On Philosophy in American Law: Analytical Legal Philosophy
University of Minnesota Law School
ON PHILOSOPHY IN AMERICAN LAW, Francis J. Mootz, III, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009
Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-05
This short article was written for a collection on American legal philosophy today. It gives a brief overview of analytical legal philosophy, and speculates on why this theoretical approach has been consistently misunderstood in the United States, from the time of the legal realists until today.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: analytical legal philosophy, legal theory, legal positivism
Date posted: January 26, 2008 ; Last revised: February 18, 2008