David Estlund's Papers

"Replies to Commentators", replying to four pieces about my book, Democratic Authority, in Ethics  121 (2)( 2011), 354-389

"Replies to Commentators", replying to three pieces about my book, Democratic Authority, in Representation 46 (1) (2010), 53-67

"I Will If You Will: Leveraged Enhancements and Distributive Justice"Partiality and Impartiality - Moralty, Special Relationships and the Wider World, Cottingham, Feltham and Stratton-Lake, eds. Oxford University Press, 2010

"The Truth in Political Liberalism"Truth and Democratic Politics, Norris and Elkins, eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010 

"On Christiano's Constituting Equality", The Journal of Political Philosophy 17 (2) (2009), 241-252

"Reply to Commentators", for symposium on my book, Democratic Authority, in Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 58 (2009), 73-88

"On Following Orders in an Unjust War"The Journal of Political Philosophy 15 (2) (2007), 213-234

"Democratic Theory", for Oxford Handbook for Contemporary Philosophy, Smith and Jackson, editors, Oxford University Press, 2006

"Political Authority and The Tyranny of Non-Consent"Philosophical Issues  15 (2005), 351-367

"The Persuasiveness of Democratic Majorities", with Robert Goodin, in Politics, Philosophy & Economics 3 (2) (2004), 131-142

"The Democracy/Contractualism Analogy"Philosophy and Public Affairs 31 (4) (2003), 387-412

"The Audacious Humility of John Rawls”Dissent (Spring 2003) 

"Why Not Epistocracy?” in Desire, Identity and Existence: Essays in honor of T. M. Penner, Academic Printing and Publishing, 2003

"Deliberation Down and Dirty: Must Political Expression Be Civil?” in The Boundaries of Freedom of Expression and Order in American Democracy, Kent State University Press, 2001

"Deliberation and Wide Civility: Response to the Discussants”, in The Boundaries of Freedom of Expression and Order in American Democracy. Kent State University Press, 2001 

"Political Quality"Social Philosophy and Policy 7 (1) (2000), 127-160

"The Insularity of the Reasonable: Why Political Liberalism Must Admit the Truth"Ethics 108 (2) (1998), 252-275 

"Liberalism, Equality and Fraternity in Cohen’s Critique of Rawls"The Journal of Political Philosophy 6 (1) (1998), 99-112 

"Shaping and Sex: Commentary on Parts I and II"Sex, Preference, and Family, Estlund and Nussbaum, eds., Oxford University Press, 1997

"Beyond Fairness and Deliberation: The Epistemic Dimension of Democratic Authority", in Deliberative Democracy, James Bohman and William Rehg, eds., MIT Press, 1997

"The Survival of Egalitarian Justice in John Rawls' Political Liberalism"The Journal of Political Philosophy 4 (1) (1996), 68-78 

"Opinion Leaders, Independence, and Condorcet's Jury Theorem"Theory and Decision 36 (1994), 131-162

"Making Truth Safe For Democracy"The Idea of Democracy, Copp, Hampton, Roemer, eds. Cambridge University Press, 1993, 71-100

"Who's Afraid of Deliberative Democracy? The Strategic/Deliberative Dichotomy in Recent Constitutional Jurisprudence"Texas Law Review (June 1993), 1437-1477

"Mutual Benevolence and the Theory of Happiness"The Journal of Philosophy 87 (4) (1990), 187-204

"Democracy Without Preference"The Philosophical Review 99 (3) (1990), 397-423

"The Persistent Puzzle of the Minority Democrat",  American Philosophical Quarterly 26 (2) (1989), 143-151

"Democracy and the Common Interest: Condorcet and Rousseau Revisited"American Political Science Review 83 (4) (1989), 1317-1322


Review of Reflective Democracy, by Robert E. Goodin, Ethics, (April 2005)

Review of Cambridge Companion to RawlsEthics (April 2004)

Review of Making Democracy: What Constitutions Do, by Cass Sunstein, Ethics, (July 2003)

Review of Waldron on Law and Disagreement",  Philosophical Studies 99 (1) (2000), 111-128

Review of Justificatory Liberalism, by Gerald Gaus, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (3), (1999)

Review of Private Consciences and Public Reasons, by Kent Greenawalt, Ethics 107 (2), 358-361

Review of Democracy and Decision, by G. Brennan and L. Lomasky, Economics and Philosophy 12 (1) (1996), 113-119

Review of Legislative Intent and Other Essays, by G. MacCallum, Philosophical Review 104 (4) (1995) 605-607

Review of The Dialogue of Justice: Toward a Self-Reflective Society, by James Fishkin, Ethics 105 (1) (1994), 186-188

Review of The Normative Grounds of Social Criticism: Kant, Rawls, Habermas, by K. Baynes, Political Theory  20 (4) (1992), 694-697

Review of The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance, by S. Shiffrin, Ethics 102 (4) (1992), 871-874

Review of The Good Polity, Hamlin and Pettit, eds., Ethics 101 (1) (1990), 189-191