Academic Publications

published / accepted for publication
– the opinion of mankind: sociability and the theory of the state from hobbes to smith (princeton university press, 2018)
‘smith and rousseau, after hume and mandeville’political theory (forthcoming).
‘legitimacy and domination’ in politics recovered: essays in realist political theory ed. m. sleat (new york: columbia university press, forthcoming).
‘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.
in preparation (non-circulable copies available upon request)
– ‘istván hont and political theory’ (slated for a special issue of the european journal of political theory)
– ‘what is the leviathan?’ (slated for a special issue of hobbes studies)
– ‘adam smith and the conspiracy of the merchants’ (under review)
– ‘range, opacity, and an alternative for basic equality’
– ‘bhishma’s boon: reflections on the complexity of immortality’ (under review)

 

 

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