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Explaining Legal Facts

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Mark Greenberg

UCLA School of Law and Department of Philosophy

Date Written: August 2007

Abstract

This paper was presented at the American Philosophical Association's 2007 Berger Prize session. It is a reply to Jeffrey Brand-Ballard's comment on my paper, How Facts Make Law, which was awarded the 2007 Berger Memorial Prize for the outstanding paper in philosophy of law published during 2004 and 2005.

Keywords: determinants of legal content, explanation, Greenberg, legal positivism, metaethics, moral facts, moral particularism, normative facts, normativity, philosophy, reasons, rational determination

Suggested Citation

Greenberg, Mark, Explaining Legal Facts (August 2007). UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 08-19. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1139135 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1139135

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