Abraham I. Melden Chair in Moral Philosophy and Distinguished Professor, Philosophy
School of Humanities

Ph.D., Oxford University, Philosophy
B.Phil., Oxford University, 1967, Philosophy
B.A., Cambridge University, 1965, Philosophy

Fax: (949) 824-6520
Email: mpgilber@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
94 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 4555
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Topics in social, political, and moral philosophy, rights theory, and philosophy of law
BOOKS [sole author]

1. On Social Facts (1989) Routledge: New York (in the series International Library of Philosophy) (hardback); Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1992 (hardback and paperback).

2. Living Together: Rationality, Sociality, and Obligation (1996) Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD (hardback and paperback).

3. Sociality and Responsibility: New Essays in Plural Subject Theory (2000) Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD (hardback and paperback).

4. Marcher Ensemble: Essais sur les Fondements des Phenomenes Collectifs (in French) (2003), Presses Universitaires de France: Paris, France (paperback).

5. A Theory of Political Obligation: Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society (2006), Oxford University Press: Oxford (hardback); (2008) paperback, with some revisions).

6. Joint Commitment: How We Make the Social World (2013), Oxford University Press: New York (hardback); (2015) paperback.


7. Il Noi Collettivo: Impegno Coniunto e Mondo Sociale (in Italian) (2015) Raffaele-Cortina (paperback).
8. Rights and Demands: A Foundational Inquiry (2018). Oxford University Press: Oxford.
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