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 Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the Center for Law, Philosophy & Human Values
 

University of Chicago


 1111 E. 60th St.
 Chicago, IL 60637
 United States
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1.  
American Legal Realism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 42
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
29 Oct 02
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2.  
Beyond the Hart/Dworkin Debate: The Methodology Problem in Jurisprudence | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 34
Number of Pages in PDF File: 50
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
23 Mar 05
6,550
(546)
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3.  
The End of Empire: Dworkin and Jurisprudence in the 21st Century | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 70
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
30 Sep 04
5,715
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4.  
Why Tolerate Religion? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Constitutional Commentary, Winter 2008
Number of Pages in PDF File: 34
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
26 May 06
5,572
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5.  
The Hermeneutics of Suspicion: Recovering Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 72
Number of Pages in PDF File: 68
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
23 Mar 05
4,641
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6.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
12 Oct 05
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7.  
In Praise of Realism (and Against 'Nonsense' Jurisprudence) | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 138
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Mar 08
Last Revised:
07 Apr 10
2,784
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8.  
Nietzsche | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth Century Philosophy, M. Forster & K. Gjesdal, eds. (2014)
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
17 Sep 12
Last Revised:
24 Jul 13
2,693
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9.  
Interview About Legal Philosophy | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
LEGAL PHILOSOPHY: 5 QUESTIONS, Automatic Press, 2007, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 120
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
17 May 07
2,690
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10.  
Why Legal Positivism? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
14 Dec 09
2,498
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11.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
20 Oct 08
Last Revised:
15 Oct 09
2,339
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12.  
The Truth is Terrible | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Daniel Came (ed.), Nietzsche on Morality and the Affirmation of Life (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
04 Jul 12
Last Revised:
24 Feb 14
2,281
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13.  
The Theory of Esoteric Law | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Journal of Legal Education, Summer 2007, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 121
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
27 Feb 07
2,127
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14.  
The Radicalism of Legal Positivism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Guild Practitioner, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
12 Mar 10
2,003
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15.  
Why Evolutionary Biology is (so Far) Irrelevant to Law | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 81, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 89
Number of Pages in PDF File: 50
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Weisberg, Michael
University of Pennsylvania
Posted:
23 Mar 06
Last Revised:
13 Feb 14
1,987
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16.  
Morality Critics | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY, B. Leiter & M. Rosen, eds., Oxford University Press, 2007, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 114
Number of Pages in PDF File: 68
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
21 Dec 06
1,948
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17.  
Moral Skepticism and Moral Disagreement in Nietzsche | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 9 (Oxford University Press, 2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 257
Number of Pages in PDF File: 34
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
12 Dec 08
Last Revised:
12 Jul 13
1,933
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18.  
Nietzsche's Naturalism Reconsidered | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 235
Number of Pages in PDF File: 40
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
24 Jul 08
Last Revised:
13 Nov 09
1,908
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19.  
Explaining Theoretical Disagreement | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 124
Number of Pages in PDF File: 44
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
04 Aug 07
1,793
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20.  
The Methodology of Legal Philosophy | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
H. Cappelen, T. Gendler, & J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 407
Number of Pages in PDF File: 26
Langlinais, Alex
University of Chicago
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Oct 12
Last Revised:
10 Sep 13
1,754
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21.  
Introduction: From Legal Realism to Naturalized Jurisprudence | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
University of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 104
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
23 Aug 06
1,679
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22.  
Objectivity, Morality and Adjudication | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
OBJECTIVITY IN LAW AND MORALS, Brian Leiter, Cambridge University Press, 2001
Number of Pages in PDF File: 42
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
10 Apr 00
1,643
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23.  
The Demarcation Problem in Jurisprudence: A New Case for Skepticism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2012
Number of Pages in PDF File: 23
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
06 May 10
Last Revised:
20 Jun 11
1,536
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24.  
Legal Formalism and Legal Realism: What Is the Issue? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Legal Theory, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 320
Number of Pages in PDF File: 31
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
26 Jul 10
Last Revised:
02 Sep 10
1,481
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25.  
Foundations of Religious Liberty: Toleration or Respect? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 275, San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of Pages in PDF File: 31
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
18 Sep 09
Last Revised:
22 Jun 10
1,466
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26.  
Is There an 'American' Jurisprudence? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 74
Number of Pages in PDF File: 32
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
14 Jul 05
1,424
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27.  
Naturalizing Jurisprudence: Three Approaches | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
THE FUTURE OF NATURALISM, J. Shook & P. Kurtz, eds., Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 246
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Oct 08
Last Revised:
17 Nov 08
1,277
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28.  
Why Legal Positivism (Again)? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 442
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
10 Sep 13
Last Revised:
28 Sep 13
1,265
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29.  
Science and Morality: Pragmatic Reflections on Rorty's Pragmatism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
University of Chicago Law Review, 2007, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 128
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
05 Jan 07
1,253
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30.  
Holmes, Nietzsche & Classical Realism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U Texas School of Law Pub. Law Working Paper No. 003
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
04 Apr 00
1,235
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31.  
