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Eric Mack
  • Professor Of Philosophy
  • Phone: (504) 865-5305
  • Fax: (504) 862-8714
  • Newcomb Hall, Room 105
  • 105 Newcomb Hall
    Tulane University
    New Orleans, LA 70118


Eric Mack (Ph.D., University of Rochester) is a Professor of Philosophy and the author of John Locke (London: Continuum Press, 2009). Professor Mack’s primary philosophical interests are in the foundation of moral rights, property rights and distributive justice, and the legitimate scope of coercive institutions. He has related interests in doctrines of negative responsibility, just war theory, anti-positivist conceptions of law, retributivism, philosophical anarchism, and the history of libertarian thought. He has received grants from NEH, the Earhart Foundation, the Center for Social Philosophy and Policy, and the Bradley Foundation.


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