Adam Etinson

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Human Rights: Moral or Political? (Oxford University Press: March 2018), ed. Adam Etinson [with a commentary and comprehensive introduction by the editor].


"Conversation" in New Literary History (2018), Vol. 49, No. 2, Spring Issue, pp. 267-273.

"Some Myths About Ethnocentrism" in Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2017), Vol. 96, No. 2, pp. 209-224.

"On Shareable Reasons: A Comment on Forst" in The Journal of Social Philosophy (2014), Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 76-88. (In response to Rainer Forst's "Toleration and Democracy" in the same issue).

"Human Rights, Claimability, and the Uses of Abstraction" in Utilitas (2013), Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 463-486.

"Political and Naturalistic Conceptions of Human Rights: A False Polemic?" (with S. Matthew Liao) in the Journal of Moral Philosophy (2012), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 327-352.

Cosmopolitanism: Cultural, Moral, and Political in Sovereign Justice: Global Justice in a World of Nations, eds. G. de Angelis, and R. Queiroz (de Gruyter: New York, 2010), pp. 25-47.

Aboriginal Oral History Evidence and Canadian Law” in the Central European Journal of Canadian Studies (2008), Vol. 6, pp. 97-105.

Essays, Reviews, and Op-Eds

"How High to Dream?" in The Times Literary Supplement (July 25, 2018), with a follow-up reply to letters to the editor on August 17, 2018.

"Is a Life Without Struggle Worth Living?" in The Stone, The New York Times, October 2nd, 2017.

"Book Review: Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach, by Jeffrey Flynn" in Political Theory (2017), Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 312-318.

"Of Cannibals, Kings, and Culture: The Problem of Ethnocentricity" in The Stone, The New York Times, February 17th, 2013. Reprinted in The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments (W.W. Norton & Co.: 2015 - link) & Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader (W.W. Norton & Co.: 2017 - link)

A Rights-Based Utopia? in, Human Rights Quarterly (2012), Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 294-299. Also in: The Utopian (link), with a response by Samuel Moyn (link).

100 Days of Student Protests in Québec: Printemps Érable or Much Ado about Nothing? (with Carlos Fraenkel) in Dissent, 2012.

To Be or Not to Be? Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rightsin Res Publica (2010), Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 235-244.