My work is primarily in social and political philosophy, particularly in the public reason and social contract traditions, and at the intersections of philosophy, politics and economics. I also delve into issues regarding agency and responsibility.
Many of my papers are available at https://tulane.academia.edu/ChadVanSchoelandt
The Routledge Handbook of Anarchy and Anarchist Thought, edited by Gary Chartier and Chad Van Schoelandt (Routledge, 2020)
My journal articles include:
"Once More to the Limits of Evil" The Journal of Ethics, 2020
"Functionalist Justice and Coordination" Social Theory and Practice, 2020
"Social Rules in Libertarian Thought" Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines, 2020
"Convergence in the Political Liberal Community" Public Reason, 2019
“Between Traditional and Minimal Moralities” Analysis, Vol. 79, Issue 1, January 2019, pp. 128-40
"Moral Accountability and Social Norms" Social Philosophy & Policy 35 (2018)
"Consensus on What? Convergence for What?: Four Models of Political Liberalism" (with Gerald Gaus), Ethics 128, no. 1 (October 2017): 145-172
"Justification, coercion, and the place of public reason," Philosophical Studies 172: 1031-1050. (2015)
"Markets, community, and pluralism," Philosophical Quarterly 64: 144-151. (2014)
"Political liberalism, ethos justice, and gender equality," (with Blain Neufeld), Law and Philosophy 33: 75-104. (2014)
My book chapters include:
“Public Reason” (with Gerald Gaus), The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Ed., Elsevier, 2015, pp. 591-6.
“Crossing a Mesh Theory with a Reasons-Responsive Theory: Unholy Spawn or Love Child of a New Dawn?” (with Michael McKenna), Agency, Freedom, and Responsibility, Andrei Buckareff Buckareff, Carlos Moya, and Sergi Rosell (eds.), Palgrave, 2016
“Constructing Public Distributive Justice: On the Method of Functionalist Moral Theory” (with Gerald Gaus) New Perspectives on Distributive Justice: Pluralism, Deep Disagreements, and the Problem of Consensus, Manuel Knoll, Stephen Snyder, and Nurdane Simsek (eds.), De Gruyter Press, 2018, pp. 403-422
“John Rawls”, Liberal Moments, Ewa Atanassow and Alan Kahan (eds.), Bloomsbury, 2018
“Political and Distributive Justice” (with Gerald Gaus), The Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice, Serena Olsaretti (ed.), 2018, pp. 283-305.
“Political Liberalism” (with Gerald Gaus), Cambridge History of Philosophy: 1945 to 2010, Kelly Becker and Iain Thomson (eds.), Cambridge University Press, forthcoming
“A Public Reason Approach to Religious Exemption”, Philosophy and Public Policy, Andrew I. Cohen (ed.), Rowman and Littlefield International, 2018
“Democratic Peace Theory, Montesquieu, and Public Choice” (with Sarah Burns), Reclaiming Liberalism, David F. Hardwick and Leslie Marsh (eds.), Palgrave, 2020