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, René van Woudenberg. (2019). The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
  3. Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, René van Woudenberg. (2019). Scientific Challenges to Common Sense Philosophy (Oxford: Routledge)
  4. Hans van Eyghen, Rik Peels, and Gijsbert Van den Brink, eds. (2018). New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion: The Rationality of Religious Belief (Dordrecht Springer)
  5. Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels, René van Woudenberg, eds. (2018). Scientism: Prospects and Problems (New York: Oxford University Press)
  6. Rik Peels, Martijn Blaauw, eds. (2017). The Epistemic Dimensions of Ignorance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
  7. Rik Peels, ed. (2017). Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy (New York/Oxford: Routledge)



B. Journal Articles (Selection)


  1. Rik Peels. (2019). “Is The Problem of Moral Luck a Problem of Lack of Control?”, in Andrew C. Khoury (ed.), Midwest Studies in Philosophy 43: The Problem of Moral Luck, forthcoming

  2. Rik Peels. (2019). “Can God Be Jealous?”, The Heythrop Journal 60, forthcoming

  3. Rik Peels. (2018). “Does Evolution Conflict with God’s Character?”, Modern Theology, forthcoming

  4. Rik Peels. (2018). “Response to Zimmerman, Steup, Booth, and Kalis & Schaubroeck”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, forthcoming

  5. Rik Peels. (2018). “Précis”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, forthcoming

  6. Rik Peels. (2018). “The Influence View on Responsible Belief: Reply to Kulp, Levy, Rossi, and Goldberg”, Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 37.2, forthcoming

  7. Rik Peels. (2018). “Précis: The Importance and Complexities of Believing Responsibly” Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 37.2, forthcoming

  8. Rik Peels. (2018). “Epistemic Values in the Humanities and the Sciences”, History of Humanities 3.1, 89-111

  9. René van Woudenberg and Rik Peels. (2018). “The Metaphysics of Degrees”, European Journal of Philosophy 26.1, 46-65

  10. Rik Peels. (2017). “Responsible Belief and Epistemic Justification”, Synthese 194.8, 2895-2915

  11. Rik Peels. (2017). “Ten Reasons to Embrace Scientism”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science A 63, 11-21

  12. Rik Peels. (2016). “The Empirical Case against Introspection”, Philosophical Studies 173.9, 2461-2485

  13. Rik Peels. (2016). “Is Science like a Crossword Puzzle? Foundherentist Conceptions of Scientific Warrant”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46.1, 81-101

  14. 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

  15. Rik Peels. (2015). “Believing at Will Is Possible”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93.3, 524-541

  16. Rik Peels. (2015). “Does God Have a Sense of Humor?”, Faith and Philosophy 32.3, 271-292

  17. Rik Peels. (2015). “A Modal Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck”, American Philosophical Quarterly 52.1, 73-87

  18. Rik Peels. (2014). “Against Doxastic Compatibilism”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89.3, 679-702

  19. Rik Peels. (2014). “What Kind of Ignorance Excuses? Two Neglected Issues”, Philosophical Quarterly 64.256, 478-496

  20. Rik Peels. (2014). “Hume’s Law Violated?”, Journal of Value Inquiry 48.3, 449-455

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

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

  23. Rik Peels. (2013). “Guest Editor’s Preface: A New Case for Atheism”, Philo 16.1, 5-8.

  24. Rik Peels. (2013). “A Bodiless Spirit?”, Philo 16.1, 62-76

  25. Rik Peels. (2013). “Does Doxastic Responsibility Entail the Ability to Believe Otherwise?”, Synthese 190.17, 3651-3669

  26. Rik Peels. (2013). “Is Omniscience Impossible?”, Religious Studies 49.4, 481-490

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

  28. Rik Peels. (2012). “The New View on Ignorance Undefeated”, Philosophia 40.4, 741-750

  29. Anthony Booth, Rik Peels. (2012). “Epistemic Justification, Rights, and Permissibility”, Logos and Episteme 3.3, 405-411

  30. Rik Peels. (2011). “Ignorance Is Lack of True Belief: A Rejoinder to Le Morvan”, Philosophia 39.2, 345-355

  31. Rik Peels. (2011). “Sin and Human Cognition of God”, Scottish Journal of Theology 64.4, 390-409

  32. Rik Peels. (2011). “Tracing Culpable Ignorance”, Logos and Episteme 2.4, 575-582

  33. Rik Peels. (2010). “Epistemic Desiderata and Epistemic Pluralism”, Journal of Philosophical Research 35, 193-207

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

  35. Rik Peels. (2010). “The Ethics of Belief and Christian Faith as Commitment to Assumptions”, Religious Studies 46.1, 97-107

  36. Rik Peels. (2010). “What Is Ignorance?” Philosophia 38.1, 57-67

For further articles, chapters, book reviews, and so on, see the CV.