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Department of Philosophy

Naomi Zack

Photo of Naomi Zack Naomi Zack (PhD, Columbia University) has taught at the University of Oregon and the University at Albany, SUNY. Her most recent books are The American Tragedy of COVID-19 (2021) and Progressive Anonymity: From Identity Politics to Evidence-Based Government (2020). Other recent books include Reviving the Social Compact: Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politics (2018), her edited 51-essay Oxford Handbook on Philosophy and Race (2017) and Philosophy of Race, An Introduction (2018). Her monographs include: The Theory of Applicative Justice: An Empirical Pragmatic Approach to Correcting Racial Injustice (2016), White Privilege and Black Rights: The Injustice of US Police Racial Profiling and Homicide (April 2015), The Ethics and Mores of Race: Equality after the History of Philosophy (2011/2015) and Ethics for Disaster, (2009, 2010-11), Inclusive Feminism: A Third Wave Theory of Women’s Commonality (2005), and Philosophy of Science and Race (2002). Her first book was Race and Mixed Race (1992).

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