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+ - Jordan Adamson

Adamson, Jordan (2017). (Dissertation) The Economics of Political Violence

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+ - Keith Hankins

Gaus, Jerry and Keith Hankins (2017). Searching for the Ideal: The Fundamental Diversity Dilemma. In K. Vallier and M. Weber (Eds.), Political Utopias (pp. 175-201). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hankins, Keith (2016). Adam Smith's Intriguing Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck. Ethics, 126 (3): 711 - 746.

Hankins, Keith and John Thrasher (2015). When Justice Demands Inequality. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 12 (2): 172 – 194.

Hankins, Keith (2015). (Dissertation) Embracing Moral Luck:  Accidents, Apologies, and the Foundations of Social Cooperation.

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+ - Erik Kimbrough

Hajikhameneh, Aidin and Erik O. Kimbrough (Forthcoming). Individualism, Collectivism and Trade. Experimental Economics.

Kimbrough, Erik O., Nikolaus Robalino and Arthur J. Robson (2017). Applying 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments. Games and Economic Behavior, 106: 209-226. doi:10.1016/j.geb.2017.10.008

Deck, Cary A. and Erik O. Kimbrough (2017). Experimenting with Contests for Experimentation. Southern Economic Journal, 84(2): 391-406.

Kimbrough, Erik O. and Alexander Vostroknutov (2016). Norms Make Preferences Social. Journal of the European Economic Association, 14(3): 608-638.

Jaworski, Taylor A. and Erik O. Kimbrough (2016). Bubbles, Crashes and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets. International Economic Review, 57(1): 155-176.

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+ - Jan Osborn

Osborn, Jan, Bart J. Wilson and Gus P. Gradinger (2017). Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story. Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-being of Nations, 9: 57-72. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2859643

Osborn, Jan, Bart J. Wilson and Bradley R. Sherwood (2015). Conduct in Narrativized Trust Games. Southern Economic Journal, 81(3): 562-597.

Osoborn, Jan (2015). Community Colleges and First-Generation Students: Academic Discourse in the Writing ClassroomNew York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 

+ - Vernon Smith

Smith, Vernon L. (2016). Adam Smith and Experimental Economics: Sentiments to Wealth. In R. Hanley (Ed.), Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy (pp. 262-280). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Smith, Vernon (2015). Discovery Processes, Science, and 'Knowledge-how:' Competition as a Discovery Procedure in the Laboratory. The Review of Austrian Economics, 28(3): 237-245.

Smith, Vernon (2015). Adam Smith: Homo Socialis, Yes; Social Preferences, No; Reciprocity Was to Be Explained. Review of Behavioral Economics, 2(1-2): 183-193. 

Smith, Vernon (2015). Conduct, Rules and the Origins of Institutions. Journal of Institutional Economics, 11(3): 481-483. 

Smith, Vernon L. (2008). Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

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+ - John Thrasher

Thrasher, John. Forthcoming. “Constructivism, Representation, and Stability: Path-Dependence in Public Reason Theories of Justice.” Synthese

Thrasher, John and Toby Handflied. 2018. “Honor and Violence: An Account of Feuds, Duels, and Honor Killings.” Human Nature 29(4).

Thrasher John, and Kevin Vallier. 2018. “Political Stability in the Open Society.” American Journal of Political Science. 62(2):398-409.

Thrasher, John. 2018. “Evaluating Bad Norms.” Social Philosophy & Policy. 35(1).

Thrasher, John (2016). The Ethics of Legislative Vote Trading. Political Studies, 64(3): 614-629.

Thrasher, John and Kevin Vallier (2015). The Fragility of Consensus: Public Reason, Stability, and Diversity. The European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4): 933-954.

Thrasher, John (2015). Adam Smith and the Social Contract. The Adam Smith Review, 8: 195-216.

Thrasher, John (2014). Uniqueness and Symmetry in Bargaining Theories of Justice. Philosophical Studies, 167(3): 683-699.

Thrasher, John (2013). Reconciling Justice and Pleasure in Epicurean Contractarianism. Ethical Theory & Moral Practice, 16(2): 423-436.

