Key Publications:

Legal Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion (working title), forthcoming in 2018 under contract with Cambridge University Press.

Possibility, Actuality, Rupture: Constituent Power and the Ontology of Change, in Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 22 (2015) 2, 163-174.

Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

The journal Ethics & Politics: A Review of Philosophy has published a symposium on Fault Lines of Globalization, edited by Ferdinando Menga, with contributions by Emilios Christodoulidis, Fabio Ciaramelli, Martin Loughlin, Sofia Näsström, Stefan Rummens, and Neil Walker, together with a reply to critics by the author. (Vol. XVI, No. 2, 2014)

The journal Contemporary Political Theory has published on-line a critical exchange on Fault Lines of Globalization in December, 2015, with an introduction by Andrew Schaap (Exeter), comments by David Owen (Southampton) and James Ingram (McMaster), together with a reply to critics by the author.

The journal Jurisprudence has published a symposium on Fault Lines of Globalization in 2016, vol. 7, issue 2, with contributions by Massimo La Torre (Catanzaro/Hull), Emmanuel Melissaris (LSE), Panu Minkkinen (Helsinki) and Scott Veitch (Hong Kong), together with a reply to critics by the author.

An Italian translation of Fault Lines of Globalization will be published by Mimesis Edizioni in 2018 with the title Linee di frattura della globalizzazione. Ordinamento giuridico e politica dell’a-legalità. Mimesis has entrusted the translation and a critical study of the book to Ferdinando Menga.

A Spanish translation of Fault Lines of Globalization will be published by Editorial Siglo del Hombre/Editorial Universidad del Rosario  in 2018 with the title Fallas de la globalización. Ordenamiento jurídico y la política de la a-juridicidad. The translation has been entrusted to Jorge Restrepo Ramos and a presentation of the book to Wilson Herrera.

A-legality: Postnationalism and the Question of Legal Boundaries, in Modern Law Review 73 (2010) 1, 30-56.

In Between: Immigration, Distributive Justice, and Political Dialogue, in Contemporary Political Theory 8 (2009) 4, 425-434. The article appeared in truncated form in the CPT. Click here for the complete text.

Breaking Promises to Keep Them: Immigration and the Boundaries of Distributive Justice, in Hans Lindahl (ed.), A Right to Inclusion and Exclusion? Normative Fault Lines of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (Oxford: Hart Publishers, 2009), 137-159.

Collective Self-Legislation as an Actus Impurus: A Response to Heidegger’s Critique of European Nihilism. In Continental Philosophy Review, 3 (2008), 323-342.

The Paradox of Constituent Power: The Ambiguous Self-Constitution of the European Union, in Ratio Juris. An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law, 20 (2007) 4, 485-505.

Give and Take: Arendt and the Nomos of Political Community, in Philosophy and Social Criticism, Vol. 32 (2006) 7, 881-901.

Finding a Place for Freedom, Security and Justice: The European Unity and its Claim to Territorial Unity, European Law Review 29 (2004), 461-484.

Dialectic and Revolution: Confronting Kelsen and Gadamer on Legal Interpretation, in Cardozo Law Review, 24 (2003) 2, 769-798.

Sovereignty and the Institutionalization of Normative Order, in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 21 (2001) 1, 165-180.

Authority and Representation, in Law and Philosophy. An International Journal for Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy 19 (2000) 2, 223-246.

The Purposiveness of Law: Two Concepts of Representation in the European Union, in Law and Philosophy. An International Journal for Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy 17 (1998) 5-6, 481-507.

Democracy and the Symbolic Constitution of Society, in Ratio Juris. An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law, 11 (1998) 1, 12-37.

Other Publications

Struggles for Territory, under review for a special edition of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, to be edited by Neil Walker, Claudi Mechelon and Euan MacDonald, on the occasion of the Law and Polity conference held in Edinburgh, December 2016.

Inside and Outside Global Law, forthcoming in the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (2018).

One Pillar: Legal Authority and a Social License to Operate in a Global Context, in Daniel Augenstein and Hans Lindahl (eds.), Symposium on “Global Human Rights and the Boundaries of Statehood,” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 23 (2016) 1, 201-224.

Constituent Power and the Constitution, in David Dyzenhaus and Malcolm Thorburn (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 141-160.

A Book Review of Stuart Elden, The Birth of Territory, in Political Theory, 44 (2016) 1, 144-146.

Constitutionalism and the Recognition of A-Legality, in Fabio Ciaramelli and Ferdinando Menga (eds.), L’epoca dei populismi. Diritti e Conflitti/The Age of Populism. Rights and Conflicts, special issue of Teoria e critica della regolazione sociale, 2 (2015), 46-67.

