Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020).


“Frederick Douglass, the Constitution, and the Common Good.” Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy (forthcoming).
“Spontaneous Order and Civilization.” Philosophy & Social Criticism 48 (2022): 386-415.
“Telos and Markets.” Journal of Markets & Morality 24 (2021): 39-53.
“Edmund Burke, Strauss, and the Straussians.” Perspectives on Political Science 48 (2019): 192-209.
“Edmund Burke on Slavery and the Slave Trade.” Slavery & Abolition 40 (2019): 494-521.


“Philosophy, the Assignats, and the French Revolution.” The Palgrave Handbook of Philosophy and Money (book chapter; forthcoming).

Book symposium. “The Berenstain Bears and Property Ownership in the Modern Age.” Mark T. Mitchell, Plutocratic Socialism: The Future of Private Property and the Fate of the Middle Class. Eugene, OR: Front Porch Republic Books, 2022 (forthcoming).

Symposium. Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy. Perspectives on Political Science 52 (2023): 75-87.

“The Complexity of Society, the Displacement of Voluntary Associations, and the Growth of the State.” In The Political Philosophy of Taxation: A History from the Enlightenment to the Present. Singapore: Springer, 2022.

“Response to Symposiasts.” Symposium on Gregory Collins’ Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy. Cosmos + Taxis 9 (2021): 57-75.

“Author Meets Critics: Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy.” Political Science Reviewer 45 (2021): 575-618,



Why Not Moderation?: Letters to Young Radicals, by Aurelian Craiutu. National Review, 2023.

Smithian Morals, by Daniel B. Klein. University Bookman, 2022.

Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: Hope, Heartbreak, and the Promise of America, by Rachel S. Ferguson and Marcus M. Witcher. University Bookman, 2022.

Edmund Burke & the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, & Slavery, by P.J. Marshall. Studies in Burke and His Time 29 (2020):106-16.

Old Whigs: Burke, Lincoln, and the Politics of Prudence, by Greg Weiner. Modern Age 62 (2020): 55-58.

Inventing the Market: Smith, Hegel, and Political Theory, by Lisa Herzog. The Owl of Minerva 46 (2015): 137-145.



“The Idea of Civil Society in the Political and Social Thought of Frederick Douglass” (article).

The Idea of Civil Society in Early Black Political Thought (book manuscript).

“The Intellectual Origins of Liberalism and Conservatism” (introduction to anthology on the intellectual origins of Liberalism and Conservatism).



“Cass Sunstein’s Limitless Liberalism.” Law & Liberty. January 10, 2024.

“Why Home Alone Is a Conservative Movie.” National Review. December 27, 2023.

“Bipartisan Burke.” National Review. December 3, 2020.

“A Response to Daniel I. O’Neill.” Slavery & Abolition 41 (2020): 1-12.

“Burke’s Foundations of Prosperity.” National Affairs 44 (Summer 2020): 159-72.