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"Démocratie, nation et ethnie : le problème des frontières.” Raison publique (2013).

"A Critique of the "Common Ownership of the Earth" Thesis." Les Ateliers de l'éthique 8.2 (2013): 33-40.

"Publicity, Privacy, and Religious Toleration in Hobbes's Leviathan." Modern Intellectual History 10.2 (2013): 261-291.

"On the Demos and its Kin: Nationalism, Democracy, and the Boundary Problem." American Political Science Review 106.4 (2012): 867-882.

"Hobbes on the Causes of War: A Disagreement Theory." American Political Science Review 105.2 (2011): 298-315.

"Democratic Legitimacy and State Coercion: A Reply to David Miller." Political Theory 38.1 (2010): 121-130.

"How Baha'i Voters Should Vote." The Journal of Baha'i Studies 18.1-4 (2008): 77-94.

"Is There a Genuine Tension between Cosmopolitan Egalitarianism and Special Responsibilities?" Philosophical Studies 138.3 (2008): 348-365. (Co-authored.)

"Democratic Theory and Border Coercion: No Right to Unilaterally Control Your Own Borders." Political Theory 36.1 (2008): 37-65.

"Cooperation, Pervasive Impact, and Coercion: On the Scope (not Site) of Distributive Justice." Philosophy & Public Affairs 35.4 (2007): 318-358.

On the Philosophy/Rhetoric Binaries, or, Is Habermasian Discourse Motivationally Impotent?Philosophy & Social Criticism 33.4 (2007): 445-472.

"Liberal Egalitarian Arguments for Closed Borders: Some Preliminary Critical Reflections." Ethics & Economics 4.1 (2006).

"Democratic Elections without Campaigns? Normative Foundations of National Baha'i Elections." World Order 37.1 (2005): 7-49.

Was Fichte an Ethnic Nationalist? On Cultural Nationalism and its Double.History of Political Thought 26.2 (2005): 334-359.

In Defence of the Universalization Principle in Discourse Ethics.The Philosophical Forum 36.2 (2005): 193-211.

Does Collective Identity Presuppose an Other? On the Alleged Incoherence of Global Solidarity. American Political Science Review 99.1 (2005): 45-60.

Historical Truth, National Myths, and Liberal Democracy: On the Coherence of Liberal Nationalism.The Journal of Political Philosophy 12.3 (2004): 291-313.

Liberal Nationalist versus Postnational Social Integration: On the Nation's Ethno-Cultural Particularity and Concreteness’. Nations and Nationalism 10.3 (2004): 231-250.

Introduction to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.World Order 34.2 (2002–2003): 19–27.

The Passions of the Wise: Phronêsis, Rhetoric and Aristotle’s Passionate Practical Deliberation.The Review of Metaphysics 56.2 (2002): 267-296.

Does Liberal Democracy Presuppose a Cultural Nation? Four Arguments. American Political Science Review 96.3 (2002): 495-509.

Amnesia, Obsession, Cinematic U-Turns: On Mulholland Drive. Senses of Cinema 19 (2002). (Co-authored.)

Ethnicity, Race, and a Possible Humanity.World Order 33.1 (2001): 23-34.

Banishing the Particular: Rousseau on Rhetoric, Patrie, and the Passions.Political Theory 29.4 (2001): 556–582.

Informational Constraint and Focal Point Convergence: Theoretical Implications of Plurality-Rule Elections for the New Institutionalism.Rationality and Society 13.1 (2001): 99–136.

‘Because Baha’u’llah Said So’: Dealing With a Non-starter in Moral Reasoning. Baha’i Studies Review 5.1 (1995): 83–85.



"The Representation of Hobbesian Sovereignty: Leviathan as Mythology." In Hobbes Today: Insights for the 21st Century. Ed. S. A. Lloyd. Pp. 113-152. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Closed Borders, Human Rights, and Democratic Legitimation.” In Driven From Home: Human Rights and the New Realities of Forced Migration. Ed. David Hollenbach. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2010.

Citizenship, Immigration, and Boundaries.” In Ethics and World Politics. Ed. D. S. A. Bell. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Thomas Hobbes et le droit naturel.” In Droit naturel, relancer l’histoire? Ed. Xavier Dijon. Brussels : Bruylant, 2008.



"The Radical Hobbes." Review essay of Jeffrey R. Collins, The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) and James Martel, Subverting the Leviathan: Reading Thomas Hobbes as a Radical Democrat (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007). In Political Theory 37.5: 706-712.

Response to Joseph Carens’s “In Defense of Amnesty for Irregular Migrants.” Boston Review 34.3 (2009).

Review of David D. Laitin, Nations, States, and Violence (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). In Nations and Nationalism 14.3 (2008): 616-617.

Politics beyond War: Ulrich Gollmer’s Contribution to Baha’i Political Thought. World Order 35.3 (2004): 19-23.

Review of Keven Brown and Eberhard von Kitzing, Evolution and Baha’i Belief: Abdu’l-Baha’s Response to Nineteenth-Century Darwinism (Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 2001). In International Journal of Middle East Studies 36.1 (2004): 148-149.

Op-Ed Piece: “Respecting Civil Rights in Iran.Harvard Crimson A–13 October 19, 1998.



Interview, June 22, 2013: "Episode 24. Arash Abizadeh on Immigration." Public Ethics Radio.

Presentation, May 17, 2013: "Démocratie, nation et ethnie : Le problème des frontières." Colloque annuel de la CRIEC, Les nationalismes québécois face à la diversité ethnoculturelle.



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