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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Academic Journals:
“Ethical Economics or Economical Ethics? Considerations out of Carl Menger.” Review of Austrian Economics (forthcoming). Link.
“The Edifying Discourses of Adam Smith: Focalism, Commerce, and Serving the Common Good.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought (forthcoming). Link.
2022. “Convention without Convening.” Constitutional Political Economy. 33(1): 1-24. Coauthored with Daniel B. Klein. Link.
2021. “God, Commerce, and Adam Smith through the Editions of The Theory of Moral Sentiments.” Journal of Markets & Morality. 24(2): 269-288. Link.
2021. “The Behavioral Welfare Economist in Society: Considerations from David Hume.” Review of Behavioral Economics 8 (3-4): 239-258. Coauthored with Malte Dold. Link.
2021. “David Hume, Economic Rationality, and Policy: Symposium Introduction,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 183: 833-835. Link.
2021. “Satisfaction in Action: Hume’s Endogenous Theory of Preferences and the Virtues of Commerce.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 183: 849-860. Link.
2021. “A Dialectical Reading of Adam Smith on Wealth and Happiness.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 184: 826-836. Link.
2019. “Reason and Political Economy in Hume.” Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 12(1): 26-51. Link.
2019. “Hume and Smith on Utility, Agreeableness, Propriety, and Moral Approval,” History of European Ideas 54(5): 675-704. Coauthored with Colin Doran and Daniel B. Klein. Link.
2018. “The Man within the Breast, the Supreme Impartial Spectator, and Other Impartial Spectators in Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments.” History of European Ideas 44(8): 1153-1168. Coauthored with Daniel B. Klein and Colin Doran. Link.
2018. “Adam Smith’s Humean Attitude Towards Science; Illustrated by ‘The History of Astronomy’.” The Adam Smith Review 11: 265-280. Link.
2017. “The Dual Account of Reason and the Spirit of Philosophy in Hume’s Treatise.” Hume Studies 43(2), 29-56. Link.
2017. “The Elevated Imagination: Contemplation and Action in David Hume and Adam Smith.” The Journal of Scottish Philosophy, 15(1): 27-45. Coauthored with Colin Doran. Link.
2017. “The Sympathetic Formation of Reason and the Limits of Science,” Society, 54(3):246-252. Link.
2022. “Butler and Smith’s Ethical and Theological Framing of Commerce.” In Adam Smith, Theology, and Morality, eds. J. Ballor and C. van der Kooi. London: Routledge, pp. 189-213. Link.
2020. “Mere-Liberty in David Hume.” In A Companion to David Hume, ed. Moris Polanco.
Guatemala City: Universidad Francisco Marroquin: 125-160. Coauthored with Daniel B. Klein. Link.
“Our Dynamic Being Within: A Smithian Critique of the New Paternalism.” (Under review.) Link.
“What’s Liberal About Adam Smith’s Liberal Plan?” (Under review.) Link.
Academic Book Reviews:
2022. A review of Margaret Schabas and Carl Wennerlind, A Philosopher’s Economist: Hume and the Rise of Capitalism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020). Hume Studies 47(1), 161-166. Link.
2020. A review of Our Great Purpose. Adam Smith on Living a Better Life by Ryan Patrick Hanley. The
Independent Review, 25(1). Link.
2018. “Hayek on the Liberty of Knowledge.” [A review of of F.A. Hayek: Economics, Political Economy, and Social Philosophy by Peter J. Boettke.] The University Bookman. Link.
2017. A review of The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis C. Rasmussen. Published in The Review of Austrian Economics. Link.
2016. A review of Liberty and Equality in Political Economy: From Locke versus Rousseau to the Present by Nicholas Capaldi and Gordon Lloyd. Published in The Review of Austrian Economics. Link.
June 22, 2022. “Adam Smith’s Synergistic Moral Authorizations,” Adam Smith Works. [Republished at AIER. Link.]
April 27, 2022. “Nature, Convention, & Natural Convention,” Adam Smith Works. Coauthored with Dan Klein. Link.
March 23, 2022. “What’s Natural About Adam Smith’s Natural Liberty?”, Adam Smith Works. Coauthored with Dan Klein. Link. [Republished at Voegelin View. Link.]
March 2, 2022. “Francis Hutcheson: Property as a Way to Virtue,” Adam Smith Works. Link.
November 18, 2021. “Doing Good Through Honest Commerce: Adam Smith and Joseph Butler,” Adam Smith Works. Link.
October 11, 2021. “Adam Smith and the Problems with the New Paternalism,” Institute for Economic Affairs (blog). Link. [Republished at AIER. Link.]
December 7, 2020. “Adam Smith on Capitalism and the Common Good,” featured article at EconLib. Link.
December 4, 2020. “A Brief History of the Editions of the Theory of Moral Sentiments,” Adam Smith Works. Part 1, part 2.
May 13, 2020. “Perspectives from Smith on Wealth and Happiness,” Adam Smith Works. Link.
Co-editor, with Daniel B. Klein, of Just Sentiments, a monthly feature at Adam Smith Works.
Co-editor, with Mario J. Rizzo, special issue of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization: “David Hume, Economic Rationality, and Policy.” Link.