Articles and chapters
- “Preferences All the Way Down: Questioning the Neoclassical Foundations of Behavioral Economics and Libertarian Paternalism,” revised for special issue of Oeconomia SUBMITTED
- Chapter on behavioral politics for the Handbook of Behavioural Change and Public Policy (Edward Elgar) SUBMITTED
- The [Oxford] Handbook of Ethics and Economics (edited), under contract with Oxford University Press IN PROGRESS
- The Decline of the Individual: Reconciling Autonomy and Community, under contract with Palgrave Macmillan IN PROGRESS
- Book on superheroes and philosophy, under contract with Wiley Blackwell IN PROGRESS
- Book on moral judgment, planned for Stanford University Press
- “Judging the Efficacy and Ethics of Positive Psychology for Government Policymaking,” forthcoming in The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology, edited by Tim Lomas, Nick Brown, and Francisco Jose Eiroá-Orosa (Routledge, 2017)
- “Dignity on the Line: The Kantian Ethics and Economics of Work,” forthcoming in Fair Work: Ethics, Social Policy, Globalization, edited by Kory Schaff (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017)
- “Nudging Merit Goods: Conceptual, Normative, and Practical Connections,” forthcoming in Forum for Social Economics
- “Nudging Debt: On the Ethics of Behavioral Paternalism in Personal Finance,” forthcoming in Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning
- “‘What I Had to Do’: The Ethics of Wonder Woman’s Execution of Maxwell Lord,” forthcoming in Wonder Woman and Philosophy, edited by Jacob M. Held (Wiley Blackwell, 2016)
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2015-present)
- The Insanity Defense: Multidisciplinary Views on Its History, Trends, and Controversies (Praeger, 2017)
- A Philosopher Reads Marvel Comics' Civil War: Exploring the Moral Judgments of Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man (Ockham Publishing, 2016.
- Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation, edited with Jennifer A. Baker (Oxford University Press, 2016).
- Social Economics, 4 vols., co-edited with Wilfred Dolfsma, Robert McMaster, Deborah Figart, and Ellen Mutari (Routledge, 2016)
- Law and Social Economics: Essays in Ethical Values for Theory, Practice, and Policy (edited) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
- “The Ethical Issues Behind Expanding the Right to Try Pre-Approval Drugs and Medical Devices,” Mercatus Research (2016)
- “Overview of Behavioral Economics and Policy," forthcoming in Nudges: Regulations vs. Markets, edited by James Broughel and Sherzod Abdukadirov, Palgrave, 2016, pp. 15-36
- “Bad Medicine: Does the Unique Nature of Health Care Decisions Justify Nudges?”, forthcoming in Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics, edited by I. Glenn Cohen, Holly F. Lynch, and Christopher T. Robertson, John Hopkins University Press, 2016, pp. 72-82
- “The Crucial Importance of Interests in Libertarian Paternalism,” in Nudging - Possibilities, Limitations and Applications in European Law and Economics, edited by Klaus Mathis and Avishalom Tor, Springer, 2016, pp. 21-38
- “On the Justification of Antitrust: A Matter of Rights and Wrongs” and "Response to Long and Barr," The Antitrust Bulletin, 61(2), 2016, pp. 323-335, 346-350.
- "The Neglected Nuance of Beccaria's Theory of Punishment," European Journal of Law and Economics (online February 17, 2016)
- "The Virtues of a Kantian Economics," in Economics and the Virtues (see above), 2016, pp. 94-115
- "On the Relevance of Wrongfulness to the Concept of Externalities," OEconomia, 5(3), 2015, pp. 313-329.
- “Judgment: Balancing Principle and Policy,” Review of Social Economy, 73(3), 2015, 223-241 (also reprinted in Social Economics, see above)
- “A Modest Comment on McMullin: A Kantian Account of Modesty,” Journal of Philosophical Research, 40, 2015, pp. 1-5
- “Teaching Ethics When Hero Battles Hero,” Marvel Comics’ Civil War and the Age of Terror: Critical Essays on the Comic Saga, edited by Kevin M. Scott, McFarland, 2015, pp. 189-199
- “The Neglect of Consent in Economics: A Comment on Marciano,” Homo Oeconomicus 32(2), 2015, pp. 293-296.
- “Securing an Ethical Foundation for Law and Social Economics” (updated, revised, and retitled version of earlier chapter), in The Elgar Companion to Social Economics, 2nd edition, edited by John B. Davis and Wilfred Dolfsma, 2015, pp. 649-661.
- “Retributivist Justice and Dignity: Finding a Role for Economics in Criminal Justice,” in Mark D. White, ed., Law and Social Economics: Essays in Ethical Values for Theory, Practice, and Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp. 77-96.
- “A Kantian-Economic Approach to Altruism in the Household,” Palgrave Communications, 2015, 1, art. 15005: 1-6.
Updated March 20, 2017