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  • Marxism and Existentialism, The Political Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty (Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1980;  Reprinted Gregg Revivals in Philosophy, Aldershot, 1992) 

  • Consciousness and the Unconscious 'Problems of Modern European Thought' (London: Hutchinson University Press, 1984)

  • Children: Rights and Childhood (London: Routledge, 1993) 2nd enlarged and revised edition, 2004; 3rd edition, forthcoming 2014

  • (ed.) Philosophy and Pluralism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)

  • Sexual Consent (Oxford and Boulder, Col.: Westview Press, 1998)

  • The Moral and Political Status of Children, co-edited with Colin Macleod (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2002)

  • Children, Family, and the State ( Aldershot: Ashgate 2003)

  • 2000 Years and Beyond, co-edited with Paul Gifford, Trevor A. Hart, and Nigel  Rapport (London: Routledge 2002)

  • Bearing and Rearing: The Ethics of Procreation and Parenthood, co-edited with David Benatar (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

  • The Family: A Liberal Defence (Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010)

  • Reading Onora O’Neill, co-edited with Monique Deveaux, Neil Manson and Daniel Weinstock (London: Routledge, 2013)

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