Four Concepts of Validity: Reflections on Inclusive and Exclusive Positivism

THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, Matt Adler, Ken Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009

35 Pages Posted: 9 Nov 2008 Last revised: 10 Dec 2008

Date Written: November 6, 2008

Abstract

A discussion of four concepts of legal validity and how these might help understand the role of constitutional moral tests for legal validity.

Keywords: Legal validity, legal positivism, US Constitution

Suggested Citation

Waluchow, Wil J., Four Concepts of Validity: Reflections on Inclusive and Exclusive Positivism (November 6, 2008). THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, Matt Adler, Ken Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1296840

Wil J. Waluchow (Contact Author)

McMaster University ( email )

Canada

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