Academic Publications

– the opinion of mankind: sociability and the theory of the state from hobbes to smith (princeton university press, 2018)
reviewed in:  political theorysurvival: global politics and strategy, hume studies, ndpr, history of european ideas, hobbes studies
peer reviewed papers
‘adam smith and the conspiracy of the merchants’ – global intellectual history (forthcoming)
‘liberty, nondomination, markets’ – the review of politics (forthcoming)
‘bhishma’s boon: reflections on the complexity of immortality’ – the journal of value inquiry (forthcoming)
‘istvan hont and political theory’, special issue of european journal of political theory on istvan hont as political theorist 2018 (17:4), pp. 476-500.
– ‘what is the leviathan?‘, special issue of hobbes studies on hobbes and personation 2018 (31:2), pp. 75-92.
‘smith and rousseau, after hume and mandeville’political theory 2018 (46:1), pp. 29-58.
‘legitimacy and domination’ in politics recovered: realist thought in theory and practice ed. m. sleat (new york: columbia university press, 2018).
‘beyond sympathy: smith’s rejection of hume’s moral theory’ – british journal for the history of philosophy, 2017 (25:4), pp. 681-705.
‘the state without sovereignty: authority and obligation in hume’s political philosophy’ – history of political thought, 2016 (37:2), pp. 271-305.
‘from scepticism to liberalism: bernard williams, the foundations of liberalism, and political realism’ – political studies, 2016 (64:2), pp. 368-84. [shortlisted for the harrison prize for the best article published in political studies, 2016]
– ‘of mushrooms and method: history and the family in hobbes’s science of politics’ – european journal of political theory, 2015 (14:1) pp. 98-117.
‘minding the gap: bernard williams and david hume on living an ethical life’ – journal of moral philosophy, 2014 (11:5) pp. 615-38.
‘sociability, luxury, and sympathy: the case of archibald campbell’ – history of european ideas, 2013 (39:6) pp. 791-814.
– ‘british government attitudes to british tax havens: An examination of whitehall responses to the growth of tax havens in british dependent territories from 1967-75’, with john christensen and nicholas shaxson, in tax  justice and the political economy of global capitalism, 1945 to the present, ed. jeremy leaman and attiya waris, (oxford: berghan books, 2013), pp. 107-32.