Curriculum Vitae

  Current Employment  
2019 - Present Director University Center for Philosophy of Freedom
2017 - Present Eller Chair of Service-Dominant Logic College of Management, Arizona
2012 - Present Editor in Chief Social Philosophy & Policy
2007 - Present Kendrick Professor of Philosophy Arizona
  Employment History  
2017-18 Founding Head, Political Economy & Moral Science Arizona
2016-20 Visiting Professor of Political Economy

King's College London

2016-21 Distinguished Fellow Mercatus Center, George Mason U
2016 Visiting Scholar, McDonough School of Business Georgetown
2015 National Scholar Phi Beta Kappa Society
2014 John S. Mill Prof. of Philosophy & Economics Hamburg University
2012-13 Julian Simon Fellow Property & Environment Research Center
2008-19 Founding Director SBS College Center for Philosophy of Freedom
2007 Visiting Professor Florida State College of Law
1998 - Present Professor (join in Economics) Arizona
1995-98 Assoc. Prof. (join in Economics) Arizona
1994-95 Assoc. Prof. Bowling Green
1991-94 Assoc. Prof. Yale
1988-91 Assistant Prof. Yale
1985-87 Research Assistant Arizona (Economic Science Laboratory) 
     
    Education  
Ph.D. 1988 U of Arizona Philosophy
M.A. 1987 U of Arizona Economics
M.A. 1985 U of Arizona Philosophy
B.A. 1983 U of Saskatchewan Philosophy
B.Sc. 1982 U of Calgary General Studies/Biology

Doctoral Students                                            Ph.D.                                                                    Topic                                                                  Employment

2020

Corruption

Doctoral candidate

2019

Experiments in living

Asst Prof, Iowa State

2018

Liberalism (co-chair Christiano)

Asst Prof, Franklin & Marshall

2017

Enviornmentalism

Research Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill

Keith Hankins    

2015

Moral Luck

Asst Prof, Chapman U

2014

Social contract (co-chair Gaus)

Lecturer, Monash University 

2012 

Oppression 

Asst Prof, UConn

2010

Moral theory & psychology

Assoc. Prof, William & Mary

Chris Brown 

2008

Kantian virtue

Asst Prof, National U of Singapore

2007

Normativity

Professor & Head, U of British Columbia 

2006

Moral theorizing

Flanagan Chair, Georgetown 

2005

Morality of borders

Senior Lecturer, University College, Cork

2003

Separateness of persons

Professor, U of San Diego

Rhonda Smith  

2000

Self-respect

Asst Prof, Air Force Academy

1999

Liberal justice

Professor, U Maryland-Baltimore

1997

Normativity 

Professor, Texas A&M

1996

Justice for children

Bucksbaum Prof, Chicago 

1995

Free will

Canada Research Chair, Calgary 

 

Service  
International Advisory Board (2018-) Political Economy MA Program, CEVRO Institute, Prague
International Advisory Board (2016-22) European Research Council on Corruption
Grand Jury (March-June 2011) Pima Country Superior Court
School Board (2008-14) BASIS High School
Program Committee (2008-11) APA, Pacific Division
President (2008) American Society for Value Inquiry
Books
2020: Schmidtz & H. Brighouse, Debating Education (Oxford). 
2019: C. Johnson, R. Lusch, Schmidtz, Commercial Society: A Primer on Ethics & Economics (Rowman & Littlefield).  
2018: Schmidtz & D. Shahar, eds. Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works, 3rd ed. (Oxford).  
2018: Schmidtz & C. Pavel, editors, Oxford Handbook of Freedom.

2018: J. Brennan, B. Van der Vossen, & Schmidtz, eds. Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism.

2016: MacMillan Handbook of Environmental Ethics, editor. (Cengage).