ISO Standards and Authoritative Collective Action: Conceptual and Normative Issues, in Panos Delimatsis (ed.), The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardisation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,  2015), 42-57.

Law as Concrete Order: Schmitt and the Problem of Collective Freedom, in David Dyzenhaus and Thomas Poole (eds.), Law, Liberty and the State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 38-64.

Globalizzazione e frontiere: Intervista, in Luigi Mariano Guzzo and Rosaria Mastroianni Ianni, Universitá Magna Graecia News, 12 (2015), 38-40.

The Political Fragmentation of Constitutionalism. A review of Gunther Teubner’s Constitutional Fragments, in Jurisprudence, 6 (2015) 1, 177-181.

Reciprocity and the Normativity of Legal Orders, Hans Lindahl and Bart van Klink (eds.), special issue of the Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, 2014 (2).

We and Cyberlaw: The Spatial Unity of Legal Orders, in Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 20 (2013) 2, 697-730.

To Each Their Own Place? Immigration, Justice, and Political Reflexivity, in L. Foisneau L, Ch. Hiebaum & J.C. Velasco, J.C. (eds.), Open Democracies (Springer, Dordrecht, 2013), 317-328.

Legal Order and the Globality of Global Law, in Tilburg Law Review, 17 (2012) 2, 168-176.

Societal constitutionalism as political constitutionalism: Reconsidering the relation between politics and global legal orders, in Social and Legal Studies, 20 (2011) 2, 230-237.

Boundaries and the concept of legal order, in Jurisprudence: an international journal of legal and political thought, 2 (2011) 1, 73-97.

A-Legalità: Il postnazionalismo e il problema dei confini legali, in Sociologia e politiche sociali, 14 (2011) 2, 49-78.

Boundaries of legal orders in a postnational setting: Conceptual, normative and institutional issues. In S. Muller, S. Zouridis, M. Frishman, & L. Kistemaker (eds.), The law of the future and the future of law (Oslo: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2011), 355-366.

A-legality: Postnationalism and the question of legal boundaries. In R. Tinnevelt & H. de Schutter (Eds.), Global democracy and exclusion (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), 117-194 (reprint of MLR article).

Recognition as Domination: Constitutionalism, Reciprocity and the Problem of Singularity, in Neil Walker, Stephen Tierney and Jo Shaw (eds.), Europe’s Constitutional Mosaic (Oxford: Hart Publishers, 2011), 205-230.

Europäische Integration: Drei Lesarten des Problems der Beziehung, in Philosophische Rundschau: Eine Vierteljahresschrift für philosophische Kritik, 56 (2009) 3, 241-256.

Introduction: A Circularity and its Ramifications, in Hans Lindahl (ed.), A Right to Inclusion and Exclusion? Normative Fault Lines of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (Oxford: Hart Publishers, 2009), 1-12.

Philip Pettit and the incorporation of responsibility: Legal, political and ethical perspectives, Hans Lindahl & Eric Claes (eds.), special issue of the Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 38 (2009) 2. ).

The Opening: Alegality and Political Agonism, in Andrew Schaap (ed.), Law and Agonistic Politics (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009).

Border Crossings by Immigrants: Legality, Illegality and Alegality, in Res Publica 14 (2008) 2, 117-135.

Democratie als heteronome autonomie?, in Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 37 (2008) 1, 3-12.

The anomos of the earth: Political indexicality, immigration and distributive justice, in Ethics and global politics, 1 (2008), 193-212.

On Normal and Exceptional Politics: In Discussion with Bonnie Honig, Sanne Taekema and Hans Lindahl (eds.), special issue of Rechtsfilosofie & Rechtstheorie, 37 (2008), 2.

Law’s ‘Uncanniness’: A phenomenology of legal decisions, in Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 38 (2008), 137-150.

Democracy, Political Reflexivity and Bounded Dialogues: Reconsidering the Monism-Pluralism Debate, in Emilios Christodoulidis & Stephen Tierney (eds.), Public Law and Politics (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008), 103-116.

Discretion and Public Policy: Timing the Unity and Diversity of Legal Orders, in Sacha Prechal & Bert van Roermund (eds.), Binding Unity and Divergent Concepts in the European Union (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), 291-314.

Constituent Power and Reflexive Identity: Towards an Ontology of Collective Selfhood, in Martin Loughlin & Neil Walker (eds.), The Paradox of Constitutionalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), pp. 9-24.

Immigration, Political Indexicality and a Politics of Indexicality. TCRS: Teoria e Criti-ca della Regolazione Sociale, 2 (2007) 1, 1-21.

Europe as Heimwelt and as Fremdwelt: Constituent Power and the Genesis of Legal Order, in Ethical Perspectives: Journal of the European Ethics Network, 13 (2006) 3, 497-523.

