Jacob Nebel

I'm a BPhil candidate in Philosophy at the University of Oxford, specializing in ethics and epistemology. I received my AB in Philosophy from Princeton University in 2013.

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Current Research Interests

  • Population ethics
  • Imprecision in value and the strength of reasons
  • Irrelevant influences on belief
  • Conservatism about value
  • Cognitive biases
  • Publications

    1. Status Quo Bias, Rationality, and Conservatism about Value. Ethics (forthcoming).
    2. Teaching Philosophy through Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Teaching Philosophy 36.3 (2013): 271-89. Co-authored with Peter Van Elswyk, Ben Holguin, and Ryan Davis.
    3. Does Dworkin's Moral Reading Rest on a Mistake. The Journal Jurisprudence (2013).
    4. A Counterexample to Parfit's Rule Consequentialism. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, Discussion Note (2013).
    5. The Nuclear Disarmament Movement: Politics, Potential, and Strategy. Journal of Peace Education 9.3 (2012): 225-47.


    You can view or download my CV here.