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The Complete Work, with P. Livingston, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 72/3 (2014): 225–233.

Grounding: Necessary or Contingent? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94/4 (2013): 465–485.

An Introduction to Grounding. In (eds.) M. Hoeltje et al, Varieties of Dependence. Philosophia Verlag (2013): 97–122.

Intrinsicality for Monists (and Pluralists), Australasian Journal of Philosophy 88/3 (2010): 555–558.

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Metaphysical Grounding, with R. Bliss. In (ed.) E. Zalta, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2014).

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Review of D. Stoljar, Ignorance and Imagination (OUP, 2006), Philosophical Review 118/2 (2009): 269–272.


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