Kelly McCormick

Assistant Professor
Philosophy
Scharbauer 3015E

k.mccormick@tcu.edu | 817-257-4373

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Education

Ph.D., Philosophy, Syracuse University, 2013
B.A., Philosophy, Colgate University, 2006

Courses Taught

PHIL 10003 PHIL One: Meaning of Life
PHIL 10433 Freshman Seminar: Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 10533 Freshman Seminar in Ethics (Honors)
PHIL 30403 Environmental Philosophy
PHIL 30443 Free Will & Moral Responsibility
PHIL 40303 Moral Psychology

Areas of Focus

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREAS
Free Will & Moral Responsibility

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS
Moral Psychology, Ethics, Metaphysics, Logic, Applied Ethics (Environmental)

McCormick, K. Forthcoming. “Meeting the Eliminitivist Burden.” Social Philosophy & Policy (36): 1

McCormick, K. Forthcoming. “Basic Desert and the Appropriateness of Blame,” in Joseph Klein Campbell (ed.),¬†The Blackwell Companion to Free Will.

McCormick, K. 2017. “Luck’s Mischief and the Prescriptivist Burden.” Criminal Justice Ethics 36(3): 297-313.

McCormick, K. 2017. “Why We Should(n’t) be Discretionists About Free Will.” Philosophical Studies 174(10): 2489-2498.

McCormick, K. 2017. “A Dilemma for Morally Responsible Time Travelers.” Philosophical Studies¬† 174(2): 379-389.

McCormick, K. 2017. “Revisionism” in Neil Levy, Meghan Griffith, and Kevin Timpe (eds), The Routledge Companion to Free Will. Routledge. pp. 109-120.

McCormick, K. 2017. “Comments on Erik Krag’s ‘A New Timing Objection to Frankfurt Cases.” Southwest Philosophy Review 33(2): 65-68.

McCormick, K. 2015. “Companions in Innocence: Defending a New Methodological Assumption for Responsibility Theorizing.” Philosophical Studies 172(2): 515-433.

McCormick, K. 2014. “Holding Responsibility Hostage: Moral Responsibility, Justification, and the Compatibility Question.” Journal of Value Inquiry 48(4); 623-641.

McCormick, K. 2013. “Anchoring a Revisionist Account of Moral Responsibility.” Journal of Social Philosophy 7(3): 1-19.