Dr. Byron Williston




2011 Environmental Ethics for Canadians, Oxford University Press

2003 Passion and Virtue in Descartes, B. Williston and A. Gombay (eds.), Humanity Books


2012 Climate Change and Radical Hope. Ethics and the Environment (forthcoming)

2012 The Importance of Self-Forgiveness. American Philosophical Quarterly 49(1), 67-80

2011 Moral Progress and Canada's Climate Failure. Journal of Global Ethics 7(2), 149-160

2007 Reasons for Action and the Motivational Gap. Journal of Value Inquiry 39(4), 309-324

2006 Blaming Agents in Moral Dilemmas. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 9, 563-576 

2004 Is Descartes theArchinternalist? History of Philosophy Quarterly 2, 357-375    

2003 The Epistemic Problem of Cartesian Passions. International Philosophical Quarterly 43(3), 309-332

2003 Introduction. B. Williston and A.Gombay (eds.), Passion and Virtue in Descartes, 1-25

2003 The Cartesian Sage and the Problem of Evil. B. Williston and A.Gombay (eds.), Passion and Virtue in Descartes, 344-382

2001 Self-Deception and the Ethics of Belief: Locke's Critique of Enthusiasm. Philo 7(1), 62-83

2000 Complete Nihilism in Nietzsche. Philosophy Today 45(4), 357-369.

1999 Akrasia and the Passions in Descartes. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 7(1), 33-55

1997 Descartes on Love And/As Error. Journal of the History of Ideas 58:3, 429-44