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Dr Tom Campbell

BA (Oxon), MA, PhD (Glasgow), FRSE

Elected: 1994

Discipline: Law

Specialisation: philosophy, law, ethics, justice, business, rights


Dr Tom Campbell is Professor of Philosophy in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, an ARC funded Special Research Centre at Charles Sturt University, Canberra. He specialises in legal philosophy and business ethics and writes on Justice, Legal Positivism, Democracy and Rights.


  • President, The Australian Institute of Health, Law and Ethics (1995-98)
  • President, The Australian Society of Legal Philosophy (1999-present)
  • Editor, Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy (1999-present).


  • Tom Campbell (2001) Sceptical Essays on Human Rights. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Tom Campbell (2001) Justice, 2nd edn. London: Macmillan.
  • Tom Campbell (1996) The Legal Theory of Ethical Positivism. Aldershot: Dartmouth Publishing.
  • Tom Campbell (1983) The Left and Rights. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • Tom Campbell (1971) Adam Smith’s Science of Morals. London: George Allen & Unwin.


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