2015: Rational Choice & Moral Agency: 2015 (Sagent). 
2012: Schmidtz & J. Thrasher, eds. Creating Wealth: Ethical & Economic Perspectives, 2nd ed. (Cognella).
2011: Schmidtz & E. Willott, eds. Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works, 2nd ed. (Oxford).
2011: Creating Wealth: Ethical & Economic Perspectives, editor (Cognella).
2010: Schmidtz & J. Brennan. A Brief History of Liberty (Blackwell).
2008: Person, Polis, Planet (Oxford).  
2006: Elements of Justice (Cambridge). 
2002: Schmidtz & E. Willott, eds. Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works (Oxford).  
2002: Robert Nozick, editor. (Cambridge).
1998: Schmidtz & R. Goodin, Social Welfare & Individual Responsibility (Cambridge).
1995: Rational Choice & Moral Agency (Princeton).  
1991: The Limits of Government: An Essay on the Public Goods Argument (Westview).
 
Peer Reviewed
“Are Price Controls Fair?” Supreme Court Economic Review 23 (2016) 221-33.
“Nonideal Theory: What It Is and What It Needs To Be,” Ethics 121 (2011) 772-96.
“When Justice Matters,” Ethics 117 (2007) 433-59.
“How To Deserve,” Political Theory 30 (2002) 774-99.
“A Place For Cost-Benefit Analysis,” Philosophical Issues (Noûs annual supplement) 11 (2001) 148-71.
“Natural Enemies,” Environmental Ethics 22 (2000) 397-408.
“Diminishing Marginal Utility,” Journal of Value Inquiry 34 (2000) 263-72.
“Islands In a Sea of Obligation: An Essay on the Duty to Rescue,” Law & Philosophy 19 (2000) 683-705.
“Are All Species Equal?” Journal of Applied Philosophy 15 (1998) 57-67.
“When Preservationism Doesn’t Preserve,” Environmental Values 7 (1997) 327-39.
“Choosing Ends,” Ethics 104 (1994) 226-51.
“Rationality Within Reason,” Journal of Philosophy 89 (1992) 445-66.
“Justifying the State,” Ethics 101 (1990) 89-102.  
“When is Original Appropriation Required?” Monist 73 (1990) 504-18.
“Charles Parsons on the Liar Paradox,” Erkenntnis 32 (1990) 419-22.
Critical Notice: “Scheffler’s Hybrid Theory of the Right,” Noûs 24 (1990) 622-27.
R. Isaac, Schmidtz, J. Walker, “Assurance Problems in a Laboratory Market,” Public Choice 62 (1989) 217-36.
“Contractarianism Without Foundations,” Philosophia 19 (1989) 461-70.
“Public Goods & Political Authority,” Philosophical Papers (1988) 185-91.
“Pettit’s 'Free Riding & Foul Dealing',” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 66 (1988) 230-33.   
Tom Dufner & Schmidtz, “The Tickle Defense Defense,” Philosophical Studies 54 (1988) 383-86.
“Freedom in the Best of all Worlds: 3 Replies to Leibniz,” American Journal of Theology & Phil 9 (1988) 187-93.
“Deterrence & Criminal Attempts,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 (1987) 615-24.
“Contracts & Public Goods,” Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 10 (1987) 475-503.

Invited

“Robert Lusch (1949-2017),” Journal of Macromarketing, forthcoming. 

“Ethics & Economics of Ecological Justice,” Oxford Handbook of Ethics & Economics, ed. M. White (2019) 544-59.

“An Anatomy of Corruption,” Social Philosophy & Policy 35 (2019) 1-11.

“Service Economy, Service Ecology, and Service Morality,” foreword to Sage Handbook of Service-Dominant Logic, ed. S. Vargo, (2018) xxxiii-xxxvi. 

“Ideal Theory,” Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice, ed. S. Olsaretti. Oxford (2018) 327-45.

J. Barney & Schmidtz, “Behind Every Great Fortune Is a Great Crime?” Capitalism Beyond Mutuality, ed. S. Ragnan. Oxford (2018) 191-206.

G. Gaus, S. Courtland, & Schmidtz, “Liberalism,” Stanford On-Line Encyclopedia, ed. Edward N. Zalta, (2018) http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/liberalism/

R. Lusch & Schmidtz, “Service-Dominant Logic as Moral Philosophy, Georgetown J. Law & Pub. Pol. 15 (2017) 1017-27.

“Theory & Practice,” Research Methods in Analytical Political Theory, ed. A. Blau. Cambridge (2017) 131-52. 

“After Solipsism,” Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics 6 (2016) 145-65. 

