Alec Walen Selected Publications

Selected Publications

“The Right to Cause Harm as an Alternative to Being Sacrificed for Others; An Exploration of Agent-Rights with a Special Focus on Intervening Agency,” San Diego Law Review 55 (2018): 381-417.

“The Restricting Claims Principle Revisited,” Law and Philosophy 35 (2016): 211-247.

 “Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt; A Balanced Retributive Account,” Louisiana Law Review 76 (2015): 355-446.

“Transcending the Means Principle,” Law and Philosophy 33 (2014): 427-464.

“Agents, Impartiality, and the Priority of Claims over Duties; Diagnosing Why Thomson Still Gets the Trolley Problem Wrong by Appeal to the ‘Mechanics of Claims,’” Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (2012): 545-571

“A Unified Theory of Detention, with Application to Preventive Detention for Suspected Terrorists,” Maryland Law Review 70 (2011): 871-938.

“The Doctrine of Illicit Intentions,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 34 (2006): 39-67.

“Reasonable Illegal Force: Justice and Legitimacy in a Pluralistic, Liberal Society,” Ethics 111 (2001): 344-373.