Zelfregulering: rechtsvorming, democratie en reflexieve identiteit, in Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis, 167 (2006) 2, 39-48.

Sovereignty and Symbolization, in Neil Walker (ed.), Relocating Sovereignty (Dartmouth: Ashgate, 2006), 53-77.

Privaatrecht is publiekrecht: Vranken en de privatisering van het burgerlijk recht. Nederlands Juristenblad, 80 (2005) 36, 1892-1893.

Jus includendi et excludendi: Europe and the Borders of Freedom, Security and Justice. King’s College Law Journal, 16 (2005) 1, 234-247.

El caso Van Gend & Loos: la dialéctica de poder constituyente y poder constituído, in Rodolfo Vázquez (ed.), Filosofía jurídica: Ensayos en homenaje a Ulises Schmill (México, D.F.: Editorial Porrúa, 2005), 227-250.

Globalization and the Politics of Boundaries, in Jean-Christoph Merle (ed.), Global Justice: Proceedings of the Euroconference on the Ethics of International Particular Agreements and Negotiations (Stuttgart-Bad-Cannstatt: Frommann-Holzbog, 2005), 21-37.

Inside and Outside the EU’s ‘Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’: Reflexive Identity and the Unity of Legal Space, in Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, 90 (2004) 4, 478-497.

Acquiring a Community: The Acquis and the Institution of European Legal Order, in European Law Journal 9 (2003) 4, 433-450.

Sovereignty and Representation in the European Union, in Neil Walker (ed.), Sovereignty in Transition (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2003), 87-114.

Gadamer, Kelsen and the Limits of Legal Interpretation, in Phänomenologische Forschungen, 2002 (1), 27-49.

Hoe vreemd is de vreemdeling voor het recht?, in Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 31 (2002) 2, 33-57.

Rechtsvorming als politieke representatie: de kwestie van constitutionele toetsing, in E.-J. Broers & B. van Klink (eds.), De rechter als rechtsvormer (Den Haag, Boom Juridische Uitgevers, 2001), 173-196.

Communicatieve wetgeving en volkssoevereiniteit, in B. van Klink & W. Witteveen (eds.) De overtuigende wetgever (Deventer: Tjeenk Willink, 2000), 173-188.

Is er een plaats voor het referendum in de representatieve democratie? (co-authored by B. van Roermund), in Openbaar bestuur. Tijdschrift voor Beleid, Organisatie & Politiek, 10 (2000) 1, 26-29.

European Integration: Popular Sovereignty and a Politics of Boundaries, in European Law Journal 6 (2000) 3, 239-256.

Law Without a State? On Representing the Common Market (co-authored by Bert van Roermund), in Z. Bankowski & A. Scott (eds.) The European Union and its Order: The Legal Theory of European Integration (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2000), 1-16.

De Staten-Generaal vertegenwoordigen het gehele Nederlandse volk, in Nederlandse Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 28 (1999) 1, 8-29.

Macht en rationaliteit: Blumenberg en de legitimiteit van de moderne tijd, in Wijsgerig Perspectief 38 (1997) 1, 10-16.

Sovereignty and Symbolization, in Rechtstheorie. Zeitschrift für Logik, Methodenlehre, Kybernetik und Soziologie des Rechts 28 (1997) 3, 347-371.

Vorst op God na. Politieke macht en de symbolisering van soevereiniteit, in Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie, 26 (1997) 2, 122-136.

Law and Cartesianism, in E. van Leeuwen, B. van Roermund & F. Fleraeckers (eds.) Law, Life and the Images of Man. Modes of Thought in Modern Legal Theory (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1996), 139-168.

El pueblo soberano: el régimen simbólico del poder político en la democracia, in Revista de estudios políticos (Madrid), 94 (1996), 47-72.

La política de la razón (in)suficiente, in Ideas y valores. Revista colombiana de filosofía 101 (1996), 24-41.

Ocho tesis acerca de la democracia y los derechos humanos, in La Ley (Buenos Aires), 247 (1996), 2-4.

Welfare and Enlightenment.  An Enquiry into the Rational Foundations of the Welfare State (Louvain: Leuven University Press, 1995), Louvain Philosophical Series, vol. 9.

The Politics of Enlightenment: A Principle of Insufficient Reason?, in Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 87 (1995) 3, 121-141.

La materialización de la naturaleza en la razón moderna, in Universitas, Bogotá, 88 (1995), 151-164.

Retórica, política y razón práctica, in Universitas Philosophica, Bogotá, 7 (1986), 77-101.

La intencionalidad jurídica,” in Universitas Philosophica, Bogotá, 3 (1984), 75-85.