Ecological Justice,” MacMillan Handbook of Environmental Ethics, ed. D. Schmidtz. Cengage (2016) 221-42.

“A Realistic Political Ideal,” Social Philosophy & Policy 33 (2016) 1-10.

“Environmental Ethics,” Sources & Methodologies, ed. Don Borchert. MacMillan (2016) 259-72.   

“Adam Smith on Freedom,” Princeton Guide to Adam Smith, ed. R. Hanley. Princeton (2016) 208-27.

“Corruption,” Performance & Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, & Society, ed. S. Ragnan. Oxford (2015) 49-64.

Holt, Johnson, Schmidtz, “Prisoner’s Dilemma Experiments,” Prisoner’s Dilemma, ed. M. Pederson. CUP (2015) 243-64.   

Thrasher & Schmidtz, “The Virtues of Justice,” Virtue & Vice, ed. K. Timpe. Oxford (2015) 59-74.

Thrasher & Schmidtz, “Bankers, Vampires, Organ Sellers: Who Can You Trust?” Commerce & Community, ed. R. Garnett, P. Lewis, & L. Ealy. Routledge (2015) 336-41.

“Hayek,” Stanford On-Line Encyclopedia (2012) http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/friedrich-hayek/

w/ C. Freiman, “Nozick,” Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy, ed. Estlund. Oxford (2012) 411-28.

“Property,” Oxford Handbook: History of Political Theory, ed. G. Klosko. Oxford (2011) 599-610. 

“Property and Justice,” Social Philosophy & Policy 27 (2010) 79-100.  

Scalet & Schmidtz, “Inequality, Poverty, & Social Capital,” Amartya Sen, ed. C. Morris. CUP (2009) 170-90.  

“Property,” Encyclopedia of Environmental Philosophy, ed. Callicott. Macmillan (2008). 

“Virtues, Complexity, & the Limits of Markets,” Research in the History of Economic
Thought, 25 (2007) 25-32.

w/ E. Willott, “Varieties of Overconsumption,” Ethics, Place, & Environment, issue honoring M. Sagoff, 9 (2006) 351-65.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. D. Borchert. Macmillan (2nd ed: 2006).

      3 Entries: Philosophy of Economics; Nozick; Egoism (bibliography only; text by J. Narveson)

“What We Deserve, How We Reciprocate,” Journal of Ethics, issue honoring James Rachels, 9 (2005) 435-64.

M. Zwolinski & Schmidtz, “Virtue Ethics & Repugnant Conclusions,” Environmental Virtue Ethics, ed. P. Cafaro & R. Sandler. Rowman & Littlefield (2005) 107-17.

“History & Pattern,” Social Philosophy & Policy, 22 (2005) 148-77.

“Postscript On Life & Death,” Life, Death, & Meaning, ed. D. Benatar. Rowman & Littlefield (2004) 106-08. 

w/ S. Wright, “What Nozick Did For Decision Theory,” The American Philosophers, ed. French & Wettstein, Midwest Studies in Philosophy 28 (2004) 282-94.

w/ E. Willott, “Reinventing the Commons: An African Case Study,” University of Cal Davis Law Review 36 (2003) 203-32.

w/ E. Willott, “Tragedy of the Commons,” Blackwell Companion to Applied Ethics, ed. R. Frey & C. Wellman. Blackwell (2003) 662-73.

“Equal Respect & Equal Shares,” Social Philosophy & Policy 19 (2002) 244-74.

“The Language of Ethics,” Ethical Dilemmas in the Water Industry, ed. Cheryl Davis, Washington, DC: American Water Works Association (2001) 3-16.

S. Scalet & Schmidtz, “State, Civil Society, & Classical Liberalism,” Civil Society & Government, ed. N. Rosenblum. Princeton (2001) 26-47.

“A Survey of Ecological Economics,” Economics & Philosophy 15 (1999) 152-59.

w/ T. Palmer, & S. Scalet, “The Resources of Civil Society,” Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica 1 (2006) 1-25.  

“Finders, Keepers?” Advances in Austrian Economics 5 (1998) 277-89.

“Guarantees,” Social Philosophy & Policy 14 (1997) 1-19.

Linda Radzik & Schmidtz, “Contested Commodities,” Law & Philosophy 16 (1997) 603-16.

