Fear and Dissembling: The Copenhagen Kierkegaard Controversy. Gegensatz Press (forthcoming).

Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture and the Philosophy of Sport. Gegensatz Press, 2014.

Ways of Knowing: Kierkegaard’s Pluralist Epistemology. Baylor University Press,

Søren Kierkegaard, Philosophical Crumbs and Repetition, tran. M.G. Piety. Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2009.

Scholarly Articles:

“Kierkegaard on Miracles,” Kierkegaard: Das wahrhaft Christliche und die Wahrheit des Christentums (Kierkegaard: The Truly Christian and the Truth of Christianity), Metzler Verlag (forthcoming). 

“Meaning and Immortality,” Proceedings of the XVII Jornada Internacional de Estudos sobre Kierkegaard (forthcoming).

The Problem of the Intermediary: On the Compatibility of Psychoanalytic Theory and Religion,” International Journal on Humanistic Ideology, Vol. XI, No. 2, 2021.

Kierkegaard, the Caricature or the Man,” Dublin Review of Books. January 1, 2020.

Alone for Dinner,” Times Literary Supplement, October 4, 2019.

“Kierkegaard’s Apocryphal Politics”,” Truth is Subjectivity: Kierkegaard and Political Theology, A Symposium in Honor of Robert L. Perkins. Mercer University Press, 2019.

The Promise of Liberal Theology,” Liberal Theology Today, eds. Jörg Lauster, Ulrich Schmiedel, and Peter Schüz, Mohr Siebeck, 2019.

Kierkegaard the Humorist,” Authorship and Authority in Kierkegaard’s Writings, eds. Joseph Westfall and Mark Tietjen. Bloomsbury, 2018.

“Søren Kierkegaard.” The Oxford Handbook of the Epistemology of Theology, eds. William J. Abraham and Frederick D. Aquino. Oxford University Press, 2017.

“Kierkegaard and the Early Church on Christian Knowledge and Its Existential Implications.” Kierkegaard’s God and the Good Life. Indian University Press.

“The Fullness of Faith.” Kierkegaard and Frankfurt on the Reasons of Love. Eds. Søren Lankildehus and Myron Penner. Bloomsbury, 2015

“Conversations With Women.” Women in Philosophical Counseling: The Anima of Thought into Action, eds. Peter Raabe and Luisa de Paula. Lexington Books, 2015.

The Stillness of History: Kierkegaard and German Mysticism.Konturen, vol. 7 (2015).

“The Epistemology of the Postscript.”Concluding Unscientific Postscript: A Critical
Guide. Ed. Rick Anthony Furtak. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

“Kierkegaard and Murdoch on Knowledge of the Good.” Why Kierkegaard Matters: A
Festschrift in Honor of Robert L. Perkins. Mercer University Press, 2010.

“The Dangers of Indirection.”.Ethics, Love and Faith in Kierkegaard: Philosophical
Engagements. Ed. Edward Mooney. Indiana University Press, 2008.

“Their Morals Are Ours,” Leading to the Iraq War- The Global Media Debate,”
Leading to the 2003 Iraq War: The Global Media Debate (co-authored with Brian J.
Foley). Palgrave Macmillan (2006).

The Long Term: Capitalism and Culture in the New Millennium.” The Journal of
Business Ethics 51, 2004. This paper received the “Dean’s Award” in October of 2003
for the “Best Paper” presented at the Ninth Annual Conference Promoting Business
Ethics at St. John’s University in Niagara Falls, NY.

“Good Faith”.” International Kierkegaard Commentary: Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses.
Ed. Robert L. Perkins. Mercer University Press, 2003.

“The Place of the World in Kierkegaard’s Ethics.” Kierkegaard: The Self in Society. Ed.
George Pattison and Stephen Shakespeare. Macmillan, 1998.

“The Dangers of Clarity,” TLS.” Times Literary Supplement 18 Apr.

The Reality of the World in Kierkegaard’s Postscript.” International Kierkegaard
Commentary: Concluding Unscientific Postscript. Ed. Robert L. Perkins.
Mercer University Press, 1997. 169-186.

