ON PHILOSOPHY IN AMERICAN LAW, Francis J. Mootz, III, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009
6 Pages Posted: 26 Jan 2008 Last revised: 18 Feb 2008
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.
Keywords: analytical legal philosophy, legal theory, legal positivism
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Bix, Brian, On Philosophy in American Law: Analytical Legal Philosophy. ON PHILOSOPHY IN AMERICAN LAW, Francis J. Mootz, III, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009; Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1087331