Popular Writing

  • The Power of Empathy for Good in the World. The Partially Examined Life Blog. September 2018.
  • Are You Generous? The Three Requirements of True Generosity. Quartz. May 2018.
  • The True Meaning of Generosity. The Week. May 2018.
  • “How to Stay Honest This Tax Season.” Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Salon, The News & Observer, Penn Live, Fort Bend Herald, ORBITER Magazine, Fox 12 Oregon, CBS 46 Atlanta, Fox Carolina, and Yahoo News. March 2018
  • “How I Got Interested in the Philosophy of Character.” Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series, June 2015. Article no longer on the Jubilee site.
  • “Answering “Why Be Good?” for a Three Year Old” Slate. April, 2015. Article no longer on the Slate site.
  • “Which Beliefs Contribute to Virtuous Behavior?” Invited Paper for The Big Questions Online. June, 2012. This website is no longer in operation.