“Kierkegaard on Religious Knowledge.” History of European Ideas 22 (1996): 105-112.

“A Little Light Music: The Subversion of Objectivity in the Fragments.” International
Kierkegaard Commentary: Philosophical Fragments. Ed. Robert L. Perkins.
Mercer UP, 1994. 47-62.

“Kierkegaard on Rationality”.” Faith and Philosophy 10 (1993): 365-379. Reprinted in
Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology of Contemporary Views. Jones and
Bartlett, 1996. This volume has been translated into Russian and Chinese. Reprinted
again in Philosophy of Religion: Toward a Global Perspective. Ed. Gary E. Kessler.
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1999. Reprinted a third time in
Kierkegaard after MacIntyre, eds. John Davenport and Anthony Rudd. Open
Court, 2001.

Other Publications:

“Surprised by George, The Works of George MacDonald, 20 March 2023.

“What’s to be Done with Lawyers?” Counterpunch, 20 March 2023.

“What’s the Matter With Mandates?” Counterpunch, 2 February 2022.

“Rolling Back the Enlightenment,” Counterpunch, 17 September 2021.

“Public Health and the Triumph of Irrationality,” Counterpunch, 12 May 2021.

“Enemies of Science,” Counterpunch. 28 April 2021.

“Diversity and False Dichotomies at Smith College,” Counterpunch, 17 March 2021.

“GenderGate and the End of Philosophy,” Counterpunch, 22 June 2020.

“Tales from the Darkside of Customer Service, or ‘Christians’ Giving Christians a Bad Name,” Counterpunch, 3 June 2020.

“Extraordinary Democratic Delusions,” Counterpunch. 12 March 2020.

“The Myth of Sanders’ ‘Socialism’,” Counterpunch.  5 March 2020.

“A Lesson from the Danes on Immigration,” Counterpunch. 6 December 2019.

“On ‘Going Low’,” Counterpunch. 1 November 2019.

“‘Grim Positivism’ or Truthiness in Biography,” Counterpunch. 18 October 2019.

“Educating Ourselves About Violence,” Counterpunch. 14 August 2019.

“On Biblical Inerrancy: Some Reflections for United Methodists and other ‘Christians’,” Counterpunch. 11 March 2019.

“An Essay on Grief,” Counterpunch. 24 January 2019.

“Reading Plato in the Age of the Oligarchs,” Counterpunch. 16 November 2018.

“Reflections on ‘Reflections from a Hashtag,” Counterpunch. 1 October 2018.

“On Speaking Small Truths to Power,” Counterpunch. 20 June 2018.

“Reflections on Mother’s Day, Counterpunch. 11 May 2018.

“The Presence of Things,” Counterpunch. 7 March 2018.

“Martin Luther and the Man-Devil,“ Counterpunch. 4 September 2017.

“Academic Bullying and the Vacuum of Moral Leadership in the Academy,” Counterpunch, 2 May 2017.

“How Do You Solve a Problem Like Charles Murray?” Counterpunch. 7 March 2017.

“The Land of Smiling Children.” Counterpunch. 2 January 2017.

“Waking Up to Change.” Counterpunch. 10 November 2016.

“The Angst of Scholarship at the NYRB: Getting Kierkegaard Wrong, Twice. Counterpunch. 8 November 2017.

“Smoke and Mirrors in Philadelphia,” Counterpunch. 27 July 2016.

“Nonconsensual ‘Democracy’ and the Degradation of the American Electorate,” Counterpunch. 7 March 2016.

“On Political Bullying and the Hell of Knee-Jerk Feminism,” Counterpunch. 26 February 2016.

“On Political ‘Realism’,” Counterpunch. 22 February 2016.

“What Philosophers Think They Know,” Counterpunch. 18 September 2015.

“Le Temps Perdu: What is Lost to Pain,” Counterpunch. 16 September 2015.

“On Greatness,” Counterpunch. 9 June 2015.

“The Real Threat to the American Proefssoriate,” Counterpunch. 8 June 2015.

“On Collective Guilt,” Counterpunch, 17 February 2015.

