My research explores ways in which ethical and political theory can be enriched by attending to experiences of spontaneity, cultural participation, and artistic creativity. I draw on the phenomenology of these everyday experiences to inform central questions in value theory about freedom, action, creativity, and equality.

In Progress

‘Stop Making Sense’ [draft of 12 October 2021]

‘Kantian Genius Reconstructed’ [draft of 14 January 2021]

‘Must We Have Integrity?’ [draft of 9 January 2021]

The Spontaneity of Freedom (monograph)

‘Liberal Equality, Neutrality, and Culture’ (in progress)

‘Beauvoir’s Groundwork’ (with Daniela Dover) (in progress)

Co-authored paper on immoralism in aesthetics (in development)

Philosophical Publications

‘Spontaneous Freedom,’ Ethics, forthcoming [draft of 4 May 2022]

‘Is Spotify Bad for Democracy? Artificial Intelligence, Cultural Democracy, and Law,’ Yale Journal of Law and Technology, forthcoming [abstract and draft of 21 March 2021]

‘Remixing Rawls: Constitutional Cultural Liberties in Liberal Democracies,’ Northeastern University Law Review, 2019 [abstract and published version-open access]

‘Freedom and the Value of Games,’ Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 2018 [abstract and postprint] [published version]

‘The Political Morality of Nudges in Healthcare,’ in Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics, 2016 [abstract and preprint] [published version]

‘Poincaré, Sartre, Continuity and Temporality,’ Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 2006 [abstract and preprint] [published version]

Legal Publications

‘Responding to the Market: The Impact of the Rise of Corporate Law Firms on Elite Legal Education in India,’ co-authored with Nick Robinson, in The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization, 2017 [abstract and preprint] [published version]

‘The Anatomy of Legal Recruitment in India: Tracing the Tracks of Globalization,’ co-authored with Vikramaditya Khanna and Aditya Singh, in The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization, 2017 [abstract and preprint] [published version]

‘A.V. ex rel. Vanderhye v. iParadigms, LLC: Electronic Databases and the Compartmentalization of Fair Use,’ IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review, 2010 [abstract and published version-open access]

‘A Call for Blind Review: Student Edited Law Reviews and Bias,’ Journal of Legal Education, 2009 [abstract and published version-open access]


Freedom’s Spontaneity [dissertation]


Decolonising Jurisprudence Reading List: Resources for Revising Philosophy of Law Syllabi