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Associate Professor
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Specialty:metaethical issues such as moral realism, moral reasoning, philosophy of law, political philosophy, ethics
Biography:Don Loeb's research focuses on metaethical issues such as the debate over moral realism, the methodology of moral reasoning, the function of moral language, and the nature of the good. He teaches a seminar on contemporary approaches to these issues, as well as courses in jurisprudence and political philosophy. Loeb has published articles in periodicals including Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, American Philosophical Quarterly and Philosophical Studies. Loeb holds a JD and PhD from Michigan. He clerked for Justic Charles Levin at the Michigan Supreme Court.