Michael Sevel

The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law

New Law Building, F10

The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2006

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Philosophy of Law

ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2018
Brian Leiter and Michael Sevel
University of Chicago and The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Jurisprudence, philosophy of law, legal positivism, natural law theory, legal realism

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The Constitution of Authority

Jurisprudence, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 430-441, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/58
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Joseph Raz, authority, jurisprudence, legitimacy, philosophy of law, reasons, teleology

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Obeying the Law

Legal Theory, Vol. 24, 2018, pp. 191-215, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/45
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Obedience, authority, civil disobedience, jurisprudence, legal philosophy, political obligation

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Introduction to 'Free Will and the Law: New Perspectives'

Allan McCay and Michael Sevel (eds), "Free Will and the Law: New Perspectives", Routledge, Abingdon, 2019, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/51
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Allan McCay and Michael Sevel
University of Sydney and The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Free Will, Legal Theory, David Hodgson, punishment, adjudication, determinism, retributivism, libertarianism

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Legal Positivism and the Rule of Law

34 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 53 (2009)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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law, rule of law, jurisprudence, Fuller, legal positivism, Raz

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Hobbes: Patriarch of Legal Positivism, or Reinventor of Natural Law?

THE BLOOMSBURY COMPANION TO HOBBES, S.A. Lloyd, ed., London: Continuum Press, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/75
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Hobbes, jurisprudence, legal positivism, natural law, law, obligation

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Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Online, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/28
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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general jurisprudence, legal positivism, legal theory, Oliver Wendell Holmes, HLA Hart, legal realism, philosophy of law

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Historical Origins of Raz's Legal Philosophy

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Apr 2024
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Joseph Raz, authority, reasons, jurisprudence, legal theory, Kelsen, legal philosophy

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Lost at Sea: The Continuing Decline of the Supreme Court in Admiralty

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 938-986, 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/85
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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admiralty and maritime law, federalism, separation of powers, vessel, constitutional law, Supreme Court, federal courts

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How Judges are Free to Decide Cases

Allan McCay and Michael Sevel (eds), "Free Will and the Law: New Perspectives", Routledge, Abingdon, 2019, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/53
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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free will, legal theory, David Hodgson, punishment, adjudication, determinism, legal reasoning, libertarianism

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Is God in the Clouds?: A Note on Xenophanes

Philosophical Inquiry, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/103
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Greek Philosophy, Presocratics, Astrophysics, Natural Philosophy, Metaphysics, Ancient Philosophy, History of Science, Philosophy of Science, Ancient Greek Religion, God

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Introduction to 'Legitimacy: The State and Beyond'

Wojciech Sadurski, Michael Sevel and Kevin Walton (eds), "Legitimacy: The State and Beyond", Oxford University Press, 2019, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/60
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Wojciech Sadurski, Michael Sevel and Kevin Walton
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law, The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and Sydney Law School
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Legitimacy, international law, sovereignty, rule of law, legal institutions, constitutionalism, legal theory

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Authorities, Reasons, and Choice

Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, Vol. 40, pp. 205-211, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/88
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Jurisprudence, Joseph Raz, authority, legal pluralism, legitimacy

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What the Sovereign Can't Do

Hobbes Studies, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 191-198, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/60
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Hobbes, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, authority, sovereignty, legal positivism, Lon Fuller

15.

Practical Authority and Self-Knowledge

Forthcoming in Green and Leiter (eds), Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law, Vol. 4
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2021
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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authority, knowledge, self-knowledge, avowal, Raz, Anscombe, Moran, reasons, anarchism

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Perfectionist Liberalism and the Legitimacy of International Law

Wojciech Sadurski, Michael Sevel, and Kevin Walton (eds), "Legitimacy: The State and Beyond", Oxford University Press, 2019, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Legitimacy, International Law, Liberalism, Perfectionism, Joseph Raz, Rawls

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Review of 'A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should be Uncivil' by Candice Delmas

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books (2022)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 May 2023
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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civil disobedience, social justice, political obligation, John Rawls

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Maritime Rule of Law: Some Preliminaries

Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 2023
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 May 2023
Michael Sevel
The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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maritime law, Bentham, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, territoriality, community, rule of law