Ineffability and its Metaphysics: The Unspeakable in Art, Religion, and Philosophy.
(New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) (Get!)

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  1. ‘Word and object: divine language.’ In: Daniel Frank and Aaron Segal (ed.), Cambridge Critical Guide to Maimonides’s Guide of the Perplexed. Cambridge: CUP (invited).
  2. ‘Modal Structuralism and Theism.’ In: Fiona Ellis (ed.), New Models of Religious Understanding. Oxford: OUP (2018). (Get!)
  3. ‘Aesthetic Ineffability.’ Philosophy Compass, Vol. 12 No. 2 (2017). (Get!)
  4. ‘Access Problems and Explanatory Overkill.’ Philosophical Studies, Vol. 174 No. 11 (2017). (Get!)
  5. ‘Mathematical and Religious Belief.’ In: Rico Gutschmidt/ Thomas Rentsch (eds.): God without Theism? New Positions about a Timeless Question. Münster: Mentis (2016).
  6. ‘On Mathematical and Religious Belief, and On Epistemic Snobbery.’ Philosophy Vol. 91 No. 1 (2015): 69-92. (Get!
  7. ‘Against Metaphysics Running Amok: Hegel, Adorno, and the Ineffable.’ In: Lisa Herzog (ed.), The Many Colours of Hegelianism. Palgrave Macmillan (2013). (Get!)


  1. ‘God, Value, and Nature by Fiona Ellis (OUP).’ Philosophy No. 91 Vol. 2 (2015): 281-284 (Get!)
  2. ‘Constructing the World by David Chalmers (OUP).’ The Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 64 No. 257 (2014): 651-655 (Get!)
  3. ‘The Significance of Religious Experience by Howard Wettstein (OUP).’ Religious Studies Vol. 50 No. 1 (2014): 119-123 (Get!)


  1. ‘Unspeakable things: Life’s most meaningful experiences can leave us tongue-tied. What can be said, let alone understood, about what’s unsayable?’ (2017). Aeon. A digital magazine of ideas and culture. (Get!) (Published in Hebrew by AlaxonGet!)
  2. ‘Order and Decay — A Conversation.’ (2012). In: Maria von Mier, Sophie Schultz, Evelyn Sitter. Treuen. An Art Project. (Get!)