Josh Parsons' website

www.joshparsons.net / oxford

About this site

Welcome to my website. A selection of new material of all kinds is listed below.

You may be interested in my online papers, reading lists, CV, or my PhD thesis. My more whimsical web creations include flags of the world given letter grades and my shrine to Bud Christman.

And there is a partial list of software I have written.

What’s new…

General philosophy reading list25 Feb 2015

This is a 4-tutorial reading list for the Oxford first year “general philosophy” paper. Students may wish to also consult the philosophy faculty’s reading list available through WebLearn.

Particularly significant readings are starred (*).

Knowledge and Reality reading list23 Feb 2015

This is a reading list for the Oxford philosophy finals paper “Knowledge and Reality”. Students may wish to also consult the philosophy faculty’s reading list available through WebLearn.

Note that this reading list particularly concentrates on metaphysics, rather than epistemology.

Particularly significant readings are starred (*).

Non-cognitivism reading list28 Jan 2015

This is a reading list for a series of 4 tutorials on the topic of “non-cognitivism”.

Ethics reading list19 Jan 2015

This is a reading list for the Oxford philosophy finals paper “Ethics”. Students may wish to also consult the philosophy faculty’s reading list available through WebLearn.

Film review: eXistenZ (1999)14 Jan 2015

If only the Matrix hadn’t been released in the same year, eXistenZ would now be famous for having introduced a generation to Descartes’ dream argument. (It’s like the Christ’s clothes controversy all over again!) The plot is like this: in the near future, you can play immersive virtual reality video games, in which…

About me

I am a Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at Corpus Christi College and an Associate Professor in the Oxford Philosophy Faculty. I work on metaphysics, philosophy of language, logic, meta-ethics, ethics, and other bits of philosophy.

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