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+ - Bas van der Vossen

Tesón, Fernando and Bas van der Vossen (2017). Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers? New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Brennan, Jason, Bas van der Vossen, and David Schmidtz (Eds.). (2018). The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism. New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Van der Vossen, Bas (2016). Uncertain Rights Against Defense. Social Philosophy and Policy, 32: 129-145.

Van der Vossen, Bas (2016). Self-Determination and Moral Variation. In F. Tesón (Ed.), The Theory of Self-Determination (ASIL Studies in International Legal Theory, pp. 13-31). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781316340639.002

Van der Vossen, Bas (2015). Imposing Duties and Original Appropriation. Journal of Political Philosophy, 23: 64-85.

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+ - Fabian Wendt

Wendt, Fabian (2017). Compromise and the Value of Widely Accepted Laws. In C. Rostbøll and T. Scavenius (Eds.), Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory (pp. 50-62). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Wendt, Fabian (2017). The Sufficiency Proviso. In J. Brennan, B. van der Vossen, and D. Schmidtz (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism (pp. 169-183). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Strukturelle Gerechtigkeit und das Lockesche Proviso. In B. Knoll (Ed.), Der Minimalstaat: Zum Staatsverständnis von Robert Nozick. Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Key Concepts in Political Theory: Authority. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Polity Press.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Rescuing Public Justification from Public Reason Liberalism. In Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy (Vol. 5).

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+ - Bart Wilson

Smith, Vernon L. and Bart J. Wilson (2017). Sentiments, Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory. Social Philosophy and Policy, 34(1): 25-55.

Wilson, Bart J. and Samuel R. Harris (2017). Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38(3): 376-396.

Wilson, Bart J. (2015). Humankind in Civilization's Extended Order: A Tragedy, The First Part. Supreme Court Economic Review, 23(1): 35-58.

Wilson, Bart J., Taylor Jaworski, Karl Schurter, and Andrew Smyth (2012). The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture. Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 28(4): 617-656.

Crockett, Sean, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson (2009). Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process. Economic Journal, 119 (539): 1162-1188.

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+ - Lucia Rafanelli

Rafanelli, Lucia (2017). "A Defense of Individualism in the Age of Corporate Rights," The Journal of Political Philosophy 25, 3 (2017): 281-302.

+ - Katharine Gillespie

“Shades of Representation: Lucy Hutchinson’s Ghost and the Representational Politics of the Representative.” Milton Now, edited by Catharine Gray and Erin Murphy (Routledge Press, 2014).

“Prophetic Writings,” an essay for The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution, ed., Laura Lungar Knoppers (Oxford University Press, 2012).

“Women’s Civil War Writing and the Discourses of Fifth Monarchism,” article-length chapter in The History of British Women's Writing, 1610-1690, Mihoko Suzuki, ed. (Palgrave, 2011). 

“’Embrace not this Present World, It will kisse you, and kill you; like a Sea of Glasse’: Republican Retreat and the Publicity of Private Selves in Hugh Peter’s Legacy to his Daughter, 1660.” Early Modern Culture Seminar, special issue on “Making Publics,” dedicated to Richard Helgerson and edited by Patricia Fumento, Crystal Bartolovich and David Siar (April 2010).

“Eve as Thanatrix: Sabbatarianism and the Republican Politics of Death and Resurrection in Lucy Hutchinson’s Order and Disorder.” In Joseph Patrick Ward, ed., Violence, Politics, and Gender in Early Modern England (Palgrave MacMillan, 2008).

“Mary Rowlandson’s ‘Restauration’ and the Glorious Revolution in the English Restoration.” Bunyan Studies (2004).

“Elizabeth Cromwell’s ‘Kitchin’ Court’: Republicanism and the Consort. Genders 33 (2001). 

“This briny ocean will o’erflow your shore’: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Second World’ Atlanticism and National Narratives of Literary History.” Symbiosis Vol. 3, No. 2 (October 1999).

“The Separation of Church from State and the Woman Writer.” Special issue ofTulsa Studies in Women's Literature on British Women's Writing, Political Discourse 1640-1867. Vol. 17, No. 2 (Fall 1998).

“Anna Trapnel's Window on the Word: The Private Spaces of Public Dissent inSeventeenth-Century English Non-Conformity.” Special issue of Bunyan Studies on Dissenting Women. No. 7 (1997). Honorable Mention for the 1999 “Best Essay” Prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.