Dr Robert Cowan

  • Senior Lecturer (Philosophy)

Publications

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Number of items: 19.

2023

Cowan, R. (2023) Moral responsibility while dreaming. Ergo, (Accepted for Publication)

Cowan, R. (2023) Dreams, morality and the waking world. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 104(1), pp. 2-29. (doi: 10.1111/papq.12397)

2021

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2021) Moral motivation and the affective appeal. Philosophical Studies, 178(1), pp. 71-94. (doi: 10.1007/s11098-020-01421-2)

2020

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2020) Lessons for ethics from the science of pain. In: Holtzman, G. S. and Hildt, E. (eds.) Does Neuroscience Have Normative Implications? Series: The international library of ethics, law and technology (22). Springer: Cham, pp. 39-57. ISBN 9783030561338 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-56134-5_3)

Cowan, R. (2020) The puzzle of moral memory. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 17(2), pp. 202-228. (doi: 10.1163/17455243-20192914)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (2020) Editorial. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 23(1), pp. 1-3. (doi: 10.1007/s10677-020-10072-5)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (Eds.) (2020) Ethics, Knowledge and Language: Selected Papers from the Annual Meeting of the British Society for Ethical Theory 2019. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. 23(1) [Edited Journal]

2019

Bowell, T., Cowan, R. and Kemp, G. (2019) Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide. 5th Edition. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9780815371427 (doi: 10.4324/9781351243735)

2018

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. eds. (2018) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (2018) Evaluative Perception: Introduction. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780198786054

Cowan, R. (2018) Epistemic Sentimentalism and Epistemic Reason-Responsiveness. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054 (doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198786054.003.0012)

2017

Cowan, R. (2017) Rossian conceptual intuitionism. Ethics, 127(4), pp. 821-851. (doi: 10.1086/691566)

Cowan, R. (2017) Pain and justified evaluative belief. In: Corns, J. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge, pp. 354-364. ISBN 9781138823181

2016

Cowan, R. (2016) Epistemic perceptualism and neo-sentimentalist objections. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 46(1), pp. 59-81. (doi: 10.1080/00455091.2015.1123037)

2015

Cowan, R. (2015) Clarifying ethical intuitionism. European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4), pp. 1097-1116. (doi: 10.1111/ejop.12031)

Cowan, R. (2015) C.D. Broad on moral sense theories in ethics. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Virtual Issue 3: Methods In Ethics, pp. 171-182.

Cowan, R. (2015) Perceptual intuitionism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 90(1), pp. 164-193. (doi: 10.1111/phpr.12023)

2014

Cowan, R. (2014) Review of: Moral Perception by Robert Audi. Mind, 123(492), pp. 1167-1171. (doi: 10.1093/mind/fzu155)[Book Review]

Cowan, R. (2014) Cognitive penetrability and ethical perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6(4), pp. 665-682. (doi: 10.1007/s13164-014-0185-4)

This list was generated on Wed Feb 21 05:13:45 2024 GMT.
Number of items: 19.

Articles

Cowan, R. (2023) Moral responsibility while dreaming. Ergo, (Accepted for Publication)

Cowan, R. (2023) Dreams, morality and the waking world. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 104(1), pp. 2-29. (doi: 10.1111/papq.12397)

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2021) Moral motivation and the affective appeal. Philosophical Studies, 178(1), pp. 71-94. (doi: 10.1007/s11098-020-01421-2)

Cowan, R. (2020) The puzzle of moral memory. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 17(2), pp. 202-228. (doi: 10.1163/17455243-20192914)

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (2020) Editorial. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 23(1), pp. 1-3. (doi: 10.1007/s10677-020-10072-5)

Cowan, R. (2017) Rossian conceptual intuitionism. Ethics, 127(4), pp. 821-851. (doi: 10.1086/691566)

Cowan, R. (2016) Epistemic perceptualism and neo-sentimentalist objections. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 46(1), pp. 59-81. (doi: 10.1080/00455091.2015.1123037)

Cowan, R. (2015) Clarifying ethical intuitionism. European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4), pp. 1097-1116. (doi: 10.1111/ejop.12031)

Cowan, R. (2015) C.D. Broad on moral sense theories in ethics. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Virtual Issue 3: Methods In Ethics, pp. 171-182.

Cowan, R. (2015) Perceptual intuitionism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 90(1), pp. 164-193. (doi: 10.1111/phpr.12023)

Cowan, R. (2014) Cognitive penetrability and ethical perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6(4), pp. 665-682. (doi: 10.1007/s13164-014-0185-4)

Books

Bowell, T., Cowan, R. and Kemp, G. (2019) Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide. 5th Edition. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY. ISBN 9780815371427 (doi: 10.4324/9781351243735)

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. eds. (2018) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054

Book Sections

Corns, J. and Cowan, R. (2020) Lessons for ethics from the science of pain. In: Holtzman, G. S. and Hildt, E. (eds.) Does Neuroscience Have Normative Implications? Series: The international library of ethics, law and technology (22). Springer: Cham, pp. 39-57. ISBN 9783030561338 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-56134-5_3)

Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (2018) Evaluative Perception: Introduction. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780198786054

Cowan, R. (2018) Epistemic Sentimentalism and Epistemic Reason-Responsiveness. In: Bergqvist, A. and Cowan, R. (eds.) Evaluative Perception. Series: Mind association occasional series. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198786054 (doi: 10.1093/oso/9780198786054.003.0012)

Cowan, R. (2017) Pain and justified evaluative belief. In: Corns, J. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain. Series: Routledge handbooks in philosophy. Routledge, pp. 354-364. ISBN 9781138823181

Book Reviews

Cowan, R. (2014) Review of: Moral Perception by Robert Audi. Mind, 123(492), pp. 1167-1171. (doi: 10.1093/mind/fzu155)[Book Review]

Edited Journals

Cowan, R. and Simion, M. (Eds.) (2020) Ethics, Knowledge and Language: Selected Papers from the Annual Meeting of the British Society for Ethical Theory 2019. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. 23(1) [Edited Journal]

This list was generated on Wed Feb 21 05:13:45 2024 GMT.

Supervision

Robert is keen to supervise research students on the following topics:

  • Dreams, especially the normativity of dreams
  • Moral epistemology
  • Emotions

Robert is currently supervising PhD students on the following topics:

  • Counterfactuals and Moral Blame
  • Moral Knowledge and Self-Knowledge
  • The Ethics of Dreams
  • Hodgson, Calum
    Answering Formal and Substantial Paradoxes of Democracy.
  • Reid, Findlay
    Are Agents Morally Assessible for Dreams or Dream-Acts?

Robert has supervised PhD theses on the following topics:

  • The ethics of suicide
  • Political conservatism
  • The Epistemology of Emotions
  • The Value of Nature
  • The Non-Identity Problem

Teaching

Course currently taught: 

  • 1A: How do I think critically?
  • SH24: Dreams
  • MSc Ethics

Additional information

Robert is currently:

  • Director Teaching for Philosophy
  • Humanities Widening Participation Officer