Finlay, C. J. (2015) Terrorism and the Right to Resist: A Theory of Just Revolutionary War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Carey, D. and Finlay, C. J. (eds). (2011) The Empire of Credit: The Financial Revolution in Britain, Ireland and America 1689-1815 (Dublin:Irish Academic Press)
Finlay, C. J. (2007) Hume’s Social Philosophy: Human Nature and Commercial Sociability in A Treatise of Human Nature (London: Continuum International Publishers).
Special Issue of Thesis Eleven: Critical Theory & Historical Sociology on ‘Violence, Power and Revolution: Critical Perspectives in the Theory and Politics of Democratization’ (Vol. 97, May 2009) co-edited with Stefan Auer.
Articles and Chapters (selected)
(forthcoming) ‘Bastards, Brothers, and Unjust Warriors: Ethics and Enmity in Just War Cinema,’ Review of International Studies.
(forthcoming) ‘How Subversive are Human Rights? Civil Subversion and the Ethics of Unarmed Resistance’ in Soft War: the Ethics of Unarmed Conflict, ed. Michael Gross and Tamar Meisels, foreword by Michael Walzer (New York: Cambridge University Press).
Finlay, C.J. (2016) ‘Just and Unjust Wars in Syria: the Questionable Ethics of Bombing ISIS,’ The Ethical War Blog, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace [http://stockholmcentre.org/just-and-unjust-wars-in-syria-the-questionable-ethics-of-bombing-isis/]
Finlay, C.J. (2015) ‘Terrorism and the Right to Resist,’ The Plot [http://www.the-plot.org/2015/09/17/terrorism-and-the-right-to-resist/]
Finlay, C.J. (2014) ‘Terror,’ in The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought, ed. Michael Gibbons.
Finlay, C. J. (2013) 'Fairness and Liability in the Just War: Combatants, Non-Combatants, and Lawful Irregulars,' Political Studies, 61.1: 142-60.
Finlay, C. J. ( 2011) ‘Dirty Hands and the Romance of the Ticking Bomb Terrorist: a Humean Account,’ Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 14.4: 421-42.
Finlay, C.J. (2011) ‘Commerce and the Law of Nations in Hume’s Theory of Money,’ in The Empire of Credit: the Financial Revolution in the British Atlantic World, 1690-1800, eds. Daniel Carey and Christopher Finaly, Dublin: Irish Academic Press.
Finlay, C. J. (2010) ‘Terrorism, Resistance and the Idea of “Unlawful Combatancy”,’ (Review Essay) Ethics & International Affairs, 24.1: 91-104.
Finlay, C. J. (2010) ‘Legitimacy and Non-State Political Violence,’ Journal of Political Philosophy, 18.3: 287-312.
Finlay, C. J. (2009) ‘How to do things with the word “terrorist”,’ Review of International Studies, 35.4: 751-74.
Finlay, C. J. (2009) ‘Hannah Arendt’s Critique of Violence,’ Thesis Eleven: Critical Theory & Historical Sociology, 97: 26-45.
Finlay, C. J. (2008) ‘Self-Defence and the Right to Resist,’ (Critical Notice), International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 16.1: 83-98.
Finlay, C. J. (2007) ‘Reform Interventions and Democratic Revolution,’ European Journal of International Relations, 13.4: 555-81.
Finlay, C. J. (2006) ‘Violence and Revolutionary Subjectivity, Marx to Žižek,’ European Journal of Political Theory, 5.4: 373-97. (Reprinted in Mike O’Donnell (ed.) Structure and Agency, Sage Books, forthcoming, 2010.)
Finlay, C. J. (2006) ‘Rhetoric and Citizenship in Adam Ferguson’s Essay on the History of Civil Society’, History of Political Thought, vol. XXVII, no. 1: 27-49.
Finlay, C.J. (2005) ‘Philosophy and the Individual in Commercial Society: towards an interpretation of David Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature, Books I and II’’, in Ireland and Scotland: Order and Disorder, 1600-2001, eds. R. J. Morris and Liam Kennedy, Edinburgh: Birlinn Books.
Finlay, C. J. (2004) ‘Hume’s Theory of Civil Society,’ European Journal of Political Theory. 3.4: 369-91
Finlay, C.J. (2001) ‘Enlightenment and the University: Philosophy, Communication and Education in the Early Writings of David Hume’, History of Universities, 16.1 (2000; published, 2001): 103-34.