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“Reclaiming Proportionality,” Journal of Applied Philosophy, Volume 34, Issue 1, 1-18 (2017)

“Private Authority and the Role of Rights: A Reply” (response to reviews by Nicholas Cornell, Hanoch Dagan, Avihay Dorfman, John Gardner, and Alexander Steel), Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, 14 (1): 64-86. (2017)
“Private Law and Morality Through Thick and Thin: Comment on John Gardner From Personal Morality to Private Law” Forthcoming in Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies. (6000 words) (2017)
“Property and Sovereignty: How to Tell the Difference” forthcoming in Theoretical Inquiries in Law (15,000 words) (2017)
“Just War, Regular War, and Perpetual Peace” Kant-Studien, Band 107, Heft 1, 179-195. (2016)
“Standing, Value, and the Theory of Rights: Discussion of Why Law Matters” Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, (2015), pp. 1–11
“Means and Ends” (Fifth Annual Jurisprudence Lecture) Jurisprudence. 6(1) (2015) 1–23.
“Form and Matter in Kantian Political Philosophy: A Reply” (response to reviews by Miriam Ronzoni, Andrea Sangiovanni, Laura Valentini and Garrath Williams) European Journal of Philosophy 20:3pp. 487–496. (2012)
“Self-certification and the Moral Aims of the Law,” Critical Notice: Legality by Scott Shapiro, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. XXV, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 201-217. (2012)
"Civil Recourse and the Seperation of Wrongs and Remedies" Florida State University Law Review [Forthcoming].  

"Distinctions of Power and the Power of Distinctions: a Response to Professor Koskenniemi" 61 University of Toronto Law Journal 67-73 (2011). 

"Critical Notice of GA Cohen Rescuing Justice and EqualityCanadian Journal of Philosophy 40:4 669-700 (2010).

"Reply to Flikschuh and Pavlakos" Jurisprudence 1:2 317-324 (2010). 

"Hindering a Hindrance to Freedom" Jahrbuch fur Recht und Ethic Band 16 (2008) 227-250.

"Closing the Gap" Theoretical Inquiries In Law Vol. 9 No.1 (2008) 61-95.

"Legal Moralism and the Harm Principle: A Rejoinder" (available from Blackwell Synergy), Philosophy & Public Affairs 35:2 195-201 (2007).

"Beyond the Harm Principle," Philosophy & Public Affairs 34:3 216-246 (2006).

Reprinted in The Philosophy of Law,  (edited by Joel Feinberg and Jules Coleman) (Belmont CA: Wadsworth: 2007) (available from Blackwell Synergy)

"As if it had Never Happened" William and Mary Law Review 48:5 (2007) 1957-1997. 

"Tort Law in a Liberal State" Journal of Tort Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2007).

"Private Order and Public Justice: Kant and Rawls" 92 Virginia Law Review 1391 (2006).  

In Extremis Ohio State Criminal Law Journal (2005). 

"Authority and Coercion," Philosophy and Public Affairs 32:1 2-35 (2004).

"Too Much Invested to Quit" Economics and Philosophy, 20 (2004) 1-24.

"The Division of Responsibility and the Law of TortFordham Law Review (2004).

"Justice and ResponsibilityCanadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence (2004).

Three Duties to RescueLaw and Philosophy 19: 751-779 (2000).

Private Law and Private NarrativesOxford Journal of Legal Studies 20:4 683-702 (2000).

Reprinted in John Gardner and Peter Cane (eds) Relating to Responsibility: Essays Presented to Tony Honore on his 80th Birthday (Oxford, Hart 2001).

Prohibition and Preemption” Legal Theory 5 (1999) 235-268.

Some Recent Obituaries of Tort LawUniversity of Toronto Law Journal 48 (1998) 561-574.

Reprinted in Introduction to Private Law Relationships, 3rd Ed. M.J. Mac Neil, N. Sargent, T.B. Dawson and M.A. Nixon (Eds.) (Toronto: Captus Press 1999).

“What Can Philosophy Teach us about Multiculturalism?” Dialogue 36:3 607-614 (1997).

“Responses to Humiliation” Social Research 64:1 (Spring 1997) 90-112.

"Law, Language, and Interpretation" Critical notice of Andrei Marmor, Interpretation and Legal Theory, University of Toronto Law Journal 1996 335-44.

"Self Defense and  Equal Protection"  Symposium on Self Defense in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 57:3 1996 pp. 685-724.

“Strictly Speaking, It Went Without Saying” (with Brian Langille) Legal Theory 2:2 (1996) 63-81.

"Mischief and Misfortune" (with Jules Coleman), (1995) McGill Law Journal 91-130.

Reprinted in The Philosophy of Law (edited by Joel Feinberg and Jules Coleman) (Belmont CA: Wadsworth: 1999).

"Recognition and Cultural Membership" (Critical Notice of Charles Taylor Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition, Dialogue (1995) pp. 331   341.

"Universal and General Wills: Hegel and RousseauPolitical Theory 22:3 (August 1994) pp. 444 467.

reprinted in Rousseau and Law, edited by Thom Brooks (Aldershot: Ashgate 2005).

"Equality, Luck and Responsibility" Philosophy and Public Affairs 23:1 Winter 1994 pp. 3 23. 

reprinted in Equality and Justice: Volume 5  Social Contract and the Currency of Justice,
edited by Peter Vallentyne, (New York, Routledge, 2003)

"Questionable Objectivity" Nous (1993) pp. 355 372.

"Making the World Safe for Liberalism", (Critical Notice of Will Kymlicka, Contemporary Political Philosophy) Dialogue 1993 pp. 309 314.

"Liberal Justification and Neutrality"  Analyze&Kritik, Summer 1992, pp, 3 17.

"The General Will" History of Philosophy Quarterly, 9:1 (January 1992)  pp. 69-84.

Reprinted in The Social Contract Theorists: Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau edited by C.W. Morris (Lanham Maryland: Rowman and Littlfield, 1999).

"The Ideal Libertarian" (Critical Notice of Jan Narveson The Libertarian Idea) Dialogue, 1990, pp. 285 298.

"Gauthier's Liberal Individual"  Dialogue, XXVII, 1989. pp.63 76.

"Rationality and Alienation" in K. Nielsen and R.X. Ware (eds.) Analyzing Marxism, Canadian
 Journal of Philosophy
  Supplementary Volume, 1989) pp. 449 466.

"Commodity Fetishism", Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17:4, December 1987 p. 733 748.

"Explanation and EmpathyReview of Metaphysics, 40, March, 1987, pp. 465 482.

"Foundationalism in Political Theory" Philosophy and Public Affairs 16:2, Spring 1987  pp. 115 137.

Chapters in Books

“The Innate Right of Humanity and the Right to Justification” forthcoming in Ester Herlin Karnell and Matthias Klatt (eds) Cosmopolitan Law as Justification. Oxford University Press 2018
“Embodied Free Beings under Public Law: A Reply” forthcoming in Sari Kisilevsky and Martin Stone (eds.) Freedom and Force: Essays on Kant’s Political Philosophy (Oxford: Hart Publishing) (Reply to essays on Force and Freedom by A.J. Julius, Katrin Flikschuh, Japa Pallikkathayil, George Pavlakos, Andrea Sangiovanni, Martin Stone, Daniel Weinstock, and Allen Wood.) 179-214.
Ripstein, Arthur, and Sergio Tenenbaum “Directionality and Virtuous Ends: Kant on Our Duties Regarding Animals” in Lucy Allais, Kant on Animals, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
“What Does it Mean to Be at War?” in Edward Iacobucci and Stephen Toope (eds.) After the Paris Attacks. (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2015) 85-90.
“Time’s Arrow and the Rule of Law” in Lisa Austin and Dennis Klimchuk (eds.) Private Law and the Rule of Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 306-327. (2015)
“Kant’s Juridical Theory of Colonialism” in Katrin Flikschuh and Lea Ypi (eds.) Kant and Colonialism (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 145-169. (2014)
“Possession and Use” in James Penner and Henry Smith (eds.) Philosophical Foundations of Property Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 156-181. (2013)
“Kant and the Circumstances of Justice,” in Elisabeth Ellis (ed.) Kant’s Political Theory: Interpretations and Applications (Penn State University Press) 42-73. (2012)

