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:

“Why political philosophy should be robust” with Jeff Spinner-Halev American Political Science Review (Forthcoming)

“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