Mark LeBar

Mark LeBar

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ohio University

Mark LeBar is an associate professor of philosophy at Ohio University in Athens. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, an MA in philosophy from the University of Washington, and a PhD in philosophy from the University of Arizona. He has published papers on ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of mind, and is at work on a project exploring the foundations of political obligations and authority in Aristotelian moral theory.

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Equality as an Ideal

Prof. Mark LeBar considers what kind of social or political ideal we ought to have, with a specific focus on equality. There are numerous types of equality, and philosophers tend…

How Is Government “Special?”

Philosophy professor Mark LeBar asks some thought-provoking questions: How is government special? Why can government morally obligate people to do things, when ordinary people can’t? Why does the government claim…