Gerald J. Postema

University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law

Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Classical Common Law Jurisprudence (Part 1)

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 155-180, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Classical Common Law Jurisprudence (Part 2)

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-28, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Legal Positivism: Early Foundations

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1975470
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Positivism, command, sanction, Aquinas, Austin, Bentham, Hart, Holmes, Marsilius, Salmond

Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World

Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, Vol. 11, Autumn 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1785428
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2012
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Holmes, Hart, Raz, Dworkin, Waldron, Authority

Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World

Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, Vol. 11, Autumn 2011 , UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1794275
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Analytic Jurisprudence Established

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE COMMON LAW WORLD, G. J. Postema & Enrico Pattaro, eds., Springer, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1999078
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Analytic Jurisprudence, Austin, Dicey, Hart, Positivism, Oakeshott, Salmond, Sovereignty, Rule of Recognition

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Jurisprudence

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF UTILITARIANISM, James E. Crimmins, ed., New York: Continuum International Publishers, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1785400
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Positivism, Bentham. Hart, Epicurean, utilitarian

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Law's Rule: Reflexivity, Mutual Accountability, and the Rule of Law

Bentham's Theory of Law And Public Opinion, Xiaobo Zhai and Michael Quinn, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2294632
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Rule of Law, Accountability, Fidelity, Reflexivity, Arbitrary Power, Culture of Lawfulness, Sovereignty

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Justice Holmes: A New Path for American Jurisprudence

Gerald Postema, LEGAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE COMMON LAW, Springer, 2011 , UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1874112
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Holmes, jurisprudence, common law, positivism, realism, legal reasoning

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Nature as First Custom: Hayek on the Evolution of Social Rules

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1505430
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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social rules, Hayek

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Law's System: The Necessity of System in Common Law

New Zealand Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2324438
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2013
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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analogy, archetypes, coherence, discordant norms, elegantia juris, gravitational force, integrity, legal reasoning, normative guidance, positivism, principles, de facto systematicity

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Custom, Normative Practice, and the Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 707, 2012, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2294081
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Custom, Normative Practice, opinio juris, international law, social interaction

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The Soul of Justice: Bentham on Publicity, Law, and the Rule of Law

Bentham's Theory of Law and Public Opinion, Xaiobo Zhai and Michael Quinn, eds., Cambridge University Press, (Forthcoming), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2294730
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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rule of law, publicity, Bentham, securities against misrule, public opinion tribunal, accountability

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Salience Reasoning

TOPOI, Vol. 27, 2008, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1129841
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 May 2008
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Analogy, Correlated Equilibrium, Convention, Lewis, Norm, Practical Reasoning, Salience, Schelling, Social Cooperation, Team Reasoning

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Fidelity in Law's Commonwealth

Private Law and the Rule Of Law, Dennis Klimchuk, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2294665
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Rule of Law, Arbitrary Power, Fidelity, Mutual Accountability, Mode of Association, Private Rule of Law

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Fidelity, Accountability and Trust: Tensions at the Heart of the Rule of Law

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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rule of law, fidelity, trust, accountability, proleptic trust, distrust, mistrust

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Meaning, Analysis, and Exposition: Bentham on the Technology of Thought

Utility, Publicity, and Law: Essays on Bentham's Moral and Legal Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Bentham, Philosophy of Language, Logic, Fictious Entities, Ontology, Pragmatism, Jurisprudence

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Time in Law's Domain

Ratio Juris, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 160-182, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 May 2018
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
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Matthew Hale, on the Law of Nature, Reason, and Common Law: Selected Jurisprudential Writings

Matthew Hale, on the Law of Nature, Reason, and Common Law: Selected Jurisprudential Writings, Edited by Gerald J. Postema. (Oxford University Press, November 2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law

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Common Law; Natural Law; Jurisprudence; Reason; Authority; Matthew Hale