3. Journal Articles


“Victims, Their Stories, and Our Rights”, Metaphilosophy, Vol. 49, No,1-2. Victims, their stories, and our rights

“Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights”, Political Studies, (Vol.66, Issue 3, 2018), online first September 27, 2017. theoretical foundations for human rights



“Colonialism, Injustice and Arbitrariness”, Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol.48, No.2, pp.:197-211. Colonialism Injustice and Arbitrariness – JSP

“Hens, Ducks, and Human Rights in China” (with Xiao Ouyang), Philosophy Now, Issue 118. Hens Ducks and Human Rights in China

“Democratic Justice and Contractarian Injustice”, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp.222-230.

“Conflitti Difficilmente Gestibili e i Limiti della Giustizia come Interazione”, (with S.Mocchi), Notizie di Politeia, Vol.128.



“The Ripples of Violence”, (with Jools Gilson), Feminist Review, (112), pp.27-40. The Ripples of Violence

“Territory, Rights, and Historical Injustice”, Philosophy and Public Issues, Vol. 6, No. 2. http://fqp.luiss.it/files/2017/04/7_Bufacchi_PPI_vol6_n2_2016.pdf



“Knowing Violence: Testimony, Trust and Truth”, Revue Internationale de Philosophie, Vol.67, No.3, 2013. knowing violence



“Ethical Decision Making and Decision Support Systems in Public Procurement – A Theoretical Discussion” (with Csaba Csaki, Eric Prier, and Frederic Adam), Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, Vol.13, No.3.



“Not Making Exception: A Response to Henry Shue”, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol.26, Issue 3.

“Rethinking Violence”, Global Crime, Vol.10, Issue 4, November.

“The Truth About Rights”, Journal of Human Rights, Vol.7, No.4. The Truth About Rights



“Why Political Philosophy Matters”, European Journal of Political Theory, Vol.7, No.2, 2008. Why Political Philosophy Matters



“Torture, Terrorism and the State: A Refutation of the Ticking-Bomb Argument”, (with Jean Maria Arrigo), Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol.23, No.3, 2006, pp. 339-357. Torture Terrorism and the State
– Reprinted in D.Rodin (ed.) War, Torture and Terrorism, Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.



“Two Concepts of Violence”, Political Studies Review, Vol. 3, April 2005, pp.193-204. Two Concepts of Violence

“Motivating Justice”, Contemporary Political Theory, Vol. 4, No. 1, February 2005, pp.25-41. motivating justice



“Why Is Violence Bad?”, American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol.41, No.2, April 2004, pp.169-180. why is violence bad

“Empirical Philosophy: Theory and Practice”, International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol.18, No.1, Spring 2004, pp.39-52. Empirical philosophy theory and practice



“Political Scepticism: A Reply to the Critics”, Politics, Vol.23, No.2, pp.137-140.



“The Injustice of Exploitation”, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Vol.5, No.1, 1-15. The Injustice of Exploitation



“Voting, Rationality, and Reputation”, Political Studies, Vol.49, No.4, pp.714-729. Voting Rationality and Reputation

“Sceptical Democracy”, Politics, Vol.21, No.1, pp.23-30. Sceptical Democracy

“Execution as Torture” (with Laura Fairrie), Peace Review, Vol.13, No.4, pp.511-518. execution as torture
– Reprinted as “The Death Penalty is Cruel and Unusual Punishment” in Lauri S. Friedman (ed.) The Death Penalty, Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2006, pp.32-39.



“Reasonable Agreement: A Defence” Imprints, Vol.2, No.3.



“Social Justice in Europe: An Evaluation of European Regional Policy” (with Shari Garmise), Government and Opposition, Vol.30, No.2.