Kenneth Einar Himma

University of Washington - School of Law

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1.

Intellectual Property

STANFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY, Edward N. Zalta, ed., Summer 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Adam D. Moore and Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - The Information School and University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 2,262 (2,190)
Citation 1

Abstract:

intellectual property, intellectual property rights, copyright, patent, trade secret

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Inclusive Legal Positivism

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL PHILOSOPHY, Jules L. Coleman & Scott Shapiro, eds.,Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 1,319 (7,290)
Citation 18

Abstract:

inclusive positivism, raz, hart, authority, practical difference, positivism

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Hacking as Politically Motivated Digital Civil Disobedience: Is Hacktivism Morally Justified?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 1,296 (6,857)

Abstract:

civil disobedience, hacking, digital activism, activism, hacktivism

4.

The Justification of Intellectual Property: Contemporary Philosophical Disputes

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 59, No. 7, May 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 1,182 (10,587)

Abstract:

information, intellectual property, legitimacy

5.

Revisiting Raz: Inclusive Legal Positivism and Our Concept of Authority

American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Law, Vol. 6, No. 2, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 1,064 (12,310)
Citation 4

Abstract:

authority, conceptual analysis, legal positivism, law and morality, inclusive legal positivism

6.

Privacy vs. Security: Why Privacy is Not an Absolute Value or Right

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 859, 2007
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 819 (14,103)

Abstract:

Privacy, security, rights, morality, utilitarianism, social contract theories, contractualism, communtarianism, legitimacy

7.

Positivism, Naturalism and the Obligation to Obey Law

Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 145-162, Summer 1998
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 759 (19,908)
Citation 1

Abstract:

positivism, Hart, Aquinas, Blackstone, natural law theory, obligation to obey law

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Hart and Austin Together Again for the First Time: Coercive Enforcement and the Theory of Legal Obligation

Wilfrid Waluchow and Stefan Sciaraffa, eds., THE NATURE OF LAW: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 617 (31,049)

Abstract:

positivism, Austin, Hart, obligation, validity, coercion, coercive enforcement, social obligation

9.

Conceptual Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Conceptual Analysis and Methodology in Legal Theory

REVUS: Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law, vol. 26 (2015)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Mar 2017
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 577 (36,433)

Abstract:

Conceptual Analysis, Conceptual Methodology, The Nature of Law, Metaphysics of Law, Practical Significance, Concepts

10.

Active Response to Computer Intrusions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma and David Dittrich
University of Washington - School of Law and University of Washington
Downloads 573 (33,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

active defense, counterhacking, hacking back, self-defense, hacking

11.

Conceptual Analysis, the Naturalistic Turn, and Legal Philosophy

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 485 (43,621)
Citation 3

Abstract:

naturalism, conceptual analysis, legal philosophy, analyticity, Quine, Leiter

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Just 'Cause You're Smarter than Me Doesn't Give You a Right to Tell Me What to Do: Legitimate Authority and the Normal Justification Thesis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Aug 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 437 (36,583)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legitimacy, legitimate, authority, justification of authority, normal justification thesis, Raz

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Law's Claim to Legitimate Authority

HART'S POSTSCRIPT: ESSAYS ON THE POSTSCRIPT TO THE CONCEPT OF LAW, Jules L. Coleman, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 403 (46,151)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Raz, authority, exclusive positivism, inclusive positivism, legitimate authority, law, legal positivism

The Ties that Bind: An Analysis of the Concept of Obligation

Ratio Juris. Vol. 26 No. 1 March 2013 (16–46),
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 373 (62,199)

Abstract:

Philosophy, Obligation, Law, Morality, Duty, Conceptual Analysis

The Ties that Bind: An Analysis of the Concept of Obligation

Ratio Juris, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 16-46, 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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H.L.A. Hart and the Practical Difference Thesis

Legal Theory, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-43, March 2000
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 366 (53,985)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Hart, Practical Difference Thesis, incorporationism, inclusive positivism, Scott Shapiro

16.

