Current Projects

New Book in Progress

I am currently writing a new book for an academic audience entitled Honesty: The Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue. It will be the first book length treatment of the virtue of honesty in at least fifty years. I hope to have a first draft completed by the end of the summer.

Another Book in Progress

I am under contract with Cambridge University Press to write a short overview of moral psychology. I hope to have it finished by the end of the summer of 2019.

 The Beacon Project

Thanks to a $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust, I am currently the philosophy director of The Beacon Project, which examines morally exceptional people from the perspectives of philosophy, theology, and psychology.

Theistic Ethics Workshops

Together with Mark Murphy (Georgetown) and Chris Tucker (William and Mary), I am organizing a series of workshops on theism and morality. The call for submissions for the 2018 workshop at Wake Forest University can be found here. Details from the 2017 workshop at William and Mary can be found here. Details from the 2016 workshop at Georgetown University can be found here. Details from the 2015 workshop at Wake Forest University can be found here.

Integrity, Honesty, and Truth-Seeking

This edited collection, with Ryan West (Grove City College), is in preparation for publication in 2019 in the Oxford University Press series The Virtues. A workshop for the volume’s papers was held at the University of Oklahoma September 8-9, 2017. Details can be found here.

SCP Graduate Student Cross-Training Grant

Kevin Timpe (Calvin) and I run a grant competition for Society of Christian Philosophers graduate students to be funded for a yearlong course of study in a science relevant to their research. Details can be found here.

Questions of Character Blog

Please visit my blog at Psychology Today.

The Journal of Moral Philosophy

I am the Book Review Editor of The Journal of Moral Philosophy. If you are interested in reviewing for the journal, please send me an email.