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+ - Jordan Adamson

Adamson, Jordan (2017). (Dissertation) The Economics of Political Violence

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+ - Keith Hankins

Gaus, Jerry and Keith Hankins (2017). “Searching for the Ideal: The Fundamental Diversity Dilemma,” in Political Utopias, Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber (eds.). Oxford University Press:  New York, NY.

Hankins, Keith (2016). "Adam Smith's Intriguing Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck," Ethics 126 (3): 711 - 746.

Hankins, Keith and John Thrasher (2015). "When Justice Demands Inequality,"  Journal of Moral Philosophy 12 (2): 172 – 194.

Hankins, Keith (2015). (Dissertation) Embracing Moral Luck:  Accidents, Apologies, and the Foundations of Social Cooperation.

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+ - Erik Kimbrough

Kimbrough, Erik O. and Robalino, Nikolaus and Robson, Arthur J. Forthcoming. "Applying 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments." Games and Economic Behavior

Kimbrough, Erik O. and Alexander Vostroknutov (2016). "Norms Make Preferences Social," Journal of the European Economic Association 14(3): 608-638.

Jaworski, Taylor A. and Erik O. Kimbrough (2016). "Bubbles, Crashes and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets," International Economic Review 57(1): 155-176.

Kimbrough, Erik O. and Jared Rubin (2015)."Sustaining Group Reputation," Journal of Law, Economics & Organization 31(3): 599-628.

Kimbrough, Erik O., Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson (2008). "Historical Property Rights, Sociality, and the Emergence of Impersonal Exchange in Long-Distance Trade," American Economic Review 98(3): 1009-1039.

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+ - Jan Osborn

Osborn, Jan, Bart J. Wilson and Bradley R. Sherwood (2015). "Conduct in Narrativized Trust Games," Southern Economic Journal 81(3): 562-597.

+ - Vernon Smith

Smith, Vernon L. (2016). "Adam Smith and Experimental Economics: Sentiments to Wealth," in Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy, Ryan Hanley (ed.). Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.

Smith, Vernon (2015). "Discovery Processes, Science, and 'Knowledge-how:' Competition as a Discovery Procedure in the Laboratory," The Review of Austrian Economics 28(3): 237-245.

Smith, Vernon (2015). “Adam Smith: Homo Socialis, Yes; Social Preferences, No; Reciprocity Was to Be Explained,” Review of Behavioral Economics 2(1-2): 183-193. 

Smith, Vernon (2015). “Conduct, Rules and the Origins of Institutions,” Journal of Institutional Economics 11(3): 481-483. 

Smith, Vernon L. (2008). Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms. Cambridge University Press: New York, NY.

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+ - John Thrasher

Thrasher, John (2016). “The Ethics of Legislative Vote Trading,” Political Studies 64(3): 614-629

Thrasher, John and Kevin Vallier (2015). “The Fragility of Consensus: Public Reason, Stability, and Diversity,” The European Journal of Philosophy 23(4): 933-954.

Thrasher, John (2015). “Adam Smith and the Social Contract,” The Adam Smith Review 8: 195-216.

Thrasher, John (2014). “Uniqueness and Symmetry in Bargaining Theories of Justice,” Philosophical Studies 167(3): 683-699.

Thrasher, John (2013). “Reconciling Justice and Pleasure in Epicurean Contractarianism,“ Ethical Theory & Moral Practice 16(2): 423-436.

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+ - Bas van der Vossen

van der Vossen, Bas (2014). “The Morality of Humanitarian Intervention,” in Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, Andrew I. Cohen & Christopher H. Wellman (eds.). 2: 404-16.

van der Vossen, Bas (2012). “The Asymmetry of Legitimacy,” Law and Philosophy 31: 565-592.

van der Vossen, Bas (2011). “Assessing Law’s Claim to Authority,” Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 31: 481–501.

van der Vossen, Bas (2011). “Associative Political Obligations,” Philosophy Compass 6/7: 477–487.

van der Vossen, Bas (2011). “Associative Political Obligations: Their Potential,” Philosophy Compass 6/7: 488–496.

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+ - Bart Wilson

Smith, Vernon L. and Bart J. Wilson (2017). Sentiments, Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory,” Social Philosophy and Policy 34(1): 25-55.

Wilson, Bart J. and Samuel R. Harris (2017). “Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging,” Evolution and Human Behavior 38(3): 376-396.

Wilson, Bart J. (2015). “Humankind in Civilization's Extended Order: A Tragedy, The First Part,” Supreme Court Economic Review 23(1): 35-58.

Wilson, Bart J., Taylor Jaworski, Karl Schurter, and Andrew Smyth   (2012). “The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture,” Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 28(4): 617-656.

Crockett, Sean, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson (2009). “Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process,” Economic Journal 119 (539): 1162-1188.

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