July 20, 2022 • Inquiry
“A Bayesian Solution to Hallsson’s Puzzle”
Politics is rife with motivated cognition. People do not dispassionately engage with the evidence when they form political beliefs; they interpret it selectively, generating justifications for their desired conclusions and […]
June 24, 2022 • Routledge Books
Markets without Limits: Moral Virtues and Commercial Interests, 2nd Edition
May you sell your vote? May you sell your kidney?
May 13, 2022 • Social Choice and Welfare
“Optimizing political influence: a jury theorem with dynamic competence and dependence”
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate, formally, an ambiguity in the exercise of political influence. To wit: A voter might exert influence with an eye toward maximizing the […]
May 4, 2022 • SAGE Publishing
Why not anarchism?
Recent debates over ideal theory have reinvigorated interest in the question of anarchy.
March 28, 2022 • Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy
Why Paternalists Must Endorse Epistocracy
Recent findings from psychology and behavioral economics suggest that we are “predictably irrational” in the pursuit of our interests.
March 24, 2022 • Brill Publishing
Estimating the Size of the Dutch-Speaking Slave Population of New York in the eighteenth Century
Historians of American slavery are well-aware that there were slaves in New Netherland before the Dutch colony’s surrender to the English in 1664.
February 9, 2022 • Project MUSE
Dutch-Speaking Runaway Slaves in New York and New Jersey, 1730–1825
The history of runaway slaves in America has suffered from both chronological and geographical limitations.
February 9, 2022 • Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture
“How East Meets West: Justice and Consequences in Confucian Meritocracy
“Meritocracy” has historically been understood in two ways. The first is an an approach to governance. On this understanding, we seek to put meritorious (somehow defined) people into public office […]
January 25, 2022 • American Institute for Economic Research
What the Hell is Inflation Anyway?
Arguments about inflation are nothing new.
January 13, 2022 • Wiley Online Library
Why Swing-State Voting Is Not Effective Altruism: The Bad News about the Good News about Voting
Journal of Political Philosophy, EarlyView.
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