“Living in a Material World,” Counterpunch, 27 January 2015.

“One Berlin,” Per Contra, Summer 2014.

“Rod Serling’s Patterns,” Counterpunch. April 11-13, 2014.

“On Violating the First Amendment,” Counterpunch, 4-6 April 2014.

“What Happened with the Ladies in Sochi?” Counterpunch, Weekend edition 21-23 February 2014.

“Can Olympic Ice Skating Sink Any Lower?” Counterpunch, 18 February 2014.

“Not Again! Yet Another Olympic Figure Skating Judging Scandal,” Counterpunch, 13 February 2014.

“The Assault on Tenure,” Counterpunch, 3 February 2014.

“Winning isn’t Everything: Why has U.S. Ladies Bronze Medalist Mirai Nagasu Been Shut Out of the Olympics?” Counterpunch, January 14, 2014.

“The Anti-Gay Atmosphere in Figure Skating,” Counterpunch, 23 December 2013.

“All Over America Lamps Are Going Out,” Counterpunch, July 24, 2013.

“The Long Journey,” Counterpunch, July 19-21, 2013.

“Why ‘African-American’ is a Patronizing, Even Racist Term,” Counterpunch, May 20, 2013.

“The Rhetoric of Entitlement,” Counterpunch, March 27, 2013.

“Sport and the Sublime,” Counterpunch, January 25-27, 2013.

“The War on Fairness,” Counterpunch. November 19, 2012.

“On Wasting Your Vote,” Counterpunch, October 12-14, 2012.

“Eros and Gender on Ice,” Counterpunch, August 27, 2012.

“The Logic of Limiting Violence,” Counterpunch, July 23, 2012.

“The Elephant in the Room: Accountability in Higher Education,” Counterpunch, May 29, 2012.

“The ‘Sextual’ Instinct, Counterpunch, July 25, 2011.

“The Writing on the Wall: Why the U.S. Didn’t Foresee the Arab Revolts,” Counterpunch, Feb 28, 2011.

“The Age of Idiocy,”Counterpunch, Feb. 16, 2011.

“Happiness, Misery and the Economy: The Idiocy of the Ivory Study” Counterpunch, Jan. 24, 2011.

“Frozen in Time: Does Figure Skating Have a Future?” Counterpunch, Feb. 26-28, 2010.

“The Lonely Sport: What’s Killing Figure Skating,” Counterpunch, Feb. 19-21, 2010.

“The Danes Do It Better,” Counterpunch, Sept. 14, 2009.

“The Eyes of Power.” PerContra, Spring 2008.

“Racism and the American Psyche.” Counterpunch, Dec. 7, 2007.

“Sequins & Scandals: Why figure skating’s popularity is in freefall. And no, it ain’t just
the costumes.” The Smart Set, Nov. 2007.

“Translating Kierkegaard.” PerContra, Fall 2007.

“Room at the Top,” ASK, The Journal of the College of Arts and Sciences of Drexel,
University, March 2006.

“Bruce Kirmmses enten-eller” (Bruce Kirmmse’s Either/Or), Weekendavisen 13-19
October, 2005.

“Rot in the Ivory Tower: Collusion, Cover-up and Kierkegaard” Counterpunch, 8/9
October, 2005.

“Some Reflections on Academic Ethics,” ASK.” ASK, The Journal of the College of Arts and
Sciences of Drexel University, September 2005. Some Reflections on Academic Ethics.

“Den nye mccarthyisme” (The New McCarthyism). Berlingske Tidende 24 August 2005.

“Middelalderlige argumenter” (Medieval Arguments). Jyllands-Posten 17 August 2005.

“Angst og hykleri” (Fear and Hypocrisy). Berlingske Tidende 13 August 2005.

“Who’s Søren Now?” The Philosophers Magazine. Vol. 31, 2005.

“The Idiot.” ASK, The Journal of the College of Arts and Sciences of Drexel University, May 2005. The Idiot.

“For Slava,” Rockhurst Review. Vol. 18, 2005.