"Kantian Legal Philosophy" in Dennis Patterson (ed.) A Companion to Legal Philosophy (Oxford: Blackwell-Wiley, 2009).

"Kant and the Circumstances of Justice" forthcoming in Elisabeth Ellis (ed.) Kant's Political Theory: Interpretations and Applications (Penn State University Press 2009).

"Kant's Legal and Political Philosophy" in T. Hill (ed.) A Companion to Kant's Ethics (Oxford: Blackwell, 2009) 155-172.

"Introduction: Anti-Archimedeanism" in Arthur Ripstein (ed.) Ronald Dworkin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007) 1-21.

"Liberty and Equality" in Arthur Ripstein (ed.) Ronald Dworkin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)  82-108.

"Public and Private Benefits in Higher Education" in Frank Iacobucci and Carolyn Touhy (eds.) Taking Public Universities Seriously (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).

"Philosophy of Tort Law", in J.L. Coleman and S. Shapiro (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

* Video of comments by Tony Honore, Regius Professor of Civil Law Emeritus at Oxford  (self-extracting video file)

* Response by Arthur Ripstein (self-extracting video file)

Corrective Justice in an Age of Mass Torts” with B. Zipursky) in G. Postema (ed) Philosophy and the Law of Torts (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2001) pp. 214-249.

“Introduction: Practical Reason and Preference” (with C.W. Morris) in C.W. Morris and Arthur Ripstein (eds.) Practical Reason and Preference (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).

“Disagreement and Coercion”  in R. Beiner and W. Norman (eds.) Canadian Political Philosophy at the Turn of the Century: Exemplary Essays (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2000).

"Multiculturalism" in The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy (1998).

"Context, Continuity, and Fairness"  Jeff McMahan and Robert McKim (eds.) The Morality of Nationalism (Oxford, 1997) pp. 209-226.

"Political Philosophy", in J.V. Canfield (ed.) The Routledge History of Philosophy: The Twentieth Century.

"Preference" in C. Morris and R.G. Frey (eds.) Value, Welfare and Morality (Cambridge University Press, 1993) pp. 93 111.  Revised version in Practical Reason and Principle: Essays for David Gauthier (Cambridge, 2001).

"Hobbes on World Government and the World Cup" in Timo Airaksinen and Martin Bertman (eds.) Hobbes: War among Nations (London: Gower Press, 1989) pp. 112 119.


Private Wrongs Harvard University Press 2016. In Press. 330 pages.

Equality, Responsibility and the Law  Cambridge University Press 1998.  307 pages

Awarded Nicholas Hoare/Renaud Bray Book Prize of the Canadian Philosophical Association, 2001

Reviewed in: American Political Science Review (Mark Graber) Canadian Journal of Philosophy (Richard Arneson) Canadian Political Science Review (Colin McLeod) Economics and Philosophy (John Christman) Law and Philosophy (Larry Alexander) Michigan Law Review (John Goldberg) Mind (Antony Duff) University of Toronto Law Journal (John Gardner) Ethics (William Edmunsdon) Modern Law Review (William Lucy) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Joanna Perkins) Philosophy in Review (Samantha Brennan) Philosophical Quarterly

Force and Freedom: Kant's Legal and Political Philosophy Harvard University Press, 2009.  

Books Edited

Immanuel Kant (Aldershot: Ashgate 2008) 525 pages.

