These are all penultimate (or, in a few cases, earlier) versions; for the final versions, see the journals or books in which they’re published. Please see Online Writing for blog posts and other online writing.
“Taste and Acquaintance,” (with Jon Robson), The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 73 (2), 2015: 127-139.
“Solving the Puzzle of Aesthetic Testimony,” in Knowing Art: Essays in Aesthetics and Epistemology, ed. Dominic Lopes and Matthew Kieran. Dordrecht: Springer, 2007: 109-124.
“Aesthetic Testimony: What Can We Learn From Others About Beauty and Art?” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 69 (1), 2004: 65-91.
“Comics and/as Philosophical Aesthetics,” (with Roy T Cook) in More Critical Approaches to Comics, ed Matthew J. Smith, Matthew Brown and Randy Duncan. Routledge, 2019.
“Defining Comics,” in The Routledge Companion to Comics, ed. Frank Bramlett, Roy T Cook and Aaron Meskin. Routledge, 2016: 221-229.
“Comics, Prints, and Multiplicity,” (with Roy Cook), The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 73(1), 2015: 57-67.
“Comics,” in The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics, third edition, ed. Berys Gaut and Dominic Lopes. Routledge, 2013: 575-584.
“The Ontology of Comics,” in The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach, ed. Aaron Meskin and Roy T Cook. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012: 31-46.
“The Philosophy of Comics,” Philosophy Compass 6 (12), 2011: 854-864.
“Comics as Literature?” British Journal of Aesthetics 49(3), 2009: 219-239. [Reprinted in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology, 2nd edition, ed. Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen. Wiley Blackwell, 2018.]
“Defining Comics?” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 65, 2007: 369-379. [A shortened version appears in Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, third edition, ed. David Goldblatt and Lee Brown. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2011.]
“Errors in ‘The History of an Error’” (with Simon Fokt), British Journal of Aesthetics 56(2): 179-185.
“From Defining Art to Defining the Individual Arts: The Role of Theory in the Philosophies of Arts,” in New Waves in Aesthetics, ed. Kathleen Stock and Katherine Thomson-Jones. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008: 125-149.
“The Cluster Account of Art Reconsidered,” British Journal of Aesthetics, 47, 2007: 388-400.
“The Vanity of Small Differences: Empirical Studies of Extrinsic Factors and Artistic Value,” with Shen-yi Liao and Jade Fletcher, Aesthetic Investigations 4 (1), 2020: 6-21.
“Dual Character Art Concepts,” (with Shen-yi Liao and Joshua Knobe), Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 101 (1), 2020: 102-128.
“Experimental Philosophical Aesthetics as Public Philosophy,” (with Shen-yi Liao), in Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Aesthetics, ed. Sébastian Réhault & Florian Cova. Bloomsbury, 2018, 309-326.
“Aesthetic Adjectives Lack Uniform Behavior,” (with Shen-yi Liao and Louise McNally), Inquiry 59(6): 618-631.
“Aesthetic Adjectives: Experimental Semantics and Context-Sensitivity,” (with Shen-yi Liao), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 94 (2), 2017: 371-398.
“Mere Exposure to Bad Art,” (with Mark Phelan, Margaret Moore and Matthew Kieran), British Journal of Aesthetics 53(2), 2013: 1-25.
“The Moving Image” (with Nick Wiltsher), forthcoming in The Palgrave Handbook for the Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures, ed. Noël Carroll, Laura Teresa Di Summa-Knoop, and Shawn Loht. Palgrave.
“Videogames and Film,” (with Jon Robson), forthcoming in The Palgrave Handbook for the Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures, ed. Noël Carroll, Laura Teresa Di Summa-Knoop, and Shawn Loht. Palgrave.
“Authorship,” in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film, ed. Paisley Livingston and Carl Plantinga. Routledge, 2008: 12-27.
“Delicious but Immoral? Ethical Information Influences Consumer Expectations and Experience of Food” (with Beth Armstrong and Pam Blundell-Birtill). Frontiers in Psychology 10, 2019.
“Morality and Aesthetics of Food,” (with Shen-yi Liao) in The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, ed. Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, Tyler Doggett. Oxford.
“The Art of Food,” The Philosopher’s Magazine 61, 2013: 81-86.
“Art and Imagination,” (with Nick Wiltsher), in The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Imagination, ed. Amy Kind. Routledge, 2016: pp. 179-191.
“Imagination Unblocked,” (with Jonathan Weinberg) in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology, ed. Elisabeth Schellekens and Peter Goldie. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011: pp. 239-253.
“Puzzling Over the Imagination: Philosophical Problems, Architectural Solutions,” (with Jonathan Weinberg), in The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction, ed. Shaun Nichols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006: 175-202.
“Imagine That,” (with Jonathan Weinberg), in Contemporary Debates in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, ed. Matthew Kieran. New York: Blackwell, 2005: 222-235.
“Emotions, Fiction, and Cognitive Architecture,” (with Jonathan Weinberg), British Journal of Aesthetics, 43 (1), 2003: 18-34.
“Counterfactuals, Probabilities, and Information: Response to Critics,” (with Jonathan Cohen), Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 86, 2008: 635-642.
“An Objective Counterfactual Theory of Information,” (with Jonathan Cohen), Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 84 (3), 2006: 333-352.
“Why Do Philosophers Neglect the Short Story? (And Why They Shouldn’t),” forthcoming in Philosophy and Literature.
“Popular Fiction,” in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature, ed. Noel Carroll and John Gibson. Routledge, 2016: 117-126.
