Joseph Raz

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Emeritus

St. Cross Building

St. Cross Road

Oxford, OX1 3UJ

United Kingdom

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Columbia University - Law School

Professor

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://josephnraz.googlepages.com/home

King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law

Somerset House East Wing

Strand

London, WC2R 2LS

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Human Rights Without Foundations

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5,663 (560)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Human Rights

2.

Human Rights in the Emerging World Order

(2010) 1 Transnational Legal Theory 31–47. Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-219, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2009,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,516 (1,589)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Human-rights, rights, soveriegnty, globalization, right-to-health, right-to-education

3.

About Morality and the Nature of Law

American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 48, p. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,832 (2,266)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Morality, Positivism, Natural Law

4.

Reasoning with Rules

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 54, pp. 1-18, 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,037 (4,496)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Legal Reasoning, Rules

5.

The Argument from Justice, or How Not to Reply to Legal Positivism

LAW, RIGHTS AND DISCOURSE: THE LEGAL PHILOSOPHY OF ROBERT ALEXY, George Pavlakos, ed., pp. 17-36, Hart Publishing, 2007, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,922 (4,635)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Alexy, Legal Positivism

6.

The Problem of Authority: Revisiting the Service Conception

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, pp. 1003-1044, 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,739 (5,105)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Authority, Consent Democracy

7.

Can There Be a Theory of Law?

BLACKWELL GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND LEGAL THEORY, Martin Golding, William Edmundson, eds., Blackwell, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,680 (5,612)
Citation 14

Abstract:

jursiprudence, nature of law

8.

Reason, Reasons and Normativity

OXFORD STUDIES IN METAETHICS, Vol. 5, Russ Shafer-Landau, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,632 (6,761)

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Reasons, Normativity

9.

Is There a Reason to Keep Promises?

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No.12-320, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2012, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-5
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,416 (7,941)

Abstract:

promise, content-independent reasons, David Owens, normative powers, promissory reasons, weight of reasons

10.

Responsibility & the Negligence Standard

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2009, Columbia Public Law Research 09-207
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,363 (9,558)

Abstract:

morality, law, responsibility, liability, strict-liability negligence, excuses, damages

11.

On the Value of Distributional Equality

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 41/2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,231 (9,752)
Citation 1

Abstract:

12.

Reasons: Explanatory and Normative

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13/2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,087 (13,323)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Reasons

13.

Respect, Authority & Neutrality

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2010
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,055 (13,683)

Abstract:

Political Neutrality, Authority, Respect for People, Rights, Duties, Darwall, Wall, Green

14.

Incorporation By Law

Legal Theory, Vol. 10, pp.1-17, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 949 (12,859)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Morality, Incorporation Thesis, Soft-positivism

15.

On Waldron's Critique of Raz on Human Rights

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 80/2013, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 13-359
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 931 (14,285)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Waldron, Sovereignty

16.

On The Guise of the Good

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 43/2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 930 (15,871)

Abstract:

jurisprudence

17.

Death in Our Life

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 25/2012, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-305
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 905 (14,091)

Abstract:

death, value of life, euthanasia, suicide, legal & moral rights, conscientious exception

18.

A Hedgehog's Unity of Value

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 32/2014, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-396, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 848 (13,148)

Abstract:

Dworkin, Value, Unity

19.

Rescuing Jerry from (Basic) Principles

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jul 2010
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 830 (20,012)

Abstract:

Jerry Cohen, Grounding Normative Beliefs, Explanation, Basic Principles

20.

Why the State?

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-38, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-427, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 73/2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 820 (12,898)

Abstract:

state-law, international law, sovereignty, legitimacy, practice based rules, the most comprehensive law based social organisation

21.

Reasons: Practical and Adaptive

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12/2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 797 (21,093)

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Reasons, Normative reasons

22.

Susan Wolf on the Meaning of Life: A Review

Ethics, Vol. 121, No. 1, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 82/2010 , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-256
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 791 (20,916)

Abstract:

Susan-Wolf, Meaning-of-Life, Well-Being, Value

23.

Normativity: The Place of Reasoning

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-08, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-434, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 764 (25,276)

Abstract:

Reasoning, Normativity, Practical reasoning, Reasons, Rationality, Dancy

24.

The Role of Well-Being

Philosophical Perspectives Vol. 18, pp. 269-294, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 684 (26,780)

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Well-Being

25.

Value: A Menu of Questions

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 11-283, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 54/2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 649 (28,334)

Abstract:

value, harmony, self-evidence, identity of a value, value of knowledge, J.M. Finnis

26.

Agency and Luck

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-214, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 46/2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 567 (33,925)

Abstract:

moral luck, agent-regret, responsibility, blame, rational powers, negligence, Bernard Williams.

27.

Attachments and Associated Reasons

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 11-287 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 59/2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 492 (39,311)

Abstract:

Attachment, Partiality, relationships, obligations, friendship, Barbara Herman

28.

The Practice of Value - Reply

THE PRACTICE OF VALUE, R. Jay Wallace, ed., Oxford University Press, 2003, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 454 (46,341)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, Korsgaard, Value

29.

On Normativity and Responsibility: Responses

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, (2013), pp. 1-15, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-366, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 308 (59,833)

Abstract:

Responsibility, Reasons, Reason, rationality, following reasons, standard reasons

30.

Value and The Weight of Practical Reasons

Weighing Reasons, eds. Errol Lord and Barry Macguire, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-428, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-44, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 247 (57,865)

Abstract:

Practical reasons, value based reasons, weight of reasons

31.

The Guise of the Bad

Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, 2016, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-457, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2015, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2016
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 168 (93,243)

Abstract:

Guise if the good, acting for a reason, reasons, rationality, motives

32.

Comments on the Morality of Freedom

Forthcoming, Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-534, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-46, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4/2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Citation 65

Abstract:

freedom, liberty, autonomy, equality, rights, authority

33.

Intention and Value

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-491, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-46, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

intention, practical reason, rational powers, intentional action, motive, the will

34.

Responsibility and the Negligence Standard

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 1-18, 2010
Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Abstract: