• Law, Reason, and Emotion (edited book)
    Cambridge University Press. 2017.
    This book examines the role and importance of reason and emotion in justice and the law. Eight lawyers and philosophers of law consider law's basis in the universal human need for society, our innate sense of justice, and many other powerful inclinations and emotions, including the desire for fairness and even for law itself. Human beings are deeply social creatures, inspired by social and other emotions, which can ennoble, support, or undermine the law. Law gains legitimacy and effectiveness wh…Read more
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    Republican Impartiality
    Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 11 (2): 273-282. 1991.
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    The problem set for republicans by groups is: which group or aggregation of citizens should count in pursuit of the common good? The relevant collective for the first republic, in Rome, was all Roman citizens, each of whom enjoyed "liberty" ("libertas") by which the Romans meant equal freedom from arbitrary interference or coercion by others, including officers of the state.i Republican legal theory depends on aggregating citizens into a group (the "people" or "populus") who act together to cons…Read more
  • Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (edited book)
    with Stephan Kirste
    Springer. 2017.
    This encyclopedia covers all topics in the philosophy of law and social philosophy, including the history, theory, and leading theorists of the philosophy of law and social philosophy. Featuring specially commissioned entries by an international team of the world's best scholars, including 2000-plus entries ensuring its place as the definitive reference work on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy for the foreseeable future. The encyclopedia provides: 1) a clear concise expert definition …Read more
  • Cass R. Sunstein, Why Societies Need Dissent (review)
    Philosophy in Review 24 299-301. 2004.