“Self-Interest: What’s In It For Me?” Social Philosophy & Policy 14, #1 (1997) 107-21.

Critical Notice: “Steiner’s Essay on Rights,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 26 (1996) 283-302.

Lainie Ross & Schmidtz, “Spheres of Political Order,” Nomos 38 (1996) 438-53.

“The Institution of Property,” Social Philosophy & Policy 11 (1994) 42-62.  

“The Institution of Morality,” Nomos 36 (1994) 228-43.

“Reasons for Altruism,” Social Philosophy & Policy 10 (1993) 52-68.  

Known Reprints and Translations*

“A Prehistory of Liberty,” Journal of Macromarketing, forthcoming.

Mandarin tr. “A Realistic Political Ideal,” Ideal Theory, ed. Yong Li, (Beijing: Social Sciences Research Press, 2019) under contract.

Commercial Society: A Primer on Ethics & Economics, by Cathleen Johnson, Robert Lusch, & Schmidtz.

            • Spanish translation by Ezequiel Spector for Unión Editorial Publishing (2020). 

Mandarin tr. “An Anatomy of Corruption,” Corruption, ed. Yong Li (Beijing: Social Sciences Research Press, 2019) under contract.

“The Ethics & Economics of Ecological Justice,” excerpted as:

            • “Public Choice As Political Philosophy,” Review of Austrian Economics 31 (2018) 169-76.

            • “Bastiat and the Origins of Political Economy,” in Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 15 (2017) 835-48. 

93    Russian tr. “Шмидтц Д. Сколько принципов у справедливости?” “How Many Principles?” (from Elements of Justice) in Философские дескрипты - Вып. Philosophical Descriptions, 16 (2016).

Rational Choice & Moral Agency: 2015, revised (in print & Kindle formats) Tucson: Sagent Labs.  

Italian translation, “What Teachers Owe Students” (from Debating Education), Il Mulino (2015) 403-16.

“The Language of Ethics,” Oxford Handbook of Value Theory, ed. Hirose & Olson. Oxford (2015) 381-98.

“Hayek,” reprinted in:

      • Friedrich Hayek & Cold War Liberalism, ed. J. Shearmur. Seoul: Asan Institute, status unknown.  

• 2000 word excerpt, Political Philosophy: The Essential Texts, ed. S. Cahn, 3rd ed. Oxford (2015) 857-60.

Person, Polis, Planet

      • Mandarin translation by Yong Li for Shangai People’s Publishing House (2016). 

“History & Pattern,” reprinted in: 

• 6000-word excerpt, Oxford Classics of Political Theoryed. J. Levy, New York: OUP (2019).

• 1000-word excerpt, Encyclopedia of Political Thoughted. M. Gibbons, West Sussex: Wiley (2014).

 “Virtue Ethics & Repugnant Conclusions,” by M. Zwolinski & Schmidtz, reprinted in 

• Reason, Value, and Respect, ed. M. Timmons & R. Johnson. Oxford (2015) 178-93.

• Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethicsed. Dan Russell. Cambridge (2013) 221-39. 

“Smith on Freedom,” Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy (2013) 371-90.

Brief History of Liberty, by Schmidtz & J. Brennan

• Spanish translation, Fernando Claro, Santiago: Fundacia para el Progresso (2020).

• Polish translation, Jacek Spendel, Krakow: Fijorr Publishing, (2018)­­­.

• Italian translation, Torino: IBL Libri (2013).

      Robert Nozick

            • Mandarin tr. (Beijing: Fudan/Cambridge, 2013)   

“Reinventing the Commons,” by Schmidtz & Willott, in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 24 (2012) 78-85.

“Islands In a Sea of Obligation,” in Questions of Life & Death, ed. C. Morris. Oxford (2011): 84-96.  

“The Right to Distribute” (from Elements of Justice) reprinted in Anarchy, State, & Utopia Reappraised, ed. J. Meadowcroft & R. Bader. Cambridge (2011): 197-229.

“Diminishing Marginal Utility,” in Liberalism, ed. J. Narveson & S. Dimock. Kluwer (2010) 115-24.

73           “Conceptions of Freedom,” (from Brief History of Liberty) reprinted in:

• Considerwith reply by Elizabeth Anderson. University of Michigan 24 (2010): p. 1.