Information and Intellectual Property Protection: Evaluating the Claim that Information Should be Free

American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 May 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 342 (63,993)
Citation 2

Abstract:

information, intellectual property, rights, legitimate

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Justifying Intellectual Property Protection: Why the Interests of Content-Creators Usually Wins Over Everyone Else's

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 336 (63,563)
Citation 3

Abstract:

intellectual property, legitimacy, political morality, interests, intellectual content, content-creators

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Reconsidering a Dogma: Conceptual Analysis, the Naturalistic Turn, and Legal Philosophy

LAW AND PHILOSOPHY: CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES, Ross Harrison, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 316 (68,599)
Citation 3

Abstract:

naturalism, conceptual analysis, legal philosophy, analyticity, Quine, Leiter

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The Legitimacy of Intellectual Property Rights: The Irrelevance of Two Conceptions of an Information Commons

Journal for Information, Communication, and Ethics in Society, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 May 2007 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 293 (74,731)

Abstract:

Intellectual Property Rights, Locke, Commons, Information Commons, Digital Commons, Tragedy of the Commons

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Towards a Theory of Legitimate Access: Morally Legitimate Authority and the Right of Citizens to Access the Civil Justice System

Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 101, 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jan 2004
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 291 (80,233)

Abstract:

Legitimacy, authority, rights, access, civil justice

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Abundance, Rights, and Interests: Thinking about the Legitimacy of Intellectual Property Rights

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 May 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 281 (79,353)

Abstract:

intellectual property, rights, interests, legitimacy, intellectual objects

22.

Artificial Agency, Consciousness, and the Criteria for Moral Agency: What Properties Must an Artificial Agent Have to Be a Moral Agent?

Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 May 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 260 (72,978)

Abstract:

action, agency, artificial agency, moral agency, moral accountability, consciousness

23.

A Comprehensive Hartian Theory of Legal Obligation: Social Pressure, Coercive Enforcement, and the Legal Obligations of Citizens

THE NATURE OF LAW: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES, Wilfrid Waluchow, Stefan Sciaraffa, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 246 (76,280)

Abstract:

positivism, obligation, social norms, primary norms, social obligation, Hart, legal obligation, coercion, enforcement

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A Preliminary Step in Understanding the Nature of a Harmful Information-Related Condition: An Analysis of the Concept of Information Overload

Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 217 (107,693)

Abstract:

information, overload, speech, value of infomation, infomation overload, information and quality of life

25.

Positivism and Interpreting Legal Content: Does Law Call for a Moral Semantics?

Ratio Juris, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 216 (108,617)
Citation 2

Abstract:

positivism, Coleman, Shapiro, redescription thesis, moral semantics

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Understanding the Relationship between the U.S. Constitution and the Conventional Rule of Recognition

THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, Matthew D. Adler, Kenneth Einar Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 214 (103,488)

Abstract:

positivism, constitution, constitutionalism, constitutional interpretation, judicial supremacy, rule of recognition

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What Exactly is the Problem with Judicial Supremacy? The Rule of Law, Moral Legitimacy, and the Construction of Constitutional Law

M. Jovanović and K.E. Himma (eds.), Courts, Interpretation, and The Rule Of Law, (The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2013), Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 209 (105,792)

Abstract:

rule of law, legitimacy, judicial supremacy, Hayek, common law, case-law judicial decisionmaking

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Making Sense of Constitutional Disagreement: Legal Positivism, the Bill of Rights, and the Conventional Rule of Recognition in the United States

Journal of Law in Society, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 149-218, Winter 2003
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 209 (105,313)
Citation 3

Abstract:

positivism, Hart, criteria of validity, Constitution, rule of recognition, judicial disagreement

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Toward a Lockean Moral Justification of Legal Protection of Intellectual Property

San Diego Law Review, vol. 49, no. 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 204 (101,297)

Abstract:

intellectual property, political legitimacy, copyright, Locke

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Final Authority to Bind with Moral Mistakes: On the Explanatory Potential of Inclusive Legal Positivism

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1-45, January 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 196 (115,164)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Inclusive Positivism, incorporation of morality, criteria of legality, rule of recognition, Hart, Raz

The Logic of Showing Possibility Claims: A Positive Argument for Inclusive Legal Positivism and Moral Grounds of Law

REVUS: Journal of Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 122 (188,332)

Abstract:

morality, law, grounds of law, criteria of validity, inclusive positivism, exclusive positivism, Dworkin, natural law

