Publications

Below you can find a complete list of publications. Pre-print copies of all my published papers can be freely downloaded from my Philpeople page.

Here is also my Google Scholar profile.


Books

Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).


Morality and Socially Constructed Norms, under contract with Oxford University Press.

Awarded the 2019 Montreal (GRIPP) Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award.

Journal articles

'On Public-identity Disempowerment', Journal of Political Philosophy, forthcoming.


‘Respect for Persons and the Moral Force of Socially Constructed Norms’, Noûs, online early.


‘On the Natural Duty of Justice in Non-ideal Circumstances: The Moral Demands of Institution-building and Reform’, European Journal of Political Theory, 20 (1) (2021), 45-66.


‘What Normative Facts Should Political Theory Be About? Philosophy of Science meets Political Liberalism’ (with Christian List), Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, 6 (2020), 185-220.


‘The Content-Independence of Political Obligation: What It Is and how to Test It’, Legal Theory, 24 (2) (2018), 135-57.


‘Dignity and Human Rights: A Reconceptualization’, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 37 (4) (2017), 862-885.


‘Proxy Battles in Just War Theory: Jus in Bello, the Site of Justice, and Feasibility Constraints’ (with Seth Lazar), Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, 3 (2017), 166-96.


‘What’s Wrong with Being Lonely? Justice, Beneficence, and Meaningful Relationships’, Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, 90 (1) (2016), 49-69.


‘Freedom as Independence’ (with Christian List), Ethics, 126 (4) (2016), 1043-1074.


‘On the Distinctive Procedural Wrong of Colonialism’, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 43 (4) (2015), 312-331.


‘Social Samaritan Justice: When and Why Needy Fellow Citizens Have a Right to Assistance’, American Political Science Review, 109 (4) (2015), 735-749.


‘No Global Demos, No Global Democracy? A Systematization and Critique’, Perspectives on Politics, 12 (4) (2014), 789-807.


‘Canine Justice: An Associative Account’, Political Studies, 62 (1) (2014), 37-52.


‘Justice, Charity, and Disaster Relief: What, if Anything, Is Owed to Haiti, Japan and New Zealand?’, American Journal of Political Science, 57 (2) (2013), 491-503.


‘Justice, Disagreement, and Democracy’, British Journal of Political Science, 43 (1) (2013), 177-99.


‘Assessing the Global Order: Justice, Legitimacy or Political Justice?’, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 15 (5) (2012), 593-612.


‘Human Rights, Freedom, and Political Authority’, Political Theory, 40 (5) (2012), 573-601.


‘Ideal vs. Nonideal Theory: A Conceptual Map’, Philosophy Compass, 7 (9) (2012), 654-64.


‘In what Sense Are Human Rights Political?’, Political Studies, 60 (1) (2012), 180-94.


‘Coercion and (Global) Justice’, American Political Science Review, 105 (1) (2011), 205-20.


‘A Paradigm Shift in Theorizing about Justice? A Critique of Sen’, Economics & Philosophy, 27 (3) (2011), 297-315.


‘Global Justice and Practice-Dependence: Conventionalism, Institutionalism, Functionalism’, Journal of Political Philosophy, 19 (4) (2011), 399-418.


‘On our Duty to Withhold Aid now to Save more Lives in the Future’, Ethics & Global Politics, 4 (2) (2011), 125-34.


‘Egalitarian Challenges to Global Egalitarianism: A Critique’ (with Christian Barry), Review of International Studies, 35 (3) (2009), 485-512.

Reprinted in Barry and Lawford-Smith (eds), Global Justice (Ashgate, 2013).


‘On the Apparent Paradox of Ideal Theory’, Journal of Political Philosophy, 17 (3) (2009), 332-55.

Reply by Holly Lawford-Smith in Journal of Political Philosophy, 18 (3) (2010), 357-68.


