ‘How emotions do not provide reasons to act’. British Postgraduate Philosophy Association (BPPA) Annual Conferences, University of Edinburgh, UK.
- June 2012. ‘Greenspan and emotions as critical reasons’. Open Minds VII Graduate Conference in Philosophy, University of Manchester, UK.
- February 2012. ‘Why we should look closer at the role of emotions in the explanation of rational action’. London Graduate Spring Conference, Institute of Philosophy, UK.
- January 2009. ‘What’s really disgusting’. Philosophy Society of South Africa (PSSA) Annual Conference, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
- January 2008. ‘Wiredu and the problem of relativism’. PSSA Annual Conferences, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Papers at workshops
- April 2013. ‘Feeling Reasons: How emotions explain action’. Georgetown University Philosophy Conference on Reasons and Reasoning, Georgetown University, USA.
- May 2012. ‘Feeling’s One’s Reasons: The rationalising potential of emotions’. It Feels Good! Workshop on Moral Emotions, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.
- April 2017. ‘Affectivity and the rationalisation of emotional actions’. Thumos Seminar. CISA, University of Geneva.
- September 2016. ‘A defence of anger’. Thumos Seminar. CISA, University of Geneva.
- February 2016. ‘Profile of an angry inquirer’. Hoernlé Seminar. Philosophy Department, University of the Witwatersrand.
- March 2015. ‘Emotions, Reasons and Action’. For the postgraduate seminar. Philosophy Department, University of the Witwatersrand.
- October 2012. ‘Ways of Seeing: emotion and reason’. Advanced Research Seminar. Department of Philosophy, King’s College London.
- February 2012. ‘Why we should look closer at the role of emotions in explaining action’. Advanced Research Seminar. Department of Philosophy, King’s College London.
- February 2011. ‘How to explain the intentionality of emotions noncognitively’. First-Year Research Seminar. Department of Philosophy, King’s College London
- February 2014. Response to Johannes Himmelreich (LSE) ‘Who is responsible for commanded killings?’, London Graduate Spring Conferences, Institute of Philosophy, UK.