Books & Book Chapters


Forthcoming (2023). Human Nature & World Affairs. An Introduction to Classical Liberalism and International Relations Theory. London: The Institute of Economic Affairs.

Forthcoming (2023). ‘Human Nature as the Foundation of Adam Smith’s International Theory’ in Benjamin Bourcier and Mikko Jakonen (eds), British Modern International Theory in the Making, Palgrave Macmillan.


2021. ‘Global Inequality’, in Fleur de Beaufort, Patrick van Schie & Marcel Wissenburg (eds.), Difference There Must Be. Liberal Perspectives on Inequality, ‘s-Hertogenbosch and The Hague: Gompel & Scavina and Prof. Mr. B.M. Teldersstichting. pp. 227-244.              [in Dutch:]


2021. ‘Classical Liberalism and IR Theory’, in Knud Erik Jörgensen (ed.), The Liberal International Theory Tradition in Europe, New York & Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 119-132.

NOL Edwin Policy 2016

2016. ‘CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis: Dutch (Economic) Policy-Making’, in Linda Hantrais, Ashley Thomas Lenihan, and Susanne McGregor (ed.), International and Interdisciplinary Insights into Evidence and Policy, Milton Park and New York: Routledge, pp. 82-88. (originally published under same title in: Contemporary Social Science, June 2015.)

NOL Edwin 2015

2015. Degrees of Freedom. Liberal Political Philosophy and Ideology. Milton Park & New York: Routledge, 2015.

NOL Edwin Mill

2013. ‘David Hume and Adam Smith on International Ethics and Humanitarian Intervention’, in Jennifer Welsh & Stefano Recchia (ed.), Just and Unjust Military Intervention. European Thinkers from Vitoria to Mill. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 154-175.

NOL Edwin Smith

2013. ‘Adam Smith on Empire and International Relations’, in Christopher Berry, Craig Smith and Maria Paganelli (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Adam Smith, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 417-439.

NOL Edwin 2011

2011. Beloved but Unknown. The Political Philosophy of Liberalism. [In Dutch]. Soesterberg: Aspekt.

NOL Edwin 2009

2009. Classical Liberalism and International Relations Theory. Hume, Smith, Mises, and Hayek. New York & Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.