Publications

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A. Books

  1. Rik Peels. (2017). Responsible Belief: A Theory in Ethics and Epistemology (New York: Oxford University Press).

  2. Rik Peels, ed. (2017). Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy (Oxford: Routledge). Contributions by Larry Alexander, Marcia Baron, Don Fallis, Alexander Guerrero, Sven Ove Hansson, Elinor Mason, Seumas Miller, Martin Peterson, Carolina Sartorio, Holly Smith, and Michael Zimmermann

  3. Rik Peels and Martijn Blaauw, eds. (2017). The Epistemic Dimensions of Ignorance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Contributions by Martijn Blaauw and Jeroen van den Hoven, Michael Blome-Tillman, Berit Brogaard, Jessica Brown, Miranda Fricker, Jennifer Lackey, Pierre Le Morvan, Rik Peels, Justin McBryer, José Medina, Nikolaj Nottelmann, Erik Olsson and Carlo Proietti, and Duncan Pritchard

  4. Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels, and René van Woudenberg, eds. (2018). Scientism: A Philosophical Exposition and Evaluation (New York: Oxford University Press). Contributions by Jeroen de Ridder and René van Woudenberg, Ian Kidd, Hilary Kornblith, James Ladyman, Onora O’Neill, Alyssa Ney, Rik Peels, Alvin Plantinga, Alex Rosenberg, and Mikael Stenmark


 B. Articles


  1. Rik Peels. (2018). “Response to Zimmerman, Steup, Booth, and Kalis & Schaubroeck”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, forthcoming
  2. Rik Peels. (2018). “Précis”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, forthcoming
  3. Rik Peels. (2018). “Reply to Goldberg, Levy, Kulp, and Rossi”, Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming
  4. Rik Peels. (2018). “Introduction” Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming
  5. René van Woudenberg and Rik Peels. (2017). “The Metaphysics of Degrees”, European Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming
  6. Rik Peels. (2017). “Responsible Belief and Epistemic Justification”, Synthese, forthcoming
  7. Rik Peels. (2017). “Ten Reasons to Embrace Scientism”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science A 63, 11-21
  8. Rik Peels. (2016). “The Empirical Case against Introspection”, Philosophical Studies 173.9, 2461-2485
  9. Rik Peels. (2016). “Is Science like a Crossword Puzzle? Foundherentist Conceptions of Scientific Warrant”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46.1, 81-101
  10. Rik Peels. (2015). “Let’s Bite the Bullet on Deontological Epistemic Justification: A Response to Robert Lockie”, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 4.12, 42-49
  11. Rik Peels. (2015). “Believing at Will Is Possible”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93.3, 524-541
  12. Rik Peels. (2015). “Does God Have a Sense of Humor?”, Faith and Philosophy 32.3, 271-292
  13. Rik Peels. (2015). “A Modal Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck”, American Philosophical Quarterly 52.1, 73-87
  14. "Against Doxastic Compatibilism", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89.3 (2014), 679-702
  15. "What Kind of Ignorance Excuses? Two Neglected Issues", Philosophical Quarterly 64.256 (2014), 478-496

  16. "Hume's Law Violated?", The Journal of Value Inquiry 48.3 (2014), 449-455

  17. “Why Responsible Belief Is Permissible Belief”, with Anthony Booth, Analytic Philosophy 55.1 (2014), 75-88

  18. “Are Naturalism and Moral Realism Incompatible?”, Religious Studies 50.1 (2014), 77-86

  19. "Does Doxastic Responsibility Entail the Ability to Believe Otherwise?”, Synthese 190.17 (2013), 3651-3669

  20. "A Bodiless Spirit?", Philo 16.1 (2013), 62-76

  21. "Guest Editor’s Preface: A New Case for Atheism”, Philo 16.1 (2013), 5-8

  22. "Is Omniscience Impossible?" Religious Studies 49.4 (2013), 481-490

  23. “Belief-Policies Cannot Ground Doxastic Responsibility”, Erkenntnis 78.3 (2013), 561-569

  24. "The New View on Ignorance Undefeated", Philosophia 40.4 (2012), 741-750

  25. “Epistemic Justification, Rights, and Permissibility”, with Anthony Booth, Logos and Episteme 3.3 (2012), 405-11

  26. "Tracing Culpable Ignorance", Logos and Episteme 2.4 (2011), 575-82

  27. "Sin and Human Cognition of God", Scottish Journal of Theology 64.4 (2011), 390-409

  28. "Ignorance Is Lack of True Belief: A Rejoinder to Le Morvan," Philosophia 39.2 (2011), 345-55

  29. “Why Responsible Belief Is Blameless Belief,” with Anthony Booth, The Journal of Philosophy 107.5 (2010), 257-65

  30. Epistemic Desiderata and Epistemic Pluralism,” Journal of Philosophical Research 35 (2010), 193-207

  31. What Is Ignorance?” Philosophia 38.1 (2010), 57-67

  32. The Effects of Sin Upon Human Moral Cognition,” Journal of Reformed Theology 4.1 (2010), 42-69

  33. The Ethics of Belief and Christian Faith as Commitment to Assumptions,” Religious Studies 46.1 (March 2010), 97-107

  34. Doxastic Doubt, Fiducial Doubt, and Christian Faith,” Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie 49.2 (June 2007), 183-98

  35. Divine Foreknowledge and Eternal Damnation: The Theory of Middle Knowledge as Solution to the Soteriological Problem of Evil,” Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie 48.2 (June 2006), 160-75

C. Book Chapters

  1. "Does God Repent?", in Jonathan Kvanvig (ed.), Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, Volume 7 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), forthcoming

  2. "The Metaphysical Implications of a Credible Ethics of Belief", with Nikolaj Nottelmann, in Nikolaj Nottelmann (ed.), New Essays on Belief: Structure, Content, and Structure (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 230-250

D. Book reviews

  1. Keith A. Mascord, Alvin Plantinga and Christian Apologetics, Bletchley: Paternoster, 2006, Scottish Journal of Theology 64.3 (2011), 373-375

  2. Stephen J. Grabill, Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006, Philosophia Reformata 73.1 (2008), 115-118

  3. A. Dole and A. Chignell (eds.), God and the Ethics of Belief. New Essays in Philosophy of Religion (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), Philosophia Reformata 72.1 (June 2007), 81-83

  4. P. Van Inwagen, The Problem of Evil. The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), Philosophia Reformata 72.1 (June 2007), 83-7