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Ethics and Methodology in Legal Theory a (Personal) Research Anti-Manifesto

  title={Ethics and Methodology in Legal Theory a (Personal) Research Anti-Manifesto},
  author={Margaret Davies},
The attitude of the critical researcher, as opposed to the traditional researcher into 'objective' knowledge, lies in the conviction that the theorist-researcher is no mere observer or discoverer of knowledge, but is herself embedded in the social, historical, political context in which knowledge is formed (Horkheimer 1968). The critical researcher therefore aims to be self-reflective, and attentive to the conventional dimensions of scholarship. Some methodological questions for the critical… 
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