George H. Taylor

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Emeritus

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Ricoeur's Philosophy of Imagination

Journal of French Philosophy, Vol. 16, p. 93, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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philosophy of imagination, Paul Ricoeur, imagination, reproductive imagination, productive imagination, poetics, creativity

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Cognitive Theory, Conscience, and Law

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-05
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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cognitive theory, conscience, consciousness, human categorization, legal categorization, law, creative metaphor

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Legal Interpretation: The Window of the Text as Transparent, Opaque, or Translucent

Nevada Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 700, Summer 2010, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Legal Interpretation, Statutory Interpretation, Constitutional Interpretation, Hermeneutics, Paul Ricoeur

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Critical Hermeneutics: The Intertwining of Explanation and Understanding as Exemplified in Legal Analysis

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 1101, 2000, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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hermeneutics, legal hermeneutics, Paul Ricoeur, understanding, explanation, ideology, Clifford Geertz, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Robert Bork, Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Richard Posner, Ernst Mayr

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Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 31, p. 225, 2007, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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al narratives, parables, Derrick Bell, critical race theory, civil rights, racism, discrimination, theology, religion, Christianity, New Testament, Richard Delgado

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Metaphor, Objects, and Commodities

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 141, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
George H. Taylor and Michael J. Madison
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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metaphor, commoditization, objectification, objects, interpretation

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'No Reasonable Person': The Rhetoric of Justice Scalia

An abridged version to appear in Justice Scalia: Rhetoric and the Rule of Law (Francis J. Mootz, III & Brian Slocum eds., University of Chicago Press, 2018 Forthcoming), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2018
George H. Taylor, Matthew Jockers and Fernando Nascimento
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Washington State University and Bowdoin College
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Justice Scalia, constitutional interpretation, statutory interpretation, legal rhetoric, judicial discretion, textualism, stylistic analysis

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Race, Religion and Law: The Tension Between Spirit and its Institutionalization

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, Vol. 6, p. 51, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Derrick Bell, critical race theory, civil rights, racism, discrimination, theology, religion, Christianity, institutionalization

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Racism as 'The National Crucial Sin': Theology and Derrick Bell

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 9, p. 269, 2004, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Derrick Bell, critical race theory, civil rights, racism, Reinhold Niebuhr, theology, social action, sin, action, racial discrimination

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Can a Theory of Interpretation Make a Difference?

Graven Images, Vol. 5, p. 15, 2002
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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hermeneutics, theory of interpretation, legal interpretation, understanding, metaphor, Paul Ricoeur, nonfoundationalism

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The Distinctiveness of Legal Hermeneutics

RICOEUR ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES, Scott Davidson ed., The Continuum International Publishing Group, December 2009, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-12
Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

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hermeneutics, legal hermeneutics, Paul Ricoeur, Hans-Georg Gadamer, legal interpretation

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Law and Creativity

PHILOSOPHY AND AMERICAN LAW, Francis J. Mootz, III ed., Cambridge University Press, March 2009, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-13
Posted: 22 Apr 2009
George H. Taylor
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

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creativity, hermeneutics, legal hermeneutics, Paul Ricoeur, imagination, legal imagination