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“Freedom and Heteronomy in the Anthropocene” (with Alexander M. Stoner), in Paragrana: An International Journal of Historical Anthropology 33 (forthcoming, 2023).

“In Defense of ‘the Social’: Convergences and Divergences Between the Humanities and Social Sciences in the United States,”  The Centrality of Sociality: Responses to Michael E. Brown’s the Concept of the Social in Uniting the Social Sciences and the Humanities (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 39), 2022: 125-148.

“Social Theory’s Burden: From Heteronomy to Vitacide (or, How Classical Critical Theory Predicted Proliferating Rackets, Authoritarian Personalities, and Administered Worlds in the Twenty-First Century),” in Harry F. Dahms (ed.), Society in Flux:  Two Centuries of Social Theory (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 37) 2021:  3-55.

“Adorno’s Critique of the New Right-Wing Extremism: How (Not) to Face the Past, Present, and Future,” disClosure: a journal of social theory, 29(1), 129-179.

“Science Fiction Films and ‘Love’:  Toward a Critique of Regressive Social Relations,” Soundings:  An Interdisciplinary Journal 103 (2) 2020: 121-157 (link).

“Ignoring Goethe’s Faust: A Critical-Theoretical Perspective on American Ideology”, Fast Capitalism 16.2 2019.

“Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Digital Ontotheology:  Towards a Critical Rethinking of Science Fiction as Theory” (with Joel Crombez), Bulletin of Science, Technology, & Society (Special issue on Science & Science Fiction) 35 (3-4) 2016: 104-113.

“Theorizing Modern Society as an Inverted Reality:  How Critical Theory and Indigenous Critiques of Globalization Must Learn from Each Other” (with Asafa Jalata), in Harry F. Dahms, Globalization, Critique, and Social Theory:  Diagnoses and Challenges (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 33) 2015:  75-133.

Which Capital, Which Marx?  Basic Income between Mainstream Economics, Critical Theory, and the Logic of Capital”, Basic Income Studies 10 (1) 2015:115-140.

“Toward a Critical Theory of Capital in the 21st Century: Thomas Piketty between Adam Smith and the Prospect of Apocalypse”, Critical Sociology 41 (2) 2015: 359-374.

Theorizing Europe as the Future of Modern Society: European Integration between Thick Norms and Thin Politics”, Comparative Sociology 11 (5) 2012:  762-781.

“Civil Society and the State in the Neoliberal Era:  Dynamics of Friends and Enemies” (with Jon Shefner), Theorizing Modern Society as a Dynamic Process (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 30) 2012: 235-62.

“Affinities between the Project of Dynamic Theory and the Tradition of Critical Theory:  A Sketch, Theorizing the Dynamics of Social Processes (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 27) 2010: 81-97.

“How Social Science is Impossible without Critical Theory: The Immersion of Mainstream Approaches in Time and Space”, No Social Science without Critical Theory (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 26) 2008:3-61

“Confronting the Dynamic Nature of Modern Social Life”, Soundings.  An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 90. 3-4, Fall-Winter 2007:  191-205.

“Capitalism Unbound?  Peril and Promise of Basic Income”, Basic Income Studies 1(1) 2006—

“The Matrix Trilogy as Critical Theory of Alienation: Communicating a Message of Radical Transformation”, Transdisciplinary Journal of Emergence, 3(1) 2005:108-24.

“Globalization or Hyper-Alienation? Critiques of Traditional Marxism as Arguments for Basic Income”, Social Theory as Politics in Knowledge (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 23) 2005:205-76

“Sociology in the Age of Globalization:  Toward a Dynamic Sociological Theory”, Bringing Capitalism Back for Critique by Social Theory, (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 21) 2002: 287-320.

“Postliberal Capitalism and the Early Frankfurt School: Towards a Critical Theory of the Inner Logic of Social Value Spheres”, Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 19 1999:55-88.

“Beyond the Carousel of Reification: Critical Social Theory after Lukács, Adorno and Habermas”, Current Perspectives in Social Theory, 18 1998:3-62.

“Theory in Weberian Marxism:  Patterns of Critical Social Theory in Lukács and Habermas”Sociological Theory 15 (3) 1997:181-214.

“From Creative Action to the Social Rationalization of the Economy:  Joseph A. Schumpeter’s Social Theory”, Sociological Theory 13 (1) 1995:1-13.

„Die gesellschaftliche Rationalisierung der Ökonomie. Vom garantierten Mindesteinkommen als konstitutionellem Anrecht“, Soziale Welt 43 (2) 1992:141-167.

“Democracy and the Post-Enlightenment:  Lyotard and Habermas Reappraised”, International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society 5 (3) Spring 1992:473-509.

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