                 • Cato Unbound, on-line journal, lead article (March, 2010).  With reply by Philip Pettit.

Elements of Justice

      • Spanish translation by Ezequiel Spector for Marcial Pons Publishing (2020). 

• Russian translation by Leonid Nikonov for Altai State Publishing (2019). 

      • Chinese translation by Li Junpeng for China Social Sciences Press (2019). 

• Czech translation by Josef Sima for Dokoran Publishing (2016). 

      • Romanian translation by T. Glodeanu & I. Sterpan for Edituras Humanitas Publishing (2012). 

      • Turkish translation by Hayrettin Ösler for Liberte Publications (2010). 

      • Portuguese translation by William Lakes for Martins-Fontes Press (2009).

            “Property,” 2000 word excerpt, Encyclopedia of Environmental Philosophy, ed. Callicott & Frodeman. Macmillan (2009) 184-87.

“Equal Respect & Equal Shares,” reprinted in

      • Arguing About Political Philosophy, 2nd ed. M. Zwolinski. Routledge (2014) 528-52.

      • Arguing About Political Philosophy, ed. M. Zwolinski. Routledge (2009) 495-514.

 “Property and Justice,” reprinted as “Functional Property and Real Justice” in:

      • Turkish translation, Liberal Düsünce, 67 (2012): 169-84.

      • German translation. European Liberal Forum, Academia Verlag (2010). 1-17.

      • Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica, 11 (2010) English and Spanish. On line journal.

 Property Rights in Central Europe. Naumann Foundation (2009) 5-21.

“Separateness, Suffering, & Moral Theory,” (from Person, Polis, Planet), reprinted in Singer Under Fire, ed. J. Schaler. Open Court (2009) 429-54. 

“Tragedy of the Commons,” by Schmidtz & Willott, reprinted in:

• International Encyclopedia of Ethics, ed. H. Lafollette. Blackwell (2021) in preparation.

• International Encyclopedia of Ethics, ed. H. Lafollette. Blackwell (2013) 198-205. 

                 • Slovakian translation. 1100 word excerpt, Conservative Letters, Konzervativny Institut (2012). 

• Encyclopedia of Environmental Philosophy, ed. Callicott & Frodeman. Macmillan (2009) 322-25.

 “Are All Species Equal?” reprinted in 

      • Doing Ethics, ed. L. Vaughn. 4th ed. Norton (2016) 480-87.

      • Introducing Ethics, ed. McBrayer & Markie. Oxford (2013) 389-97.

      • Doing Ethics, ed. L. Vaughn. 3th ed. Norton (2013) 516-523.

      • Contemporary Moral Arguments, ed. L. Vaughn. 2nd ed. Oxford (2012) 641-48.

• Ethics, Policy, and Environment, retrospective issue devoted to this article, with 9 replies, 14 (2011) 127-38.

      • Oxford Handbook on Ethics & Animals, ed. Beauchamp & Frey. Oxford (2010) 628-40.

      • Doing Ethics, ed. L. Vaughn. 2nd ed. Norton (2010) 527-34.

• Contemporary Moral Arguments, ed. L. Vaughn. Oxford (2009) 659-67.

      • Doing Ethics, ed. L. Vaughn. Norton (2008) 389-96.

“How To Deserve,” reprinted in:

      • Routledge Companion to Political Philosophy, ed. D’Agostino & Gaus (2012) 433-43. 

• The Online Political Science Journal 1 (2008) 1-13.

41        “Guarantees,” reprinted in Liberal Düsünce, 45 (2007) 145-64.

“When Inequality Matters,” (from Elements of Justice) reprinted as lead article in Cato Unbound, on-line journal (March 2006).  With reply by Peter Singer.

“A Place For Cost-Benefit Analysis,” reprinted in:

      • Ethics in Practice, 5th edition, ed. H. Lafollette. Blackwell (2019) 246-54.

• Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics, ed. B. Hale & A. Light (2019) in press.

• Philosophy, Politics, & Economics, ed. Anomaly, Sayre-McCord, Munger. Oxford (2015) 412-26. 

      • Ethics in Practice, 4th edition, ed. H. Lafollette. Blackwell (2014) 602-10.

