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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Applbaum, Arthur. Legitimacy: The Right to Rule in a Wanton World. Harvard University Press, 2019.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "The Idea of Legitimate Authority in the Practice of Medicine." AMA Journal of Ethics 19.2 (February 2017): 207-213.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Professional Detachment: The Executioner of Paris." Public Ethics. Ed. Richard Bellamy and Antonino Palumbo. Routledge, 2017.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "And They in Their Humanity Answer Me: Part 1." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-027, June 2014.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Bayeseian Inference and Contractualist Justification on Interstate 95." Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, 2nd Edition. Ed. Andrew I. Cohen and Christopher Heath Wellman. Wiley, 2014, 219-231.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "All Foundings Are Forced." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-042, September 2012.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Legitimacy without the Duty to Obey." Philosophy & Public Affairs 38.3 (Summer 2010): 215-239.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Political Legitimacy and Official Discretion." Political Accountability: The Library of Contemporary Essays in Political Theory and Public Policy. Ed. Richard Bellamy and Antonino Palumbo. Ashgate, 2010, 39-73.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Professional Detachment: The Executioner of Paris." Public Ethics: The Library of Contemporary Political Theory and Public Policy. Ed. Richard Bellamy and Antonino Palumbo. Ashgate, 2010, 103-131.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. Forcing a People to Be Free. Legitimacy, Justice, and Public International Law. Ed. Lukas H. Meyer. Cambridge University Press, 2009, 270-310.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak, Jon C. Tilburt, Michael T. Collins, and David Wendler. "A Family's Request for Complementary Medicine After Patient Brain Death." JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 299.18 (May 14, 2008): 2188-2193.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Forcing a People to Be Free." Philosophy & Public Affairs 35.4 (Fall 2007): 359-400.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Forcing a People to Be Free." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-066, December 2005.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Legitimacy in a Bastard Kingdom." John F. Kennedy School of Government Center for Public Leadership Working Papers, Spring 2004.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Martyrdom and Desecration." The Jewish Political Tradition, Vol II. Ed. Michael Walzer, et al. Yale University Press, 2003.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Martyrdom and Desecration." Working Paper, April 2002.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Failure in the Cybermarketplace of Ideas." Governance.com: Democracy in the Information Age. Ed. Kamarck, Elaine, and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Brookings Institution, 2002, 17-31.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Law in a Bastard Kingdom: The Problem of Legitimacy from Kosovo to Palm Beach County." Working Paper, 2001.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. Ethics for Adversaries, e-Book Edition. Princeton University Press, 2001.