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Naturalizing Jurisprudence: Essays on American Legal Realism and Naturalism in Legal Philosophy
Introduction: From Legal Realism to Naturalized Jurisprudence A NOTE ON LEGAL INTERDETERMINCY PART I: AMERICAN LEGAL REALISM AND ITS CRITICS 1. Rethinking Legal Realism: Toward a NaturalizedExpand
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Legal Formalism and Legal Realism: What Is the Issue?
This is a review essay discussing Brian Tamanaha’s book BEYOND THE FORMALIST-REALIST DIVIDE (Princeton University Press, 2010). Regarding Tamanaha’s historical thesis that “formalism” was not widelyExpand
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Beyond the Hart/Dworkin Debate: The Methodology Problem in Jurisprudence
For three decades now, much of the Anglo-American legal philosophy curriculum has been organized around something called the Hart/Dworkin debate, a debate whose starting point is Ronald Dworkin'sExpand
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The case for Nietzschean moral psychology
Contemporary moral psychology has been dominated by two broad traditions, one usually associated with Aristotle, the other with Kant. The broadly Aristotelian approach emphasizes the role ofExpand
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Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality
An entirely new translation of Nietzsche's fourth book, which falls in what is regarded as his "positivist" period. Especially notable for the advance it represents in his understanding of psychology.
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American Legal Realism
  • B. Leiter
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 29 October 2002
This essay sets out the main elements of the revisionary and philosophical interpretation of the jurisprudence of American Legal Realism that I have developed in a series of articles over the lastExpand
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Why Tolerate Religion
This provocative book addresses one of the most enduring puzzles in political philosophy and constitutional theory—why is religion singled out for preferential treatment in both law and publicExpand
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Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence
This paper important developments in epistemology, and defends a theoretical framework for evidence scholarship from the perspective of naturalized epistemology. It demonstrates that naturalizedExpand
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Legal Realism and Legal Positivism Reconsidered*
  • B. Leiter
  • Sociology, Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • 1 January 2001
Etude de la relation entre les deux theories de la jurisprudence que sont le realisme et le positivisme juridiques. Au-dela de l'opposition radicale et du scepticisme regulateur defendus par H.L.A.Expand
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