It was an active year, some of which had to do with follow-up to Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom but most of which involved new projects.
(Not going to worry about categories here, since this is a blog post not a CV.)
Symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom at BHL
Symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom at the Online Library of Liberty
“There Is No Such Thing as Ideal Theory”, 33(1-2) Social Philosophy & Policy 312-333 (Oct 2016)
"Pluralism without Privilege? Corps Intermédiaires, Civil Society, and the Art of Association," forthcoming in Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John J. Wallis, eds., Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, NBER/ University of Chicago Press
"Cotton, Coercion, and Capitalism," review of Sven Beckert, Empire of Cotton, in Reason
Review of Jeremy Waldron, Political Political Theory, forthcoming in The Review of Politics (not yet online)
"Authoritarianism and Post-Truth Politics," Niskanen Center
"The Defense of Liberty Can't Do Without Identity Politics," Niskanen Center
(I've joined the Niskanen Center's project on revitalizing liberalism, and will be writing a lot more for them.)
"Safe spaces, academic freedom, and the university as a complex association," lecture at Georgia State University.
(I gave other talks at Texas A&M, Princeton, Harvard, Chicago, Oxford, King's College London, APSA, Liberty Fund, and Yale, mostly based on one of the papers linked to above except that APSA and Yale were a draft on "Satirical Enlightenment," and Harvard was remarks on Nancy Rosenblum's On the Side of Angels for her retirement conference.)
Podcast of a discussion of Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom at George Mason University
Entries in the Oxford Handbook of Classics in Contemporary Political Theory that were published online in 2016 were:
My course on medieval and Renaissance political theory was recognized by the Political Science Students' Association as "Political theory course of the year" for 2016-17, which absolutely delighted me.
Other things with which I was involved:
More looking ahead, to the beginning and end of 2017: