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Eric Mack, Tulane University

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"The Instability of Contractualism: Scanlon as Natural Rights Theorist"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Tilton Hall
Room 307


Reception to Follow

About the Speaker

Eric Mack is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University and a Faculty member at the Murphy Institute. He is the editor of Herbet Spencer’s Man Versus the State and also edited Auberon Herbert’s Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State and other Essays. His most recent publications include “Libertarianism and Classical Liberalism: The Liberty Tradition” (with Gerald Gaus) (forthcoming in Handbook of Political Theory), “Prerogatives, Restrictions, and Rights,” (forthcoming in Social Philosophy and Policy), and “The State of Nature Has a Law of Nature to Govern It” (in Individual Rights Reconsidered).

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