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Maeve Cooke

BA(NUI), MA(NUI), DrPhil(Konstanz) Chair of Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee

Professor of Philosophy UCD

Member PL&AElected in 2005

Maeve Cooke is a Professor at the School of Philosophy in UCD. Her interests include: critical social theory; law, religion, politics and philosophy; autonomy, ideology and power.

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