The Logic of Showing Possibility Claims. A Positive Argument for Inclusive Legal Positivism and Moral Grounds of Law

Revus – Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law (2014) 23. 77-104,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Dec 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 72 (269,050)

Abstract:

morality, law, grounds of law, criteria of validity, inclusive positivism, exclusive positivism, Dworkin, natural law

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How Much Can a Theory of Law Tell Us about the Nature of Morality: A Response to Mark Greenberg's 'How Facts Make Law'

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Mar 2007
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 172 (125,794)

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positivism, Dworkin, Hart, determinants of legal content, criteria of legality, law and morality, Greenberg

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What's So Damn Special About Religion, Anyway? (Review Essay of Brian Leiter, Why Tolerate Religion?)

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 144 (133,561)

Abstract:

religion, religious freedom, religious tolerance, legitimacy, Constitution, Bill of Rights

34.

Substance and Method in Conceptual Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 1119-1228, September 2002
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 11 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 127 (155,463)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Jules Coleman, tort theory, positivism, conceptual analysis, methodology, pragmatism

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If You Ain't in Prison, You Just Got Lucky: Luck, Culpability, and the Retributivist Justification of Punishment

Jurisprudentia, vol. 1, no. 1 (2014) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 31 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 121 (106,773)

Abstract:

punishment, legitimacy, luck, moral luck, legal luck, retributivism

36.

Digital Technologies and the Obligation to Alleviate Poverty: The Digital Divide, Information Gap and Two Forms of Poverty

ETHICS AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, Ronald Sandler, ed., Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma and Maria Canellopoulou-Bottis
University of Washington - School of Law and Ionian University
Downloads 120 (151,276)

Abstract:

digital divide, information gap, obligation to help the poor, absolute poverty, relative poverty, information and computer ethics

37.

The Rule of Law, Validity Criteria, and Judicial Supremacy

LAW, LIBERTY AND THE RULE OF LAW, K.E. Himma and Imer B. Flores, eds., Springer-Verlag, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 113 (157,202)

Abstract:

rule of law, judicial supremacy, positivism, Constitution

38.

Separation, Risk, and the Necessity of Privacy to Well-Being: A Comment on Adam Moore's Toward Informational Privacy Rights

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 110 (177,555)

Abstract:

privacy, information, security, rights, information ethics

39.

Why Religious Freedom Does Not Warrant Protection by a Special Right

Kenneth Einar Himma, Miodrag Jovanović, and Bojan Spaic (eds.), FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS: JUSTIFICATION AND INTERPRETATION (The Hague: Eleven International Publishing) 2015, Forthcoming ,
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 98 (84,729)

Abstract:

religious worship, religious freedom, special rights, fundamental rights, legitimacy

40.

Why Law Can't Claim: What Law Would Claim If it Could

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 88 (197,466)

Abstract:

authority, claims of law, inclusive positivism, exclusive positivism, conceptual jurisprudence

41.

Information and the Limits of Unlimited Supply

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 76 (219,908)

Abstract:

information, scarcity, intellectual property, legitimacy, property rights

42.
Downloads 70 (178,577)

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Dworkin, interpretivism, natural law, positivism, conceptual analysis, methodology, Frank Jackson

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Towards a Comprehensive Positivist Theory of Legal Obligation

Problema: Anuario de Filosophia y Teoria del Derecho, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 68 (246,510)

Abstract:

positivism, obligations, reasons, legal obligations, binding force, normativity

44.

What Philosophy of Mind Can Tell Us about the Morality of Abortion: Personhood, Materialism, and the Existence of Self

International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 13, No. 1 (2003)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 50 (230,940)

Abstract:

abortion, legitimacy, law, morality, personhood, mind

45.

Positivismo Jurídico Incluyente (Inclusive Legal Positivism)

Problema: Anuario de Filosofia y Teo ría del Derecho, No. 8, pp. 353-430, December 2014 ,
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 49 (204,029)

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Positivismo jurídico incluyente, positivismo jurídico excluyente, criterios morales de validez jurídica, anti posivitismo, razones para la acción

46.

The Authorization of Coercive Enforcement Mechanisms as a Conceptually Necessary Feature of Law

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Sep 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 43 (101,742)

Abstract:

law and coercion, enforcement, concept of law, Hart, Raz, legal normativity

47.