• Public Ethics ed. R. Bellamy & A. Palumbo. Ashgate (2010) 341-64.

      • Environmental Ethics, 5th edition, ed. L. & P. Pojman. Wadsworth (2008) 628-42.

      • Ethics in Practice, 3rd edition, ed. H. Lafollette. Blackwell (2006) 669-79.

      • Environmental Ethics, 4th edition, ed. L. Pojman. Wadsworth (2005) 568-79.

“Rationality Within Reason,” Satisficing & Maximizing, ed. M. Byron. Cambridge (2004) 30-58.

“Because It’s Right,” (from Rational Choice & Moral Agency) reprinted in:

      • Reasons To Be Moral Revisited,” special issue, Canadian Journal of Philosophy (2010) 63-95.

      • Morality & Self-Interest, ed. P. Bloomfield. Oxford (2008) 79-101.

      • Spanish translation, Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica (2002) electronic journal.

 27        “Natural Enemies,” reprinted:

• Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics, ed. A. Thompson & S. Gardiner, NY: Oxford (2016) 517-27. 

      • Humane Studies Review 13, #2 (2001) electronic journal.

“The Meanings of Life,” reprinted in:

      • Life, Death, & Meaning, 3rd ed. D. Benatar. Rowman & Littlefield (2016) 93-112.

      • Hebrew tr. 500 word excerpt, incorporated in lead article on meaning in life גלובס (August 2015) 22-28.

      • Life, Death, & Meaning, 2nd ed. D. Benatar. Rowman & Littlefield (2010) 93-113.

      • Life, Death, & Meaning, ed. D. Benatar. Rowman & Littlefield (2004) 91-111.

      • If I Should Die, ed. L. Rouner. Notre Dame (2001) 170-88. 

“Choosing Ends,” Varieties of Practical Reasoning, ed. E. Millgram. MIT Press (2001) 237-57. 

Social Welfare & Individual Responsibility

•  Polish translation of “Taking Responsibility” by J. Spendel, Krakow: Fundacja Bialy Bizon (2019)­­­.

      •  Korean translation, Thinkville Company: Seoul (2018).   

      • “Taking Responsibility” excerpt reprinted in Distributive Justice, ed. Julian Lamont. Ashgate (2012) 111-32.

      •  Spanish translation, Madrid: Cambridge University Press (2000).

                  •  re-issued in Spanish translation by Ediciones AKAL (2004).   

“Moral Dualism,” (from Rational Choice & Moral Agency), Modeling Rationality, Morality, & Evolution, ed. P. Danielson. Oxford (1998) 255-79.

“The Institution of Property,” reprinted in:

      • Philosophy, Politics, & Economics, ed. Anomaly, Sayre-McCord, & Munger. Oxford (2015) 147-59. 

      • Arguing About Political Philosophy, 2nd ed.  Ed. M. Zwolinski. Routledge (2014) 374-87.

      • Liberal Düsünce, lead article in a double issue on Property 53-54 (2009) 5-23.

      • Arguing About Political Philosophy, ed. M. Zwolinski. Routledge (2009) 308-19.

• Spanish translation, Elementos De Análysis Económico Del Derecho, ed. H Spector. Lead article in a textbook on economic analysis of law. Buenos Aires: Rubinzal-Culzoni (2004) 27-56.

• The Economics of Property Rights, ed. S. Pejovich. Edward Elgar (2001) 456-76.

 Common Law & the Environment, ed. R. Meiners & A. Morriss. Rowman & Littlefield (2000) 109-29.

•  Liberal Institutions, Economic Constitutional Rights, & the Role of Organizations, ed. K. Ladeur, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft (1997) 31-51.

“Justifying the State,” reprinted in:

• Mandarin tr. Political Authority, ed. Shinggui Mao, Zhejiang University Press (2019) status unknown.

• For & Against the State, ed. Sanders & Narveson. Rowman & Littlefield (1996) 81-97.

“Reasons for Altruism,” reprinted in:

      • Philosophy, Politics, & Economics, ed. J. Anomaly, G. Sayre-McCord, M. Munger. Oxford (2015) 44-55. 

• The Gift: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, ed. A. Komter. Amsterdam University Press (1996) 164-75.