Ronald Dworkin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2007) 186 pages.

Practical Rationality and Preference: Essays for David Gauthier (edited with Christopher W. Morris) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Law and Morality (edited with David Dyzenhaus) University of Toronto Press,  1996 (an anthology for use in undergraduate courses). 780 pages.

Second Edition, September 2001. 1008 pages

Third edition (edited with David Dyzenhaus and Sophia Moreau), March 2007. 1018 pages

Philosophy and Criminal Law (edited with Mark Thornton) special issue of Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence January, 1998.

Book Reviews

Review of Allen Wood, The Free Development of Each: Studies on Freedom, Right and Ethics in Classical German Philosophy, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014

Review of Antony Duff, Punishment, Communication and Community, Philosophical Quarterly, 2002.

Review of Jeremy Waldron, Law and Disagreement, Philosophical Review 2001.

Review of T.M. Scanlon, What We Owe to Each Other, Philosophy in Review 20:1, 73-76, (2000).

Review of Antony Duff (ed.), Philosophy and the Criminal Law, Philosophical Quarterly 2000.

Review of John Martin Fischer and Mark Ravizza, Responsibility and Control, Philosophy in Review 18:6 1998.

Review of Martha Nussbaum et al, For Love of Country, Dialogue 1998.

Review of Jules Coleman and Allan Buchanan (eds), In Harm's Way: Essays in Honor of Joel Feinberg, Philosophical Books, March 1997

Review of Richard Miller, Moral Differences, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 1993

Review of Allan Gibbard, Wise Choices, Apt Feelings, Philosophical Review, January 1993

Review of Jean Hampton, Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition, Canadian Philosophical Reviews,
March 1988.

Review of Russell Hardin, Morality Within the Limits of Reason, Canadian Journal of Political
, Vol 22, no. 3 (Sept. 1989).

Review of Gary Herbert, Thomas Hobbes: The Unity of Scientific and Moral Wisdom, Ethics, July 1990.

Review of David Miller, Market, State and Community, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 1992.

Popular Pieces

"Undue Burdens" Boston Review March/April 1995.

"Animal Rights and Wrongs" Canadian Dimension July 1988 p. 9 10

15  Op-Ed and "Principles" pieces, Toronto Globe and Mail, various dates, 1990-92.

Radio Specials

War and Peace (two part special with Michael Blake and Simone Chambers) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, November 12 and 13. (2015)
My Brother and Sister’s Keeper (two part special with Michael Blake and Simone Chambers) IDEAS,
CBC Radio 1, May 2013
Freedom of Expression (two part special with Michael Blake and Simone Chambers) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, May 2011.
Secularism (Two Part Special with Michael Blake, Mohammad Fadel, and Simone Chambers) IDEAS
CBC Radio One, April 19-20, 2010
Democracy (two part special with Michael Blake and Simone Chambers) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, May 2009
“The Dog Ate My Homework,” (with Michael Blake and Simone Chambers) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1,
March 2008
“Emergencies,” (with Sophia Moreau and Michael Blake) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, May 2006.
“Borders and Boundaries,” (with Seana Shiffrin and Michael Blake) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, July 2005.

"Borders and Boundaries" (With Seana Shiffrin and Michael Blake) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, July 2005.

"Authority"(with Seana Shiffrin and Gopal Sreenivasan) IDEAS CBC Radio 1, May 2004.

"Coercion" (with Michael Blake and Gopal Sreenivasan) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, June 2004.

"The Truth About Lying" (with Michael Blake and Samantha Brennan) IDEAS CBC Radio 1, May 27, 2002.

“For Your Own Good” (with Michael Blake and Samantha Brennan) IDEAS CBC Radio 1, February 7, 2001

“Tough Luck” (With Mayo Moran and Daniel Weinstock) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1,  October 27, 1998

“The Public Good Matters” (with Will Kymlicka and Christine Sypnowich) IDEAS, CBC Radio 1, November 29, 1996

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