No Harm, No Foul: Abortion and the Implications of Fetal Innocence

Faith and Philosophy, vol. 19, no.2 (April 2002), 172-194
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 41 (288,573)

Abstract:

abortion, Mill, fetal innocence, harm principle

48.

Ontological Arguments for God's Existence

“Ontological Arguments for the Existence of God,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (James Fieser, ed.); Internet,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 39 (260,066)

Abstract:

ontological argument, Anselm, Aquinas, Plantinga, arguments for God's existence

49.

The Prohibition Against Torture: Is Torture Ever Permissible?

Intervention, Terrorism, and Torture: Contemporary Challenges to Just War Theory, Steven P. Lee, ed., Springer, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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I Can't Help What I Believe: The Moral Case Against Religious Exclusivist Doctrines

Think: Philosophy for Everyone, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 36 (319,827)

Abstract:

religious exclusivism, hell, salvific exclusivism

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H.L.A. Hart Y La Tesis De La Diferencia Practica (H.L.A. Hart and the Practical Difference Thesis)

EL DEBATE ENTRE EL POSITIVISMO INCLUYENTE Y EL EXCLUYENTE, Serie de Teoria del Derecho (Bogota: Universidad Externado de Columbia, 2010)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 May 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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On the Definition of Unconscionable Racial and Sexual Slurs

Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 512-522, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 May 2012
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 30 (331,549)

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The Epistemic Sense of the Pedigree Thesis

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 80, no. 1 (1999), 46-63
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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The Instantiation Thesis and Raz's Critique of Inclusive Positivism

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 20, No. 1, Pp. 61-79, January 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Raz, authority, exclusive positivism, inclusive positivism, legitimate authority, law, legal positivism

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Design Arguments for the Existence of God

“Design Arguments for the Existence of God,” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (James Fieser, ed.); Internet ,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 24 (254,046)

Abstract:

design argument, arguments for God's existence, teleological argument, fine-tuning argument, intelligent design argument

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Information Scarcity and the Legitimacy of Legal Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 23 (375,262)

Abstract:

intellectual property, scarcity, Locke, property rights, information

57.

The Ethics of Subjecting a Child to the Risk of Eternal Torment: A Reply to Shawn Bawulski

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 19 (360,743)

Abstract:

traditional doctrine of hell, exclusivism, birth as grave misfortune, universalism, ethics, Christian ethics, Christian theology

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Evaluando La Tesis De La Autoridad (Evaluating the Authority Thesis)

El Debate Entre El Positivismo Incluyente Y El Excluyente (translated into Spanish by Jorge Fabra, Mattan Shrager and Carolina Guzmán), Serie de Teoria del Derecho (Bogota: Universidad Externado de Columbia, 2010),
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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autoridad, juridico, positivismo, Raz

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Birth as a Grave Misfortune: The Traditional Doctrine of Hell and Christian Salvific Exclusivism

"Birth as a Grave Misfortune: The Traditional Doctrine of Hell and Christian Salvific Exclusivism in Appearing in Joel Buenting, THE PROBLEM OF HELL (Ashgate Publishing, 2010)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 12 (328,617)

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hell, exclusivism, philosophy of religion, theism, Christian fundamentalism

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Discrimination and Disidentification: The Fair-Start Defense of Affirmative Action

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 30, pp. 277-289 (2001)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 May 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 10 (460,572)

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discrimination, self-esteem, academic disidentification, affirmative action, preferences

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La Legitimidad De La Protección Jurídica De Los Derechos De Propiedad Intelectual (The Legitimacy of Legal Protection of Intellectual Property)

in Jorge Fabra and Ezekial Spector (Eds.), ENCICLOPEDIA DE FILOSOFÍA Y TEORÍA DEL DERECHO, Volumen Tres, Institute of Legal Research, UNAM, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 8 (375,262)

Abstract:

Intellectual property, copyright, legitimacy

62.