‘On the Meta-Ethical Status of Constructivism: Reflections on G.A. Cohen’s “Facts and Principles”’ (with Miriam Ronzoni), Politics, Philosophy & Economics, 7 (4) (2008), 403-22.

Symposia contributions / critical notices

‘Interactive Justice, the Boundary Problem, and Proportionality’ (symposium contribution on Emanuela Ceva’s Interactive Justice), Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 22 (4) (2019), 466-472.


‘Arguing for Assistance-Based Responsibilities: Are Intuitions Enough?’ (symposium contribution on Barry and Øverland’s book Responding to Global Poverty), Ethics & Global Politics, 12 (1) (2019), 24-31.


‘On the Value of Constitutions and Judicial Review’ (article-length symposium contribution on Alon Harel’s Why Law Matters), Criminal Law and Philosophy, 11 (4) (2017), 817-32.


‘On the Justification of Basic Rights’ (critical commentary on Rainer Forst’s work on basic rights), Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, 45 (3) (2016), 52-63.


‘Two Pictures of the Global-justice Debate: A Reply to Tan’ (response to a critical discussion of my work), Law, Ethics and Philosophy, 2 (2014), 219-26.


‘Human Rights and Discourse Theory: Some Critical Remarks’ (symposium contribution on Seyla Benhabib’s Dignity in Adversity) in Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 17 (6) (2014), 674-680.


‘Kant, Ripstein, and the Circle of Freedom: A Critical Note’ (symposium contribution on Arthur Ripstein’s Force and Freedom), European Journal of Philosophy, 20 (3) (2012), 450-59.

Chapters in edited volumes

‘Global Justice and the Role of the State: A Critical Survey’ (with Miriam Ronzoni), in Thom Brooks (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice (Oxford: Oxford University Press), in press.


‘The Case for Ideal Theory’, in Chris Brown and Robyn Eckersley (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), 664-676.


‘Human Rights, the Political View, and TNCs: An Exploration’, in Tom Campbell and Kylie Bourne (eds), Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights (London: Routledge 2018), 168-86.


'On the Messy “Utopophobia vs Factophobia” Controversy’, in Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber (eds), Political Utopias (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 11-31.


‘Just War and Global Distributive Justice’, in David Held and Pietro Maffettone (eds), Global Political Theory (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016), 143-57.


‘The Methodology of Political Theory’ (with Christian List), in H. Cappelen, T. Gendler and J. Hawthorne (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), 525-53.


‘Microfinance, Poverty Relief, and Political Justice’ (with Miriam Ronzoni), in Tom Sorell and Luis Cabrera (eds), Microfinance, Rights and Global Justice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 84-104.


‘Cosmopolitan Justice and Rightful Enforceability’, in Gillian Brock (ed.), Cosmopolitanism versus Non-cosmopolitanism(New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 92-110.


‘Costruttivismo e Intuizioni Morali: Un Approccio Integrato’ (with Miriam Ronzoni), in Carla Bagnoli (ed.), Che Fare? Nuove Prospettive Filosofiche sull’Azione (Roma: Carocci, 2013), ch. 5.

Book reviews

R. Cruft, S.M. Liao, and M. Renzo (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights, Journal of Applied Philosophy, 33 (3) (2016), 443-45.


Tim Mulgan, Ethics for a Broken World, Mind, 122 (488) (2013), 1161-1164.


Harry Brighouse and Ingrid Robeyns (eds), Measuring Justice, Ethics and International Affairs, 25 (1) (2011), 95-6.


G. Brock, Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account, Ethical Theory & Moral Practice, 14 (2) (2011), 251-2.


Lukas H. Meyer (ed.), Legitimacy, Justice and Public International Law, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2010), http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/legitimacy-justice-and-public-international-law/.


R. M. Price (ed.), Moral Limit and Possibility in World Politics, International Affairs, 85 (4) (2009), 871-2.


D. Miller, National Responsibility and Global Justice, Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric, 1 (2) (2009), 50-3.