Joshua Blanchard

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Joshua Blanchard

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: 646 Mathematics and Science Center
Email: jblanchard@oakland.edu
Personal Website
PhilPeople Site



Degrees
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of North Carolina, 2018
M.A., Philosophy, Brandeis University, 2011
B.A., Philosophy, second major in Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan, 2008

Areas of specialization:
Ethics
Epistemology
Philosophy of Religion

PUBLICATIONS:

Forthcoming
Blanchard, J. "Moral Realism and Philosophical Angst," in Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.), Oxford Studies in Metaethics vol. 15, Oxford University Press. ( link)

Blanchard, J. and Paul, L.A., "Transformative Experience and the Problem of Religious Disagreement," in Jon Kvanvig and Matthew Benton (eds.), Religious Disagreement and Pluralism, Oxford University Press. ( link)

Blanchard, J. "Review of Compassionate Moral Realism by Colin Marshall," Journal of Moral Philosophy. ( link)

2020
Blanchard, J. "The Problem of Unwelcome Epistemic Company," Episteme, 1-13. ( link)

2019
Blanchard, J. "Melis Erdur's Moral Argument Against Moral Realism," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 22(2): 371-377. ( link)

Blanchard, J. "'Not My People': Jewish-Christian Ethics and Divine Reversals in Response to Injustice," in Kevin Timpe and Blake Hereth (eds.), The Lost Sheep in Philosophy of Religion: New Perspectives on Disability, Gender, Race, and Animals, Routledge, 2019. ( link)

Blanchard, J. "Moral Realism and Reliance on Moral Testimony," Philosophical Studies, 176:5 (May 2019), pp. 1141–1153. ( link)

2016
Blanchard, J. "Heschel, Hiddenness and the God of Israel," European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 8:4 (Winter 2016): 109-124. ( link)