Eric MacGilvray

Eric MacGilvray

Eric MacGilvray

Associate Professor


2026 Derby Hall
154 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH

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MacGilvray 2021 CV

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, Social Philosophy and Policy, and a number of other journals.  He is currently working on a book entitled Liberal Freedom, which will be published by Cambridge University PressHe is Chair of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Steering Committee, and coordinates the COMPAS program for the OSU Center for Ethics and Human Values.

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