The Philosophy of Xunzi: A Reconstruction. Open Court Press, 2007.
“Conspiracy Theories and Monological Belief Systems.” Argumenta (Journal of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy), special issue on the ethics and epistemology of conspiracy theories. Forthcoming.
“Conspiracy Theories and the Paranoid Style: Do Conspiracy Theories Posit Implausibly Vast and Evil Conspiracies?” Social Epistemology. 2017.
“Would Early Confucians Really Support Humanitarian Interventions?” Philosophy East and West 66.3 (July 2016) 818-841.
“Conspiracy Theories and Stylized Facts,” Journal for Peace and Justice Studies 21.2 (Fall 2011) 3-22.
“Xunzi and the Prudence of Dao: Desire as the Motive to Become Good,” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 10.1 (March 2011) 53-70.
“Is Infiltration of ‘Extremist Groups’ Justified?” The International Journal of Applied Philosophy 24.2 (Fall 2010) 153-168.
“The Propriety of Confucius: A Sense-of-Ritual,” Asian Philosophy 20.1 (March 2010) 1-25.
“Sorai and the Will of Tian,” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 5.2 (June 2006) 313-330.
“Sorai and Xunzi on the Construction of the Way,” Asian Philosophy 15.2 (July 2005) 117-141.
“Patterns, Categories, and Names in the Xunzi: A Critical Review of the English Language Literature on Xunzi,” Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences 69 (2005) 9-27 (The Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nihon University, in Japanese).
“A Confucian Vision of Human Rights,” Journal of Asia-Pacific Affairs 6.2 (February 2005) 1-31. NOTE: This paper was later re-published in Chinese under the title “权利观念与东亚立场” (“Human Rights and the Position of East Asia”–better translated “The Concept of Human Rights from an East Asian Standpoint”) in 学术月刊 (Academic Monthly) (Dec. 2013), and later in 美德与权利：跨文化视域下的儒学与人权 (Virtues and Rights: On Confucianism and Human Rights from Cross-Cultural Perspectives), edited by Liang Tao, (Beijing: China Social Science Press, 2016).
“Artifice and Virtue in the Xunzi,” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 3.1 (Winter 2003) 85-108.
“Xunzi and the Nature of Confucian Ritual,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 71.2 (June 2003) 371-403.
“Xunzi’s Use of Zhengming: Naming as a Constructive Project,” Asian Philosophy 12.1 (March 2002) 35-51.
“The Concepts of Li and Lei in the Xunzi: Constructive Patterning of Categories,” International Philosophical Quarterly 41.2 (June 2001) 183-197.
“A Critical Review of Ivanhoe on Xunzi,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 27.3 (September 2000) 361-373.
“A Chinese Critique on Western Ways of Warfare,” Asian Philosophy 6.3 (November 1996) 207-217.
“Project for a New Confucian Century.” A Future Without Borders: Theories and Practices of Cosmopolitan Peacebuilding, edited by Eddy Souffrant. New York: Brill/Rodopi, 2016, pp. 168-189.
“Confucianism as a Tradition of Reconstruction.” One Corner of the Square: Forward Looking Reflections by the Students of Roger T. Ames. Edited by Ian Sullivan and Josh Mason, University of Hawaii Press, forthcoming.
“Patterns, Norms, Virtues, and Government in the Xunzi: A Constructivist Interpretation.” Bloomsbury Research Handbook in Chinese Ethics and Political Philosophy, edited by Alexus McLeod, forthcoming.
“Conspiracy Theorists and Social Scientists.” Taking Conspiracy Theories Seriously. Edited by Matthew R. X. Dentith.
BOOK REVIEWS and other SHORT PUBLICATIONS
“What Are They Really Up To? Activist Social Scientists Backpedal on Conspiracy Theory Agenda.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 6, no. 3 (2017): 89- 95.
Review of Ritual and Religion in the Xunzi, edited by T. C. Kline III and Justin Tiwald, in Philosophy East and West 66.2 (April 2016): 676-678.
“A Confucian Reading of the Parable of the Sower.” Global Perspectives on the Bible. edited by Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver, (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2014), pp. 244-245.
Review of China: the Political Philosophy of the Middle Kingdom, by Tongdong Bai, in Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 12.4 (December 2013) 545-549.
Review of Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee’s Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory, by David Ray Griffin. Florida Philosophical Review: Journal of the Florida Philosophical Association 11.1 (Summer 2011) 66-68.
“A Response to Eric Hutton’s Review of Kurtis Hagen’s The Philosophy of Xunzi: A Reconstruction.” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 6.4 (December 2007) 441-443.
Review of Virtue, Nature, and Moral Agency in the Xunzi, T. C. Kline III and Philip J. Ivanhoe (eds.), in Philosophy East and West 51: 3 (July 2001) 434-440.