“Rorty and the Mirror of Nature,” A Companion to Rorty, ed. Alan Malachowski (Wiley Blackwell, 2020), 268-280.
(with Danielle Sottosanti) “An Exhortation to Secure Humanity against the Buggers: Ender’s Game,” Science Fiction and Political Philosophy: From Bacon to Black Mirror, eds. Steven Michels and Timothy McCranor (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2020), 139-156.
(with David Whitney) “Bacon, Transhumanism, and Reflections from the Black Mirror,” Science Fiction and Political Philosophy: From Bacon to Black Mirror, eds. Steven Michels and Timothy McCranor (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2020), 211-230.
(with Timothy McCranor) “All the World’s a Cage: Franz Kafka’s ‘The Hunger Artist,’” Short Stories and Political Philosophy: Power, Prose, and Persuasion, eds. Erin A. Dolgoy, Kimberly Hurd Hale, and Bruce Peabody (Politics, Literature, & Film series from Lexington Books, 2019).
“Hobbes and Frank on Why Democracy is Overrated,” House of Cards and Philosophy: Underwood’s Republic, ed. J. Edward Hackett (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, 2015), 128-40.
(with Brian Stiltner) “Religion, Rhetoric, and Running for Office: Public Reason on the Campaign Trail,” Religious Voices in Public Places, eds. Nigel Biggar and Linda Hogan (Oxford University Press, 2009), 260-285
“Who’s the Boss? Springsteen on the Alienation and Salvation of Work and Labor,” Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy: Darkness on the Edge of Truth, eds. Randall E. Auxier and Doug Anderson (Open Court Press, 2008), 17-28.
(with Mike Ventimiglia) “Can The Daily Show Save Democracy?” The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of Zen in the Art of Fake News, ed. Jason Holt (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2007), 81-92.
“Nietzsche’s Frames: Esotericism and the Art of the Preface,” EnterText 6.3 (Winter 2007).
“When Democracies Fight: Tocqueville on the Democratic Peace,” Essays in Arts and Sciences (Winter 2005).
“The Challenge of Higher Education,” Public Policy in Connecticut: Challenges and Perspectives, ed. Gary Rose (Sacred Heart University Press, 2005), 184-196.
“Nietzsche’s Aphoristic Turn,” EnterText 4.3 (Winter 2004-5).
“Democracy in Plato’s Laws,” Journal of Social Philosophy 35/4 (Dec. 2004).
“Nietzsche and the Religion of the Future,” Animus (Nov. 2004).
“Nietzsche on Truth and the Will,” Minerva (Nov. 2004).
“Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Virtue of Nature,” Dogma (Oct. 2004).