“Observing the Unobservable,” (from Limits of GovernmentOn the Reliability of Economic Models: Essays in the Epistemology of Economics, ed. D. Little. Kluwer (1995) 147-72. 

Sample Talks

3 lectures on moral science: “Moral Philosophy After Solipsism,” “Corruption,” & “Moral Responsibility in a Commercial Society,” University of Texas, 2019

“What Moral Science Forgot,” London School of Economics, 2019 

“Ethics & Observation,” Keynote Address, Atlas Foundation, Santa Domingo, 2019

“Reinventing Moral Science,” Keynote Address, Liberty International, Krakow, 2018.

“Markets in Education,” Keynote address, Mont Pelerin Society Stockholm, 2017

3 lectures at Seoul National U, 2017

2-week course on Western Conceptions of Liberty, Wuhan 2017

2-week course on Elements of Justice Prague, 2017

2-week course on Ethics, Economy, and Entrepreneurship, Tucson, 2017 

6 Lectures on Ethics, Economy, & Entrepreneurship (Prepa Ibero, Ibero Americana, ITAM, UNAM) Mexico City, 2017 

Conference on Person, Polis, Planet (commentator for 4 sessions) Wuhan University, 2016 

“Ideal Theory for a Political World,” lead lecture in a documentary series on The Return of Ethics, Moscow 2016

Phi Beta Kappa Lectures, nine campuses in spring 2015

“After Solipsism”

      • Keynote speaker, Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics workshop, Tucson 2015

      • Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon 2014

Lectures on Markets in Education

      • Hamburg University, 2014

      • Pavia University, 2014

      • Center for Ethics, Law, & Public Affairs, Warwick University, 2014

      • Conference on Social Responsibility and the Division of Labor, Louvain, Belgium, 2013

      • Presidential Address, American Society for Value Inquiry, APA, Philadelphia, 2008 

      • Stanford, 2008

“Corruption,” Society for Progress, Royal Society of London 2014

“Ideal Theory,” U of Michigan 2012

“Comment on Anderson,” Lindner Lecture, Oberlin College 2012

Team-Taught a short course on justice w/ Sam Freeman & Erin Kelly, Bogazici U, Istanbul 2012

“Hayek Against Justice”

      • Asan Institute, Seoul 2013

      • CEVRO Institute, Prague 2012

      • CEQLS Institute in Bratislava and Zilina University, Slovak Republic, March 2012

      • Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Washington November 2011

      • Center for Institutional Analysis & Development, Bucharest, September 2011 

“Respect for Everything”

      • Confronting Environmental Values, Oslo, June 2010

“Functional Property, Real Justice” 

• Keynote address, 60th Anniversary of Turkish Democracy, Ankara, May 2010

• Keynote address, 20th Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall, Berlin, November 2009

“The Right to Distribute,” King’s College London, January 2010.

Lectures on A Brief History of Liberty

      • Australian National University, August 2009

      • Galilee Colloquium, Israel, June 2008

      • UCLA, March 2008

      • Oxford University (Wolfson College), April 2007

Lectures on Elements of Justice

      • 6 commentator-led sessions, Chinese Assoc for Analytic Ethics, Annual Convention, Wuhan, 2018

      • 5 commentator-led sessions, National University of Singapore August 2009 

• Franciso Marroquin U, Guatemala City, October 2004  (6 sessions)

      • Central Asian Resource Center, Almaty, Kazakhstan, July 2004

      • 6 commentator-led sessions, Brown U, May 2004 

      • 6 commentator-led sessions, Georgia State U, March 2004 

      • U.S. Congressional Staffers Workshop, Washington, D.C., December 2002 

      • Australian National University, Canberra, July/August, 2002

      • U of Michigan, March 2002.