“The Sorcerers’ Apprentices.” ASK, The Journal of the College of Arts and Sciences of
Drexel University, March 2005.

Size and Memory,” Rockhurst Review. Vol. 17, 2004. Size and Memory.

“From Here to Annuity.” Counterpunch. 22 May 2002.

“A Culture of Plagiarism”?” Drexel Online Journal. 22 May 2002

“Nordic Nadir for Nepotism.” The Times Higher Education Supplement, 15 Aug. 1997.
Reprinted in Danish translation in Magisterbladet (the official publication of
Magisterforreningen, the Danish equivalent of the AAUP) no. 3, 1997.

“What’s in a Face”Lingua Franca July/Aug. 1995. What’s in a Face?.

“Sexual Harassment on Campus”,” Christian Social Action July/August 1991. Reprinted
in a pamphlet on sexual harassment published by the Mennonite Central Committee U.S.,
1991. Reprinted again in Strategies for Successful Writing, 6th ed., Reinking, Hart, et al.
(Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Publishers) 2001.


Eleonore Stump, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering, Oxford University Press, 2012; 668 pp. International Journal on Humanistic Ideology, Vol. XI, No. 2 (Vol. XI, No. 2, 2021)

Clare Carlisle, Philosopher of the Heart, Allen Lane/Penguin, 2018; 339 pp. Times Literary Supplement (4 October 2019). 

David Papineau, Knowing the Score: What Sports Can Teach Us About Philosophy (And What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Sports), Basic Books, 2017; 285 pp. Teaching Philosophy, 41:3, September, 2018.

Daphe Hampston, Kierkegaard: Exposition and Critique, Oxford OUP 2013, xiii + 344 pp.  Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, Vol. 2, 2018.

Merold Westphal, Kierkegaard’s Concept of Faith (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014. x + 277 pp.) The Philosophical Review, Vol. 125, Number 4, October, 2016.

Miss Plastique (Annandale, NJ: Ragged Sky Press, 2013). Per Contra, Fall 2013.

Fair Creatures of an Hour (Bemidji, MN: Loonfeather Press, 2009), Per Contra, Spring  2010.

Fair Creatures of an Hour (Bemidji, MN: Loonfeather Press, 2009), Per Contra, Spring

Søren Kierkegaard’s Journals and Papers (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006),
Scottish Journal of Theology Vol. 63, issue 02: 249-251.

Living Christianly: Kierkegaard’s Dialectic of Christian Existence, by Sylvia Walsh,
Scottish Journal of Theology Vol. 63, issue 02: 246-248.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kierkegaard and Fear and Trembling, by John
Lippitt. Teaching Philosophy Vol. 28, no. 4. December 2005.

Kierkegaard, kristendom og konsekvens. Søren Kierkegaard læst logisk. (The
Consistency of Christianity: Søren Kierkegaard Read Logically), by Birgit Bertung.
Kierkegaardiana 18, 1996: 191-193.

Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, by Søren Kierkegaard.
Trans. Howard V. Hong and Edna H. Hong. Kierkegaardiana 17, 1994: 151-154.

Das Problem des Interesses und die Philosophie Sören Kierkegaards, by Heinrich
Schmidinger. Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter 27, 1993.

Om Kierkegaard, Kvinder og Kærlighed (On Kierkegaard, Women and Love), by Birgit
Bertung. Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter 24, 1991.


“Unequivocal Figure?” by Pia Søltoft. Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook. Berlin: de Gruyter,

“Critical Conservatism, Illuminated with Examples from Either-Or,” by Johnny
Kondrup. Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook. Berlin: de Gruyter 1999.

“Love and Continuity: The Significance of Intersubjectivity in the Second Volume of
Either-Or,” by Pia Søltoft. Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook. Berlin: de Gruyter 1999.

“The Pig,” by Jørn Riel. Trans. P.A. Bauer and M.G. Piety. Beacons, Literary Journal of
the American Translators’ Association. Nr. 4 1998.

“Kierkegaard and Dostoyevsky Seen Through Bakhtin’s Prism,” by Alex Fryszman.
Kierkegaardiana 18, 1996.