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The Right of Necessity: Moral Cosmopolitanism and Global Poverty. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.

Espectador imparcial y desarrollo moral en la ética de Adam Smith. Navarra, Spain: Cuadernos Filosóficos, 2008.

Edited books

Theories of Justice. Co-edited with Tom Campbell. London: Ashgate, 2012.

Edited journal issues

On Its 60th Birthday, Is the Antarctic Treaty in Good Health? The Geographical Journal, under review.

A 60 años del Tratado Antártico: desafíos y preguntas. Revista de Estudios Hemisféricos y Polares 12, no. 1 (2021).

Reclamos territoriales en América Latina. Co-edited with Christian Barry. Revista de Ciencia Política 37, no. 3 (2017): 711–86.


Turned 60, is the Antarctic Treaty System in Good Health? (co-authored with Julia Jabour). Geographical Journal (2023),

South American Claims in Antarctica: Colonial, Malgré Tout. The Polar Journal (2022), DOI: 10.1080/2154896X.2022.2062558.

From Sovereignty to Guardianship in Ecoregions. Journal of Applied Philosophy (2021), early view.

Greening Global Egalitarianism? Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric 13, no. 1 (2021),

“Occupancy Rights: Dynamic as well as Located”. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 1–8.

When Subsistence Rights Are Just Claims, and This Is Unjust. Social Philosophy and Policy 36, no.2 (2019): 134-53.

Four Principles to Justify Claims over Land and Natural Resources in Antarctica. The Yearbook of Polar Law XI (2019): 170–91.

A Continent of and for Whiteness?: “White” Colonialism and the 1959 Antarctic Treaty Polar Record. Polar Record, 1-3. doi:10.1017/S003224741900069X

The Human Right to Subsistence
Philosophy Compass 2019, e12618.

The Moral Limits of Territorial Claims in Antarctica
In Ethics and International Affairs 32, no. 3 (2018): 339–60.

What the Old Right of Necessity Can Do for the Contemporary Global Poor
In Journal of Applied Philosophy 34, no. 5 (2017): 607–620.

Las poblaciones callampa como expresión del derecho de necesidad
Revista de Ciencia Política 37, no. 3 (2017): 755–65.

Doctors with Borders? An Authority-based Approach to the Brain Drain
Co-authored with Alfonso Donoso. In South African Journal of Philosophy 36, 1 (2017): 69-77.

Rethinking Land and Natural Resources, and Rights over Them
In Philosophy and Public Issues 6, 2 (2016): 122-41.

Shared Sovereignty over Migratory Natural Resources
In Res Publica 22, 1 (2016): 21-35.

What We Own Before Property: Hugo Grotius and the Suum
In Grotiana 36 (2015): 1-15.

The Volcanic Asymmetry, or the Question of Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Disasters
In Journal of Political Philosophy 23, 2 (2015): 192-212.

Det vi eide førfast eiendom. Hugo Grotius og suum
In Arr, idéhistorisk tiddskrift 3 (2013): 3-14.

The Bridge of Benevolence
In Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 12, 1 (2013): 57-72.

Noncivil Disobedience and the Right of Necessity. A Point of Convergence
In Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 3 (2012): 3-15.

Samuel Pufendorf and the Right of Necessity
In Aporia 3 (2012): 47-64.

Non-human Animals in Adam Smith’s Moral Theory
In Between the Species Online Journal 13, 9 (2009).

La beneficencia como virtud moral y política en la ética de Adam Smith.
Empresa y Humanismo 13, no.1 (2009): 103–144.

Book chapters

Decolonizing Antarctica. In Philosophies of Polar Law, edited by Alan Hemmings and Dawid Bunikowski. Routledge, 2020, 49-61.

Necessity Knows No Borders: The Right of Necessity and Illegalized Migration. In Rights and Justice toward the Margins, edited by Virpi Mäkinen and Pamela Slotte. Brill Publishing, 2020.

Justicia global In Razones Públicas, edited by Iñigo González-Ricoy and Jahel Queralt, 303–322.  Madrid: Ariel, 2020.


Justice. Edited by Marc LeBar. In Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 20th April 2019, available at

Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica. Edited by Klaus Dodds, Alan Hemmings and Peder Roberts. In Polar Record 53, no. 6 (2017): 636–37.

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory. Edited by Teena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John M. Meyer and David Schlosberg. In Political Studies Review 15, no. 3 (2017): 434.

The Polar Regions. An Environmental History
By Adrian Howkins. In Polar Record 53, 2 (2016): 226-27.

The Environmental Turn in Territorial Rights
In CRISPP: Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 19, 2 (2016): 221-41.

Animal Rights with a Grain of Salt
Review of Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know. By Paul Waldau. In Society & Animals 21, 3 (2013): 318-319. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341290.

Should Trees Have Standing?
By Christopher Stone. In Pandora’s Box 18 (2011): 91-99.

Nature, Aesthetics and Environmentalism: From Beauty to Duty
By Allen Carlson and Sheila Lintott (eds.) In Environmental Values 20, 3 (2011): 449-452.

Naturaleza y valor
By Margarita Valdés (comp.) In Crítica 42, 126 (2010): 79-86.

Encyclopedia entries

In Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics. Paul B. Thompson and David M.
Kaplan (eds.), second edition. Springer, forthcoming.

Short articles

The Sea Rush. In Randi Nygård and Karolin Tampere (eds.), The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole, Ensayo #4 (2017), pp 298-302.

Seven notes on sovereignty
In Ensayos 
2 (2015): 22-23.Cosmovisiones

A can of tomato juice in the sea
In Philosophy Now 107 (2015), pp. 20-21.

Avatar vs. Mononoke
In Philosophy Now (2011) 85: pp. 44-46.


J. Baird Callicott, Cosmovisiones de la Tierra. México: Plaza y Valdés, 2017.

*Reviews of my work

review of The Right of Necessity by R A E Wilson in Marx & Philosophy Review of Books, April 8th, 2019.

review of The Right of Necessity by Temi Ogunye in Krisis, Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 23, no. 2 (2017): 59-66.

review of The Right of Necessity by by Garrett Cullity in Ethics 128, no. 1 (2017): 260-64.

review of The Right of Necessity by Guy Aitchison in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 20 (2017): 1099-1101.

review of The Right of Necessity by Siegfried Van Duffel in the Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (posted on August 6th, 2018)