"Flourishing: Reality TV and a Life of Ethical Excellence"
Solicited chapter in The Ethics of Reality TV, Kristie Bunton and Wendy Wyatt, eds.
(Continuum Publishing, 2012).
"Journalistic Ethics", "Journalistic Objectivity", and "Professional Ethics".
Solicited entries in International Ethics Encyclopedia, Hugh LaFollette, ed.
"Neo-Empiricism and Intentionality"
Philosophy Study, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2012.
"Re-Appreciating W.D Ross: Naturalizing Prima Facie Duties and a Proposed Method"
Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Vol. 26, #4, December 2011, pp. 316-331.
The 'proposed method' developed in this paper has been adopted by Stephanie Craft for her introductory book on journalism ethics.
The Workshop of Being
(Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2011)
The Workshop of Being studies the pragmatic value of religious experience and its relationship to American democracy. A reviewer has called The Workshop of Being "a searching, deeply conceived, and entirely compelling examination that sheds important new light on the origins and development of the tradition of American pragmatism."
Critical Thinking: A User's Manual
Jackson, Debra and Paul Newberry.
(Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2011)
This textbook offers an innovative skill-based approach to critical thinking that provides step-by-step tools for learning to recognize, analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments.
"John Dewey and Josiah Royce in Dialogue on the Individual and Community"
in John Dewey at 150: Art, Culture and Society
edited by Larry Hickman, Matthew C. Flamm, and Krzystof Piotr Skowronski, Rodolpi, 2010.
"Mind as Personal and Social Narrative of an Embodied Self"
in Josiah Royce: Building Bridges, American and European Value
edited by Kelly Parker and Krzystof Piotr Skowronski
Fordham University Press, 2010.
"False Dichotomies and Missed Metaphors: Genuine Individuals need Genuine Communities"
in The Philosophy of Richard Rorty
Library of Living Philosophers
Open Court, 2010.
Journalism Ethics: a philosophical approach
Oxford University Press.
March 17, 2010
"Communication Ethics Through 28 Lenses"
solicited review of C.G. and Merrill, J.C. (Eds.), Ethical Communication: Moral Stances in Human Dialogue,
Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 25:87-96, 2010
"Religious Beliefs and Surrogate Medical Decision-Making,"
Meyers, Christopher with Stewart Eskew.
Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 20, #2, Summer 2009, pp. 192-200
"Utopian Fantasy and the Politics of Difference"
World of Warcraft and Philosophy: Wrath of the Philosopher King
edited by Luke Cuddy and John Nordlinger
(Open Court, 2009)
"Josiah Royce on Race: Issues in Context"
The Pluralist, Vol. 4, No. 3, Fall 2009, 1-9.
"Community: The Context of Creative Action"
in William James and Josiah Royce A Century Later: Pragmatism and Idealism in Dialogue
"Figures in the Carpet: Macarius the Great, Isaiah of Scetis, Daniel of Scetis, and Monastic Spirituality in the Wadi al-Natrun (Scetis) from the Fourth to the Sixth Century"
in Maged S.A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa, eds.,
Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun
(Cairo & New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2009)
Counsels on the Spiritual Life: Mark the Monk
St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press
In preparing this translation, Dr. Vivian worked with Dr. Augustine Casiday from the University of Wales at Lampeter. The writings of Mark, a fifth century monk in Asia Minor, are deeply valued for their theological insight and historical interest.
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