David Lyons

Boston University

Professor Emeritus

745 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Moral Judgment and Legal Theory

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jan 2001
David Lyons
Boston University
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Open Texture and the Possibility of Legal Interpretation

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 99-9
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Apr 2000
David Lyons
Boston University
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Original Intent and Legal Interpretation

Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, Vol. 24, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
David Lyons
Boston University
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The Moral Opacity of Utilitarianism

Forthcoming in Rule Consequentialism: A Reader, Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, and Dale E. Miller (Eds.), Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
David Lyons
Boston University
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Ethical Relativism and the Problem of Incoherence

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Jul 2012
David Lyons
Boston University
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Ethical relativism, incoherence, agent theories, appraiser theories, prescriptivism, cognitivism, Richard Hare, Gilbert Harman, W.G. Sumner, M. Herskovitz, R. Benedict

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Reparations and Equal Opportunity

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jul 2012
David Lyons
Boston University
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Reparations, African Americans, Slavery, Jim Crow, corrective justice, equal opportunity

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Reparations for Slavery and Jim Crow, Its Assumptions and Implications

Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Race, 2016-17 Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
David Lyons
Boston University
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reparations, slavery, Jim Crow, Reconstruction, African Americans, minorities

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Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

David Lyons, Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May 2013, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-16
Posted: 07 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Slavery, Jim Crow, Native Americans, injustice, white supremacy, equal opportunity

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The Balance of Injustice and the War for Independence

Monthly Review / April 1994, p. 17, Being reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May, 2013.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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American Revolution, Native Americans, African Americans, colonial domination, territorial expansion, the spread of slavery

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Slavery and the Rule of Law in Early Virginia

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-15, Being reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May, 2013.
Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Slavery, slave law, Virginia colony, enslavement of Christians, inheritable slavery, slave homicides, race-based slavery

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The Legal Entrenchment of Illegality

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-21, Reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory (Oxford University Press, May 2013)
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Malfeasance, nonfeasance, racism, Jim Crow, the rule of law, Hart’s legal theory

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From Politics to Philosophy

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-20, LEGAL PHILOSOPHY - 5 QUESTIONS, M.E.J. Nielsen and I. Farrell, eds., Automatic Press, 2007, Being reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May 2013.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Politics, philosophy, Red Scare, McCarthyism, political resistance, political obligation, American history

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Corrective Justice, Equal Opportunity, and the Legacy of Slavery and Jim Crow

Being reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May 2013., Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 03-15
Posted: 06 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Slavery, Jim Crow, racism, reparations, compensation, unjust enrichment, equal opportunity

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Unfinished Business: Racial Junctures in Us History and Their Legacy

Being reprinted in David Lyons, CONFRONTING INJUSTICE: Moral History and Political Theory, Oxford University Press, May 2013. , Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 02-06
Posted: 21 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
David Lyons
Boston University

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Slavery, racism, African Americans, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, civil rights, equal opportunity, reparations