Research and Publications
“Why ‘Nature’ Has No Place In Environmental Philosophy,” in Gregory E. Kaebnick, ed., The Ideal of Nature: The Appeal to Nature in Debates about Biotechnology and the Environment (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).
“On Nature and Alienation,” in Andrew Biro, ed., Critical Ecologies: The Frankfurt School and Contemporary Environmental Crises (University of Toronto Press, 2011).
“The Silence of Nature.” Environmental Values, vol. 15, no. 2 (May 2006), pp. 145 – 171
“Marcuse and the New Science,” in John Abromeit and W. Mark Cobb, eds., Herbert Marcuse: A Critical Reader (New York: Routledge, 2004).
“The Nature of Artifacts.” Environmental Ethics, vol. 25, no. 2 (Summer 2003).
“Environmental Philosophy After the End of Nature.” Environmental Ethics, vol. 24, no. 1 (Spring 2002).
“For and Against Nature.” Rethinking Marxism, vol. 11, no. 4 (Winter, 1999).
“Nature as Origin and Difference: On Environmental Philosophy and Continental Thought,” Philosophy Today, vol. 42, supplement (1999). Reprinted in Michael E. Zimmerman, J. Baird Callicott, Karen J. Warren, Irene J. Klaver, John Clark, eds. Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005).
"Nature, Practice, and Construction: Response to Critics" in "Steven Vogel's Against Nature: An Environmental Ethic for Ecological Socialists?" Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, vol. 9, issue 35 (September, 1998).
"Grades and Money." Dissent, vol. 44, no. 4 (Fall, 1997). Reprinted in Mary Lynch Kennedy, Reading and Writing in the Academic Community (Prentice-Hall: second edition 2002).
"Habermas and the Ethics of Nature,” in Roger Gottleib, ed., The Ecological Community (New York: Routledge, 1997). Reprinted (in Danish) as "Habermas og naturetik" in Merete Sørensen, Finn Arler, and Martin Ishøy, eds., Miljø og etik. (Ärhus: NSU Press, 1997).
Against Nature: The Concept of Nature in Critical Theory. Albany: SUNY Press, 1996.
"Reification and the Non-Identical: On the Problem of Nature in Lukács and Adorno," in Lenore Langsdorf and Stephen H. Watson, eds., Phenomenology, Interpretation, and Community (Albany: SUNY Press, 1996).
"Science, Practice, and Politics." Social Epistemology, vol. 5, no. 4 (Oct.-Dec., 1991).
"'New Science, New Nature': The Habermas-Marcuse Debate Revisited." Research in Philosophy and Technology, vol. 11 (1991). Reprinted in David M. Rasmussen and James Swindal, eds., Jürgen Habermas (London: Sage Publications, 2002) and in Andrew Feenberg and Alastair Hannas, eds., Technology and the Politics of Knowledge (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995).
"Science and Social Theory," in Spiro N. Pollalis, ed., Architecture: Design Implementation (Washington: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 1991).
"Marx and Alienation From Nature." Social Theory and Practice, vol. 14, no. 3 (Fall, 1988). Reprinted in Richard Schmitt and Thomas E. Moody, eds., Alienation and Social Criticism (New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1994).
"Habermas and Science." Praxis International, vol. 8, no. 3 (October, 1988).
"Nature and Domination: A Reply to Michael Zimmerman." Tikkun, vol. 4, no. 2 (July/August, 1988).
"Nature, Science and the Bomb: A Frankfurt School Perspective." Tikkun, vol. 3, no. 4 (March/April1988).