Who is the 'Sovereign Individual'? Nietzsche on Freedom | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
CAMBRIDGE CRITICAL GUIDE TO NIETZSCHE'S ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALITY, Simon May, ed., 2010
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
15 Sep 09
Last Revised:
04 Oct 09
1,201
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32.  
Legal Realisms, Old and New | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Forthcoming in Valparaiso Law Review (2013) (2012 Seegers Lecture in Jurisprudence)
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
09 Jun 12
Last Revised:
10 Feb 13
1,157
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33.  
Nietzsche Against the Philosophical Canon | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 438
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
20 Apr 13
Last Revised:
20 Aug 13
1,128
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34.  
Marx, Law, Ideology, Legal Positivism | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, 2015
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
14 Jul 14
Last Revised:
19 Jan 15
1,100
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35.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
19 Sep 11
Last Revised:
05 Oct 12
1,094
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36.  
Nietzsche's Philosophy of Action | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Blackwell Companion to Philosophy of Action, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 270
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
07 Jul 09
Last Revised:
14 Aug 09
1,074
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37.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Oct 13
1,038
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38.  
Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Virginia Law Review, 2001, Forthcoming
Number of Pages in PDF File: 73
Allen, Ronald J.
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
11 Dec 01
890
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39.  
Naturalized Jurisprudence and American Legal Realism Revisited | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Law and Philosophy, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 352
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
23 May 11
867
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40.  
How to Rank Law Schools | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 81, 2006
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
07 Dec 05
861
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41.  
The Circumstances of Civility | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
CIVILITY AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, Washington State University Press, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 351
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
09 Apr 11
794
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42.  
The Case Against Free Speech | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 481
Number of Pages in PDF File: 45
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
17 Jun 14
Last Revised:
28 Nov 15
790
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43.  
Rorty and the Philosophical Tradition: A Comment on Professor Szubka | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 298
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
10 Feb 10
Last Revised:
16 Mar 10
721
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44.  
Why Marxism Still Does Not Need Normative Theory | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Analyse und Kritik, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of Pages in PDF File: 42
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
12 Aug 15
715
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45.  
Waldron on the Regulation of Hate Speech | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2012 Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 398
Number of Pages in PDF File: 21
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
05 Jul 12
Last Revised:
25 Aug 12
697
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46.  
Normativity for Naturalists | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Forthcoming in Ram Neta (ed.), "Normativity," Philosophical Issues (supplement to Nous), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 527
Number of Pages in PDF File: 30
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
31 Mar 15
Last Revised:
10 Apr 15
691
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47.  
Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Criminal Law & Philosophy, 2015, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 514
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
13 Mar 15
663
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48.  
Philosophy of Law | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/18
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Sevel, Michael
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
Posted:
07 Mar 15
Last Revised:
07 Sep 15
660
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
11 Jan 15
Last Revised:
27 Jun 15
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50.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
21 May 08
602
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51.  
The Law of Religious Liberty in a Tolerant Society | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 343
Number of Pages in PDF File: 32
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Jan 11
Last Revised:
07 Mar 11
567
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52.  
The Paradoxes of Public Philosophy | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 517
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
15 Nov 14
Last Revised:
11 Mar 15
546
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
22 Dec 08
542
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54.  
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
28 Dec 13
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
16 May 14
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56.  
Preface to the Paperback Edition of Why Tolerate Religion? | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Why Tolerate Religion? (Princeton University Press, cloth edition, 2013; 2014 Forthcoming), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 465
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
17 Feb 14
Last Revised:
14 Mar 14
478
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57.  
The Death of God and the Death of Morality | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Forthcoming in a special issue of THE MONIST on Nietzsche
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
18 Sep 15
Last Revised:
30 Aug 16
432
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
17 Dec 08
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
15 Oct 13
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60.  
Emden on Nietzsche's Naturalism: A Critical Assessment | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
24 Jul 15
372
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61.  
Nietzsche and Moral Psychology | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
J. Sytsma & W. Buckwalter (eds.), Blackwell Companion to Experimental Philosophy (Forthcoming)., U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 532
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
Telech, Daniel
University of Chicago
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
16 Apr 15
Last Revised:
29 May 15
296
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62.  
Legal Realism and Legal Doctrine | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2015, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 528
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
04 Apr 15
Last Revised:
10 Apr 15
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63.  
Legal Positivism About the Artifact Law: A Retrospective Assessment | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
L. Burazin et al. (eds.), LAW AS ARTIFACT (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Number of Pages in PDF File: 36
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
21 Nov 16
0
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64.  
Theoretical Disagreements in Law: Another Look | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
D. Plunkett, S. Shapiro, & K. Toh (eds.), ETHICAL NORMS, LEGAL NORMS: NEW ESSAYS IN MEATETHICS AND JURISPRUDENCE (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
31 Aug 16
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Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
14 Aug 16
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Why Tolerate Religion, Again? A Reply to Michael McConnell | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 580
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
11 May 16
Last Revised:
14 Jul 16
0
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Moralities Are a Sign-Language of the Affects | Show Abstract | Download This Paper | Open PDF in Browser |
Social Philosophy & Policy 30 (January 2013): 237-258
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Leiter, Brian
University of Chicago
Posted:
09 Jun 12
Last Revised:
16 Mar 16
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