Paul is currently a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at Florida State University working on evolution and morality. He recently completed a M.Sc. in cognitive and evolutionary anthropology at Oxford University as a Templeton Graduate Fellow. He is mainly interested in ethics, philosophy of science, evolutionary anthropology, and philosophy pedagogy.
PhD, Philosophy (in progress), Florida State University
MSc, Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford
MA, Theology, Saint John's University
MA, Philosophy, University of Birmingham (UK)
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Action
Evolution and Morality
Florida State University (PhD Candidate)
Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion, University of Oxford (Associate Member)
“Why Moral Enhancement is Unavoidably Normative” American Journal of Bioethics-Neuroscience (forthcoming)
“Theism & Evolutionary Debunking Arguments Against Moral Realism” European Journal for Philosophy of Religion. 12 (3): 41. 2020
(Review) The Emotional Mind: The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition by Stephen T. Asmi & Rami Gabriel, The Quarterly Review of Biology 95, no. 4 (December 2020): 324.
“Aren’t right and wrong just matters of opinion? On moral relativism and subjectivism.” In Introduction to Philosophy, edited by Christina Hendricks. Rebus Press (2019)
(Review) Neurotheology: How Science Can Enlighten Us About Spirituality by Andrew Newberg, The Quarterly Review of Biology 94, no. 1 (March 2019): 77.
“Does Cognitive Science of Religion Undermine Religious Belief?” Philosophy and Cosmology 12, no. 1 (2015)