“Scrutinizing the Art of Theater,” Journal of Aesthetic Education 43(3), 2009: 51-66.
“Productions, Performances, and Their Evaluations,” in Dance, Education, and Philosophy, ed. Graham McFee. Oxford: Meyer & Meyer, 1999: 45-61.
“Photography and Its Epistemic Values: Reply to Cavedon-Taylor,” (with Jonathan Cohen), The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67(2), 2009: 235-237.
“Photographs as Evidence,” (with Jonathan Cohen), in Photography and Philosophy: New Essays on the Pencil of Nature, ed. Scott Walden. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008: 70-90.
“On the Epistemic Value of Photographs,” (with Jonathan Cohen), The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 62 (2), 2004: 197-210.
“Videogames and Creativity,” in The Aesthetics of Videogames, ed. Jon Robson and Grant Tavinor. Taylor and Francis.
“Still Self-Involved: A Reply to Patridge,” (with Jon Robson), forthcoming in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75(2): 184-187.
“Videogames as Self-Involving Interactive Fictions,” (with Jon Robson), The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 74(2), 2016: 165-177.
“Videogames and the First Person,” (with Jon Robson) in Mimesis: Metaphysics, Cognition, Pragmatics, ed. Gregory Currie, Petr Kotako and Martin Pokorny. London: College Publications, 2012: 435-464.
“Fiction and Fictional Worlds in Videogames,” (with Jon Robson) in The Philosophy of Computer Games, ed. John Richard Sageng, Tarjei Mandt Larsen & Hallvard Fossheim. Springer Press, 2012: pp. 201-217.
“Videogames and the Moving Image,” (with Jon Robson), Revue Internationale de Philosophie 64(4), 2010: 547-563.
“Art Clusters: The Importance of Similarities in Aesthetic Research and Education,” forthcoming in Journal of Aesthetic Education.
“In Conversation With: Learning Disabled Performers,” (with Nick Wiltsher), forthcoming in Philosophy and Community: Theories, Practices, Possibilities, ed. Amanda Fulford, Grace Robinson and Richard Smith. London: Bloomsbury
“Cognitive Science and Aesthetics” (with Jon Robson, Anna Ichino, Kris Goffin, and Annelies Monseré), WIREs Cognitive Science, e1445. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1445.
“Style,” in The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics, 2nd edition, ed. Berys Gaut and Dominic Lopes. Routledge, 2005: 489-500. Revised edition published in The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics, 3rd edition, 2013.
Opposite: Poems, Philosophy and Coffee (co-edited with an introduction by Helen Mort and Aaron Meskin). Valley Press, 2019.
Once Upon a Time (by Peter Kivy, edited with an introduction by Aaron Meskin). Rowman and Littlefield, 2019.
The Routledge Companion to Comics (co-edited with an introduction by Frank Bramlett, Roy T Cook and Aaron Meskin). Routledge, 2016.
Aesthetics and The Sciences of Mind (co-edited with an introduction by Gregory Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin and Jon Robson). Oxford University Press, 2014.
Philosophical Aesthetics and the Sciences of Art (co-edited with an introduction by Gregory Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin and Margaret Moore). Cambridge University Press, 2014.
The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach (co-edited with an introduction by Aaron Meskin and Roy T Cook). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. [Spanish translation forthcoming in 2016.]
Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology, (co-edited with Steven M. Cahn), Wiley-Blackwell 2007. Second edition forthcoming in 2015.
Current Moral and Social Issues, (co-edited with Z. Batori, J. Engel, O. Gwirceman, M. Montminy, K. Richman, S. Schneider, and J. Tigner), Kendall/Hunt Inc., 1996.
Review of The Philosophy of Art, by Stephen Davies, Philosophical Books, 49 (2008): 188-190.
Review of Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures: An Anthology, ed. Noël Carroll and Jinhee Choi, ASA Newsletter, 2007.
Review of Aesthetic Concepts: Essays after Sibley, ed. Emily Brady and Jerrold Levinson, British Journal of Aesthetics, 44 (1), 2004: 90-93.
Review of The Aesthetics of Comics by David Carrier, British Journal of Aesthetics, 41 (4), 2001: 446-449.
Review of Theories of Art Today, ed. Noël Carroll, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 59 (2), 2001: 219-221.
Review of Bodies of the Text: Dance as Theory, Literature as Dance, ed. Ellen Goellner and Jacqueline Murphy, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 57 (1), 1999: 96.
“Art and Ethics Reunited: A Review of Aesthetics and Ethics, ed. Jerrold Levinson,” Film-Philosophy Electronic Salon, 1998.
Other Publications (introductions, notes, popular pieces, etc.)
“Experimental Aesthetics,” (with Kengo Miyazono) in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Bigaku no Jiten), ed Japanese Society of Aesthetics, Maruzen, 2020: 40-41.
“Psychology and Philosophical Aesthetics,” Oculus, 2014.
“Aesthetic Value,” (with Levno Plato) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, ed. AC Michalos. Dordrecht, Springer, 2014: 76-78.
“Teaching and Learning Guide for ‘The Philosophy of Comics‘,” Philosophy Compass 7(5) 2012: 361-364.
“‘Why Don’t You Go Read a Book?’ Watchmen as Literature,” in Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test, ed. William Irwin and Mark D. White. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
“Introduction to Contemporary Aesthetics,” (with Susan Feagin) in Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology, ed. Steven M. Cahn and Aaron Meskin. Oxford, Blackwell, 2007: 391-395.
“Morris Weitz,” in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, ed. John Shook. Thoemmes Press, 2005.