The Application-Conditions for Design Inferences: Why the Design Arguments Need the Help of Other Arguments for God's Existence

International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (2005) 57: 1–33,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 6 (460,572)

Abstract:

intelligent design argument, science

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El que seas más inteligente no te da un derecho a decirme que hacer: Autoridad legítima y la Tesis de la Justificación Normal. (Just Because You are Smarter than Me Doesn't Give You a Right to Tell Me What to Do: Legitimate Authority and the Normal Justification Thesis)

El Debate Entre El Positivismo Incluyente Y El Excluyente (translated into Spanish by Jorge Fabra, Mattan Shrager and Carolina Guzmán), Serie de Teoria del Derecho (Bogota: Universidad Externado de Columbia, 2010) ,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 May 2014
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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Finding a High Road: The Moral Case for Salvific Pluralism

K.E. Himma,"Finding a High Road: The Moral Case for Salvific Pluralism, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol. 52, no. 1 (August 2002), 1-33
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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The Conceptual Function of Law: Law, Coercion, and Keeping the Peace

Luka Burazin, Kenneth Einar Himma, and Corrado Roversi (eds.), LAW AS AN ARTIFACT,(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 0 (270,514)

Abstract:

law, coercion, positivism, conceptual jurisprudence, existence conditions

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Can There Really Be Law in a Society of Angels?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 0 (215,371)

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coercion, Raz, Hart, legal positivism, conceptual analysis, jurisprudence, society of angels

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On the Justification of Fundamental Constitutional Rights

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jul 2016
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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fundamental rights, constitutional law, derived rights, special rights

68.

Is the Concept of Obligation Moralized?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 0 (191,263)

Abstract:

Hart, obligation, conceptual analysis, legal obligation, legal normativity

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The Problems of Legal Normativity and Legal Obligation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 0 (180,807)

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legal obligation, legal normativity, conceptual jurisprudence, obligation, Raz, Shapiro, Bix

70.
Downloads 0 (486,160)

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Positivismo, Constitución, constitucionalismo, interpretación constitucional, supremacía judicial, regla de reconocimiento

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Logika dokazivanja mogućnosnih tvrdnji. Pozitivan argument u korist uključnog pravnog pozitivizma i moralnih temelja prava (The Logic of Showing Possibility Claims. A Positive Argument for Inclusive Legal Positivism and Moral Grounds of Law)

Revus - Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law (2014) 23. 49-76
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Oct 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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morala, pravo, temelji prava, merila veljavnosti, odprti pozitivizem, zaprti pozitivizem, Dworkin, naravno pravo

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Do Philosophy and Sociology Mix? A Non-Essentialist Socio-Legal Positivist Analysis of the Concept of Law

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 24, no. 4 (2004), 717-738 (Review essay of Brian Z. Tamanaha, A General Jurisprudence of Law and Society)
Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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The Rule of Recognition and the U.S. Constitution

Matthew D. Adler, Kenneth Einar Himma, THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, Oxford University Press, July 2009 , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-28
Posted: 29 Sep 2009
Matthew D. Adler and Kenneth Einar Himma
Duke University School of Law and University of Washington - School of Law

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rule of recognition, U.S. Constitution, H.L.A. Hart, Ronald Dworkin, positivism, social practice, judicial supremacy, textualism, originalism, precedent, popular constitutionalism

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Trouble in Law's Empire: Rethinking Dworkin's Third Theory of Law

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 345-377, 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Judicial Discretion and the Concept of Law

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 19, pp. 71-82, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Bringing Hart and Raz to the Table: Coleman's Compatibility Thesis

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 21, pp. 609-627, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Bringing Hart and Raz to the Table: Coleman's Compatibility Thesis

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 2001
Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Law's Claim of Legitimate Authority

Kenneth Einar Himma, HART'S POSTSCRIPT: ESSAYS ON THE POSTSCRIPT TO THE CONCEPT OF LAW, Jules Coleman ed., Oxford University Press, 2001
Posted: 19 Aug 2002
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Ambiguously Stung: Dworkin's Semantic Sting Reconfigured

Legal Theory, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 2002, Pp. 145-184
Posted: 19 Aug 2002
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law

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Practical Authority

G. Bongioivanni, G. Postema, Antonino Rotolo, Giovanni Sartor, D. Walton (eds.), HANDBOOK OF LEGAL REASONING AND LEGAL ARGUMENTATION) Springer-Verlag, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Kenneth Einar Himma
University of Washington - School of Law
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authority, practical reasoning, conceptual jurisprudence, Raz, legitimacy, positivism, natural law