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Publications for Dr. Sean McAleer



"Are Gratitude and Forgiveness Symmetrical?" in D. Carr, ed., Perspectives on Gratitude:  An Interdisciplinary Approach (Routledge, 2016).

"Caught in a Eutrapelia:  Kraut on Aristotle on Wit."  Journal of Philosophical Research 40 (2015):  297-312.

"Atheism and Twelve Step Spirituality" in J. Miller and N. Plants, eds., Sobering Wisdom: Philosophical Explorations of Twelve Step Spirituality (University of Virginia Press, 2014).

"Friendship, Perception, and Referential Opacity in Nicomachean Ethics IX.9." Logical Analysis and the History of Philosophy 16 (2013): 362-74.

"When a Lie Ain't Just a Lie" in The Wire and Philosophy, ed., D. Bzdak, J. Crosby, and S. Vannatta (Open Court Publishing, 2013).

"Propositional Gratitude." American Philosophical Quarterly 49 (2012): 55-66.

"Four Solutions to the Alleged Incompleteness of Virtue Ethics" Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 3, (2010), pp. 1-20.

"The Ethics of Pitcher Retaliation in Baseball" Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 36 (2009): 50-65.

"Pettit's Non-iteration Constraint." Utilitas 20 (2008): 59-64.

"The Virtues of Humor: What The Office Can Teach Us About Aristotle's Ethics" in Philosophy and The Office, ed. Jeremy Wisniewski (Blackwell Publishing, 2008).

"Self-Knowledge, Self-Deception, and Retaliation: Lessons from The Limey and The Godfather." Film and Philosophy 12 (2008): 89-104. 

"An Aristotelian Account of Virtue Ethics: An Essay in Moral Taxonomy." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 88 (2007): 208-225.

"Kant and Aristotle on the Diffficulty of Moral Knowledge: Lessons from the Doctrine of Virtue." Studies in the History of Ethics (2005): 1-43.

"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Environmental Virtue Ethics" Film and Philosophy 8 (2004): 30-41.

"Friedman's Stockholder Theory of Corporate Moral Responsibility" Teaching Business Ethics 7 (2003): 437-51.