Eric MacGilvray (Ph.D., Chicago, 1999), Associate Professor, has research and teaching interests which center in modern and contemporary political thought, with an emphasis on liberal, republican and democratic theory and the pragmatic philosophical tradition. He is the author of The Invention of Market Freedom (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Reconstructing Public Reason (Harvard University Press, 2004). His articles have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Political Philosophy, Political Theory, and a number of other journals. He is currently working on a study of the influence of British empiricism in liberal political thought. He is co-leader of the Democratic Governance focus group in the OSU Center for Ethics & Human Values.
- Political Theory
- PhD, University of Chicago