Recent Publications by Dr. Jason Blahuta
Blahuta, Jason P. "Fortune and the Dao: A Comparative Study of Machiavelli, the Daodejing, and the Han Feizi". Lanham [MD]: Lexington Books, 2015.
Blahuta, Jason P. and Michel S. Beaulieu, ed. "Final Fantasy and Philosophy: The Ultimate Walkthrough". Hoboken [NJ]: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Blahuta, Jason P. "Re-Evaluating the Status of Noncombatants in Just War Theory and Terrorism, " in Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War: Just War Theory in the 21st Century. Ed. Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas G. Evans, and Adam Henschke. New York: Routledge, 2013. 253-264.
Blahuta, Jason P. "The Prospects for Philosophy as a Means of Intercultural Dialogue," Maritain Studies, vol. XXVII, 2011: 17-30.
Blahuta, Jason P. "Maritain, Machiavelli, and the Problem of Machiavellianism," Maritain Studies.Vol. XXIV (2008): 57-71.
Blahuta, Jason P. "Judgement Day is Inevitable: Hegel and the Futility of Trying to Change History," in The Terminator and Philosophy. Ed. Richard Brown and Kevin S. Decker. Hoboken [NJ]: John Wiley & Sons, 2009. 146-157.
Blahuta, Jason P. "Gaia and Environmental Ethics in The Spirits Within," in Final Fantasy and Philosophy: The Ultimate Walkthrough. Ed. Jason P. Blahuta and Michel S. Beaulieu. Hoboken [NJ]: John
Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Blahuta, Jason P. "The Politics of Crisis: Machiavelli in the Colonial Fleet", from Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy: Knowledge Here Begins Out There, Blackwell Philosophy and Popculture Series, 2008, 40 - 51.
Blahuta, Jason P. "Autonomy and Religious Freedom in Liberal Democracies: A Critical Appraisal of Spinner-Halev's Arguments for Autonomy and Diversity," Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly.
54 (July 2005) 1 -12.
Blahuta, Jason P. "How Useful is the Analogy of Divorce in Theorizing about Secession?" Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review Vol. XL., No. 2 (Spring 2001): 241-254.
"The Ambiguous Origins of Toleration in Early Liberal Thought," Tolerance in the Context of Political Doctrines, Dominican University College, April 11, 2013.
... and Michelle Blahuta. "Lost in Translation: Martial Arts as Philosophy," Martial Arts and Philosophy, Canadian Centre for Ethics and Public Affairs -- St. Mary's University and Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, June 8-9, 2012.
"What is Philosophy?" Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, St. Paul University, Ottawa, October 22-23, 2010.
“The Moral Obligations and Dangers of Activism in the Classroom,” 4th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Lakehead University, Dec. 4, 2009.
“Cartesian Maneuvers: Machiavelli’s Conception of Religion,” Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, St. Paul University, Ottawa, October 23-24, 2009.
"Machiavelli and Legalism", Canadian Philosophical Association--Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 27, 2009.
"A Stakeholder Analysis of What it Means to be a World Leader", Canadian Jacques Maritain Society, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 26, 2009.
"Video Games, the Creative Experience, and Moral Obligations: Philosophical Reflections on a Wasted Youth", Philosophy and Popculture Speakers Series. Invited speaker. University of Maine, Farmington, December 4, 2008.