"Hanson and Radical Observation Thesis," Fifth International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Science Proceedings, 1975. Paper delivered at conference at Western Ontario University, London, Ontario, Canada.

"Sports, Language, and Reality," Proceedings of Alpha Kappa Delta

Sociological Research Symposium, 1977. Paper delivered at conference held at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

"The Persistance of the Four Temperments," Soundings, Fall 1983.
Co-authored with John Immerwahr.

"Recent Reconstructings of Political Philosophy," Philosophy Today, Fall 1984.

"Radical Hermeneutics, Critical Theory and the Political," International Philosophical Quarterly, Summer 1991.

"MacIntyre and Habermas on Practical Reason," American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Spring 1991. This work in an earlier version also appears in Communitarianism, Liberalism, and Social Responsibility, ed. Peden and Hudson, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, N.Y., 1991.

"The Right Way to Think about the Rights of the Bill of Rights", in Studies in Social and Political Theory: Social Philosophy Today, Number 8, ed. Yeager Hudson and Creighton Peden, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, N.Y., 1993.

"Fichte, Habermas and Luc Ferry", in Political Theory: Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, ed. Lenore Langdorf and Stephen Watson, SUNY Press, 1999


"Weber's Positivism," The Review of Politics, 1984. Book review of

Anthony T. Kronman's Max Weber.


"Derrida and the Violence of Law." Delivered at St. Anselm's College, April 1995.

"Does Habermas' Theory of Socialization Remain an Idealist Project?", Delivered at Midwest Radical Activists and Scholars Conference, November, 1991.

"Fichte, Habermas and Luc Ferry," Delivered to the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, October, 1991.

"I Believe in the Church of Baseball," Delivered to The Philosophic Society for the Study of Sports, October, 1991.

"Luc Ferry and the Question of Human Rights," Delivered to the 8th International Conference on Social Philosophy, August, 1991.

"Baseball in America: A Sociological Perspective," Delivered to the Third Annual Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and the American Culture, June, 1991.

"Habermas and Derrida: The Nature of Radical Politics," Delivered at Midwest Radical Activists and Scholars Conference, October, 1990.

"The Debate between Liberalism and Communitarianism," Delivered to the 7th International Conference on Social Philosophy, August, 1990.

"Radical Hermeneutics and Critical Theory: Beyond the Forms of Critique." Delivered to Conference on Catholic Philosophy and Hermeneutics, Conception, Missouri, February, 1990.

"Marxism and Postmodernism." Delivered to the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, January, 1990.

"The Political as Moral: A Reexamination." Delivered to the American Catholic Philosophical Association at its annual meeting in March, 1989.

"The Ideology of Work and Play." Delivered to the American Cultural Association in March, 1988.

"Interpretive and Functionalist Social Science: Aristotle and Marx." Delivered to the Philadelphia Area American Catholic Philosophical Association Meeting in October, 1987.

"Human Nature and Human History: Marx an Historicized Aristotelian." Delivered to the Claremont Institute for Political Philosophy at their annual meeting at the American Political Science Association in

September, 1987.

"What Can Business Do for Philosophy?" Delivered to the Mid-Atlantic Conference of Business College Deans in October, 1985.

"Political Science and Political Theory: Autonomous and Non-Autonomous Enterprises." Co-authored and delivered with Justin Green to the American Science Association in August, 1985.

"The Individual and Community." Delivered to the Conference of Philosophy and Social Science at Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, April, 1985.

"The Reconstruction of Political Theory." Delivered to the Villanova University Social Science Forum, April, 1985.

"The Question of Marxism and Liberalism." Delivered to the Villanova University Nineteenth Century Society, September, 1984.

"After Weber: Habermas or McIntyre?" Delivered at Duquesne University, November, 1983.

"Christopher Lasch on Narcissism and the Me-Too Generation."

Villanova University Honors Junior Week Series, January, 1980.

"What Can Philosophy Do for Science?" Invited paper presented to National Physics Honor Society, St. Joseph's University Chapter, April, 1976.

"Sellars and the Myth of the Given." Delivered at the Villanova Philosophy Department Colloquia Series, 1975.

"Causality and Human Action." Delivered at Villanova Philosophy Department Colloquia Series, 1973.