Gregory S. Alexander

Cornell Law School

A. Robert Noll Professor of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

An Introduction to Property Theory

CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTIONS TO PHILOSOPHY AND LAW, Cambridge University Press, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Eduardo M. Penalver and Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Locke, Hobbes, Kant, philosophy, property, takings, eminent domain, Aristotole

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Property as a Fundamental Right? The German Example

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Apr 2003
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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A Statement of Progressive Property

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 743, 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Cornell Law School, Cornell University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Property, Property Theory

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The Limits of Property Reparations

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 2005
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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reparations, property, counterfactuals, time

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The Social-Obligation Norm in American Property Law

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-002
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 13 Mar 2008
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Ownership and Obligations: The Human Flourishing Theory of Property

43 Hong Kong L.J. 451 (2013), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-93
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Nov 2013
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property, human flourishing, obligation, ownership, possession

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Properties of Community

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
Gregory S. Alexander and Eduardo M. Penalver
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Pluralism and Property

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-40
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2011
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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The Sporting Life: Democratic Culture and the Historical Origins of the Scottish Right to Roam

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Land Use, Scotland, right to roam, conservation, culture

The Sporting Life: Democratic Culture and the Historical Origins of the Scottish Right to Roam

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 May 2016
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Legal History, Property, Citizenship & Entrepreneurship, Comparative Law, Private Law, English & Commonwealth Law, Law & Society

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Forty Years of Codification of Estates and Trusts Law: Lessons for the Next Generation

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 40, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 May 2006
Gregory S. Alexander and Mary Louise Fellows
Cornell Law School and University of Minnesota School of Law
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The Complexities of Land Reparations

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-63
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Nov 2012
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property, land, reparations, possession, justice

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Comment: The Ambiguous Work of 'Natural Property Rights'

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-043
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property’s Ends: The Publicness of Private Law Values

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1257, 2014, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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property, jurisprudence, law, society, values, individual autonomy, personal security

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The Dilution of the Trust

THE WORLDS OF THE TRUST, Lionel Smith, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-41
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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The Human Flourishing Theory

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Human Flourishing Theory, the right to exclude, economics, property, private law, public law

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Five Easy Pieces: Recurrent Themes in American Property Law

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2016, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-33
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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property, American property law, conceptualizig property, categorizing property, historicizing property, enforcing property, de-marginalizing property, discrimination, ownership, legal realists, values, autonomy, commercial property, industrial property, landlord, tenant, commodity, subsidies

17.

Objects of Art; Objects of Property

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-39
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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art; property law, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled

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The Public Use Requirement and the Character of Consequentialist Reasoning

Context, Criteria & Consequences of Expropriation, 2016, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property, expropriation, law, power, government, takings

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Governance Property

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, May 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property, rights, exclusion, governance

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Of Buildings, Statues, Art, and Sperm: The Right to Destroy and the Duty to Preserve

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 27, No. 3, Spring 2018, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-38
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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right to destroy, human flourishing, historic preservation, art

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Essay Property, Dignity, and Human Flourishing

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-34 (2019)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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human dignity, human flourishing, property, homelessess

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Intergenerational Communities

Law & Ethics of Human Rights. Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 21–57, 2014, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Human flourishing, theory, property, obligation, generational community

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Unborn Communities

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-83
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School
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Property, rights, obligations, theory, future

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Properties of Property

H. Dagan & G. Alexander, PROPERTIES OF PROPERTY, Aspen, 2012
Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Hanoch Dagan and Gregory S. Alexander
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Cornell Law School

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The Global Debate Over Constitutional Property: Lessons for American Takings Jurisprudence

THE GLOBAL DEBATE OVER CONSTITUTIONAL PROPERTY: LESSONS FOR AMERICAN TAKINGS JURISPRUDENCE, University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-017
Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School

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A Cognitive Theory of Fiduciary Relationships

Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Gregory S. Alexander
Cornell Law School

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