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KJuris: Mark McBride (NUS) - 'The Tracking Theory of Rights'

2 Dec
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KJuris: King's Legal Philosophy Workshop
Part of KJuris: King's Legal Philosophy Workshops 2020/21

KJuris Seminar with Mark McBride (NUS)

Title: 'The Tracking Theory of Rights'


My task is to articulate my own novel hybrid theory of (claim-)rights, namely, the Tracking Theory of rights. Alongside sketching the theory’s core, I hope to give an outline of the broader project of which the core forms a part.

Speaker biography

Mark was a Postdoctoral Fellow at NUS Law in academic year 2011-12, and joined NUS Law as an Assistant Professor in August 2012. He holds advanced degrees in Law and in Philosophy.

He has published work on diverse topics, including the nature of law in general, the goal or aim of legal proof, the relationship between justifications and excuses in the criminal law, the nature of practical authority, the nature of practical reasons, and the doctrine of double effect.

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