Kantian Consequentialism
, Oxford University Press, 1996 available on Oxford Scholarship On-Line, 2003.



All journal articles and chapters were peer refereed, unless otherwise indicated.
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Ego-less Agency: Dharma-Responsiveness without Kantian Autonomy, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, vol. 55.2; pp. 497-518; June 2020.

Buddhist Modernism and Kant on Enlightenment” in Buddhist Philosophy:  A Comparative Approach, edited by Steven Emmanuel, Wiley-Blackwell Publisher; January 2018.

Dependent Origination, Emptiness, and the Value of Nature,” with Alex Hamilton (Bates ’15), Journal of Buddhist Ethics; January 2017.

Reasonable Pluralism, Interculturalism, and Question-Beggingness,” Journal of Ethics, vol. 18.3, pp. 265-78; September 2014.

“Comparative Reflections on Buddhist Political Thought: Asoka, Shambhala & the General Will” in A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy, edited by Steven Emmanuel; Wiley-Blackwell Publisher, January 2013.

The Law of Peoples” and Right to War: iFrom Islamic Jihad to Buddhist Pacifism n The Morality and Global Justice Reader, Michael Boylan (ed.); Westview Press, 2011.

“Islamic and Buddhist Medical Ethics:  Morality and Theology in Moral Reasoning” (invited) in Islam and Bioethics, edited by Berna Arda and Vardit Rispler-Chaim, Ankara Turkey: Ankara University Press, 2011.

Competing Conceptions of the Self in Kantian and Buddhist Moral Theories,” in Cultivating Personhood:   Kant and Asian Philosophy, Stephen R. Palmquist (ed.), (Berlin:  Walter de Gruyter, 2010).


Consequentialism” Wiley-Blackwell’s International Encyclopedia of Ethics, April 2020.

Korsgaard’s Rejection of Consequentialism” (with reply from Korsgaard) in Metaphilosophy 42.4, July 2011.

Dignity, Contractualism, and Consequentialism,” Utilitas Vol. 20, 2008.

Justice and Revolution in Kant’s Political Philosophy” in Rethinking KantCurrent Trends in American Kantian Scholarship; Cambridge Scholar Publishers 2008.

Gewirth’s Kantian Consequentialism” in Gewirth: Critical Essays on Action, Rationality, and Community, Michael Boylan editor, Roman and Littlefield, 1998.

Kantian Consequentialism,” Ethics vol.100 no.3, April 1990; pp. 586-615.

Consequentialism, Egoism, and the Moral Law,” Philosophical Studies vol.57, Fall 1989; pp. 111-134.

Desert and Entitlement: A Rawlsian Consequentialist Account,”  Analysis vol.47 no.1, January 1987; pp. 15-19.


The Genealogy of Informed Consent,” International Association of Bioethics, Newsletter, November 2008 (invited) .

Health Care Justice:  The Social Insurance Model” in International Public Health Policy and Ethics; Springer Publishers 2008.

Confucian Ethics: Responsibilities, Rights, and Relationships” Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics vol. 16 no. 1; January, 2006.

Declaring Death, Giving Life” Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics vol. 15 no. 3; May 2005.

The Right to Die and the Right to Health Care” in Public Health Policy and Ethics, Michael Boylan (ed); Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

Co-Author, Report on Maine Health Care Services:  (invited) “A Problem Of Vision: Toward a Basic Health Care Program for Maine Residents,” The Department of Human Services BioEthics Advisory Committee, December 1991; published by the Maine State Government, 53 pages.


Reference Failure and Scientific Realism: A Response to the Meta-Induction,” The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science vol.43 no.1, March 1992; pp. 21-40.

BOOK REVIEWS (invited)

Consequentialism:  New Directions, New Problems, by Christian Seidel (ed.), (Oxford University Press, 2019) in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, October 2020.

Buddhism and Political Theory by Matthew J. Moore (Oxford University Press, 2016) in Review of Politics vol. 79.3, 2017.

The Beloved Self:  Morality and the Challenge from Egoism by Alison Hills (Oxford University Press, 2010) in Analysis Reviews, February 2012.

Goodness and Justice:  A  Consequentialist Moral Theory, by Joseph Mendola, (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2006); in Utilitas vol. 21.4, December 2009.

Normative Ethics by Shelly Kagan (Westview Press, 1998) in Ethics vol. 110 no. 2, January 2000.

Kant’s Ethical Thought by Allen Wood (Cambridge University Press, 1999) in Philosophical Books 42 (4):294-296, 2001.

Dignity and Vulnerability George Harris (University of California Press, 1997) in The Philosophical Review, January 1999.

Mill’s Principle of Utility by Necip Fikri Alican (Rodopi, 1994); in Ethics, 1996.

Absolutism and its Consequentialist Critics by Joram Graf Haber, ed.  (Rowan and Littlefield, 1994); in Ethics, 1995.

Animal Experimentation: The Moral Issues by Robert M. Baird and Stuart Rosenbaum, eds. (Prometheus Books, 1991); in Ethics, 1994.