Horacio Spector

University of San Diego School of Law

Professor of Law

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

United States

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Professor of Law

Buenos Aires

Argentina

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Philosophical Foundations of Labor Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Philosophical Foundations of Labor Law

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 33, pp. 1119-1143, 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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The argument from freedom, Positive freedom, Real freedom, Equity and Social Justice, Noncommodification, Paternalism, Equal Autonomy

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Don’t Cry for Me Argentina: Economic Crises and the Restructuring of Financial Property

Fordham Journal of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. XIV, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2012
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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financial property

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Value Pluralism and the Two Concepts of Rights

San Diego Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2010
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Value Pluralism, Rights

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The MMTS Analysis of Causation

Richard Goldberg (ed.), Perspectives on Causation, Oxford, Hart, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Causation, Acts, Omissions, Responsibility

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Four Conceptions of Freedom

Political Theory 38(6) (2010), pp. 780-808
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Freedom, Liberty, Liberalism

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Constitutional Transplants and the Mutation Effect

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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The Right to a Constitutional Jury

Legisprudence, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 111-123, July 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Judicial review, Constitutional review, Juries

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The Structure of Constitutional Choice

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-283
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 May 2017
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Constitutional Interpretation, Balancing, Proportionality, Constitutional Rights, Completeness, Social Rights

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Law and Economics and Legal Philosophy

Stéphane Rousseau (ed.), Juriste sans frontières — Mélanges Ejan Mackaay, Montréal, Éditions Thémis, 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Oct 2016
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Legal Fictionalism and the Economics of Normativity

Mark D. White (ed.), The Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics, Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Law, Normativity, Enforcement, Legitimacy

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Legal Reasons and Upgrading Reasons

Unpacking Normativity (Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-330
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2018
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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normativity, reasons, practical reasoning, legal rules

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La Clausura Interna De Los Sistemas Normativos (Internal Closure of Legal Systems)

Análisis Filosófico, Vol. XXXIII, Nr. 2, November 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Permission; Normative system; Practical reasoning; Deontic logics

A Pragmatic Reconstruction of Law's Claim to Authority

Ratio Juris, Volume 32, Issue 1, 2019, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-366
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Legal Positivism, Joseph Raz, Authority, Law’s Claim, Legitimacy

A Pragmatic Reconstruction of Law's Claim to Authority

Ratio Juris, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 21-48, 2019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
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University of San Diego School of Law
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Normatividad subjetiva y objetiva en Hobbes (Subjective and Objective Normativity in Hobbes)

Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofía, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Hobbes, Political Obligation, Normativity, Legal Positivism, Social Contract

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Tres Problemas para la Concepción Habermasiana de la Democracia (Three Problems for the Habermasian Conception of Democracy)

Revista Internacional de Pensamiento Político, I Epoca, Vol. 6, 2011, 435-460
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law
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Democracy, Habermas, Doctrinal Paradox, Incommensurability, Public Choice

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Judicial Review, Rights, and Democracy

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 22, 2003
Posted: 30 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
Horacio Spector
University of San Diego School of Law

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rights, judicial review, jurisprudence & legal theory