      • Ethics & Markets (panel w/Amitai Etzioni, Amy Gutmann, Frances Fox Piven) Yale, 1999

      • U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, July/August 1999

      • U of Auckland, New Zealand, March 1998

“Reinventing the Commons: The Sabi Sand Game Preserve”

      • Symposium on Environmental Law, U. Cal. Davis School of Law, April 2003

“The Institution of Property”

      • Instituto Liberdade, Santiago, Chile, August 2005

      • Symposium on Liberal Institutions, European U. School of Law, Florence, Italy, 1995

“The Meanings of Life”

      • Keynote Speaker, Conference on Analytic Existentialism, U of Cape Town, August 2001

      • Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion, December 1999

“Poverty, Foreign Aid, and Wildlife Preservation”

      •  Joint U.S. Congress/Senate Legislative Staff Breakfast, Washington, D.C. March 2001

“Environmental Conflict Resolution”

      • United Nations Convocation, New York, January 2001

      • Institute for Economic Affairs, London, June 1998

“Moral Theory and Everyday Life”

      • Conference on Ethics In Everyday Life, U of Cape Town, South Africa, August 1999

“Reasons for Reasons” 

      • 3 universities: Chung Cheng U., Chen Chi U., U. of Taiwan, May 2000

4 Lectures on Social Welfare and Individual Responsibility

      • Universidad Torcuato Di Tella School of Law, Buenos Aires, Sept. 1998 

“The Authority of Instrumental Reason”

      • Symposium on Language, Reasoning, and Cognition, CREA, Paris, June 1998

Invited Speaker, Symposium on Practical Reason

      • American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Chicago, May 1998

“Beyond Economics: Questions of Fairness”

      • Joint U.S. Congress/Senate Legislative Staff Workshop on Tax Reform, Baltimore, January 1998

“Environmental Justice” 

      • Conference on Justice & the Environment, U. of Melbourne, Australia, 1997

“Why Be Rational?”

      • International Colloquium on Cognitive Science, Donastia, Spain, 1997    

“Guarantees”

      • 19th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg, Austria, 1996

“When Preservationism Doesn’t Preserve”

      • Conference on Environmental Ethics, Cortona, Italy, 1995

“Diminishing Marginal Utility”

      • School of Business, UBC, Vancouver, 1995

      • Hosted by Econ Dep’t/Econ Club/School of Business/MBA Assoc., Loyola U., New Orleans, 1995

“Environmental Ethics and Property Law”

      • Case Western Law School, 1994

Five lectures on Rational Choice and Moral Agency

       • Hosted by Philosophy/Psychology/Accounting/Engineering/Management, U of Waterloo, 1993 

“The Moral Evaluation of Institutions”

      • Conference on Institutional Reform in Eastern Europe, Inter-University Center of Postgraduate Studies, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 1990

“Experimental Philosophy”

      • Conference on Le Liberalisme a L’Europenne, Universite D’Aix-Marseille, France, 1989

      • Economic History Association, Harvard, 1988

 

Courses Taught

Introductory:    PHIL/ECON 205 (Ethics & Economics of Wealth Creation), PPEL 101 (Ethics, Economy, & Entrepreneurship), Environmental Ethics, Ancient & Medieval Phil, Modern Phil

Upper Level:     Philosophy of Law, Metaethics, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Freedom, Ethical Entrepreneurship, PPEL Capstone seminar

Seminars:         Nonideal Theory, Justice & Education (Hamburg), Feasibility (Hamburg Economics), Purpose of Moral Theory, Welfare, Justice, Value in Nature, Why Be Moral? Equality, Hobbes, Foundations of Capitalism (George Mason), Philosophy of Economics, Practical Reason, Social Norms, Diversity, Moral Theory & Practice, Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment 

Law School:      First year: Property (Florida State)

                       Upper year: Environmental Philosophy & Policy

 

Known Editorial Board Assignments

On Ethics & Economics monograph series (Rowman & Littlefield)

Economics and Philosophy 2003-2013

Environmental Ethics 2004-2014

Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy 

Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy 

Philosopher’s Index

Reason Papers

Journal of Sustainable Development

Sage Handbook of Political Theory

Journal of Education and the Future

Philosophical Descriptions (Russia)

Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society

 

* Not included: Issues of Social Philosophy & Policy published by Cambridge as stand-alone anthologies w/ Schmidtz as editor.

* Not included:     (1) essays reprinted in Schmidtz-edited collections; 

                              (2) articles in Social Philosophy & Policy that Cambridge reprinted as stand-alone anthologies. 

                              Note: to minimize redundancy, multiple reprintings of the same title are gathered together and listed reverse-chronologically.