Publications / Working Papers


Legitimate Opposition, Yale University Press, 2022

A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism, Yale University Press, 2014.

Articles and Contributions to Edited Volumes:

“Can liberal integrity handle disagreement? Perhaps not.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (2020)

“Why no good, very bad, elitist democracy is an achievement, not a failure.”
NOMOS: Democratic Failure—Melissa Schwartzberg and Daniel Viehoff, Editors—New York, NYU Press—(2019)

Does Donald Trump Pose a Special Threat to Democracy? Probably NotContemporary Political Theory, 2018

“Non-Ideal Democratic Authority: The Case of Nondemocratic Elections,” Politics, Philosophy and Economics, November 2017

“Legitimate Opposition, Ostracism, and the Law of Democracy in Ancient Athens” Journal of PoliticsOctober 2016

“Compromise and Representative Government: A Skeptical Perspective” NOMOS, ed. Jack Knight, New York, NYU Press—(2018)

“Proceduralism and Popular Threats to Democracy” Journal of Political Philosophy, 18/4, (2010).    (SSRN)

Edited Books:

Political Representation w. Ian Shapiro, Susan Stokes and Elisabeth Wood. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Working Papers:

Antidemocrats and the Right to Participate