Špecián, Petr. 2022. Behavioral political economy and democratic theory: fortifying democracy for the digital age. Routledge frontiers of political economy. New York, NY: Routledge.


Špecián, Petr, a Lucy Císař Brown. 2024. “Give the Machine a Chance, Human Experts Ain’t That Great….” AI & SOCIETY, April, s00146-024-01910–16.

Špecián, Petr. 2022. “The Myth of the Victim Public. Democracy Contra Disinformation.” Filozofia 77 (10): 791–803.

Špecián, Petr. 2022. “Shall Justice Prevail? Reforming Epistemic Basic Structure in a Non-Ideal World.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 11 (8): 7583.

Špecián, Petr. 2022. "Epistemology and the Pandemic: Lessons from an Epistemic Crisis". Social Epistemology 36 (2): 167–79.

Špecián, Petr. 2019. "Phenomenological Perspectives on Economics: Schütz versus Düppe". HORIZON. Studies in Phenomenology 8 (2): 613–31.

Špecián, Petr. 2019. "The Precarious Case of the True Preferences". Society 56 (3): 267–72.

Špecián, Petr. 2017. "Ekonomická analýza referenda [An Economic analysis of a Referendum]". Politická ekonomie 65 (4): 460–75.

Špecián, Petr. 2016. "Konec se blíží? Kritické připomínky k teorii kolapsů [The End is Near? Critical Remarks on the Theory of Collapse]". Teorie vědy / Theory of Science 38 (4): 425–48.

Špecián, Petr. 2015. "Potřebuje ekonomie psychologii? [Does Economics Need Psychology?]" Teorie vědy / Theory of Science 37 (3): 279–301.

Melzochová, Jitka, a Petr Špecián. 2015. "An Estimate of the Basic Income Costs: Case of the Czech Republic". Procedia Economics and Finance 30: 550–57.

Špecián, Petr. 2014. "Phenomenology and Economics". Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 7 (1): 161–65.

Špecián, Petr. 2012. "Od Misese k Schutzovi. Otázka apriorismu v ekonomii [From Mises to Schutz. A Question of Apriorism in Economics]". Politická ekonomie 60 (3): 395–410.

Špecián, Petr. 2012. "Svět a věda u Ludwiga von Misese. Esej o misesovské metafyzice [World and Science by Ludwig von Mises. An Essay on Misesian Metaphysics]". Filozofia 67 (4): 335–46.


Špecián, Petr. 2022. "Democracy and Anthropic Risk." In: Mendes, João, Isabel Ponce de Leão, Orfeu Bertolami, Maria do Carmo Mendes, Rui Paes Mendes, and Carmen Diego Gonçalves (eds.). GREEN MARBLE 2022. Estudos sobre o Antropoceno e Ecocrítica / Studies on the Anthropocene and Ecocriticism. INfAST. Institute for Anthropocene Studies, 215–226.

Špecián, Petr, and Marek Hudík. 2021. "O expertech a lidech: spasitelské lhaní v časech pandemie [Of Experts and Men. White Lies in the Times of a Pandemic]". In Dedičstvo koronakrízy: Ako lepšie zvládnuť ďalšiu pandémiu, 53–74. Bratislava: INESS.

Works in Progress

Špecián, Petr, Machine Advisors: Integrating Large Language Models into Democratic Assemblies (February 2, 2024). Available at SSRN: or

Blogs and Popularizations

Špecián, Petr. 2023. "💊 A Case for Democracy’s Digital Playground". The Loop. 3 April 2023.

Špecián, Petr. 2022. "🦋 Science of Democracy and the Owl of Minerva". The Loop. 3 June 3 2022.