22 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Date Written: January 11, 2010
This essay, written for the 2009 John F. Scarpa Conference at Villanova focusing on the work of Professor Joseph Vining, attempts to provide a sympathetic exposition of what might be described, as a translation and with apologies (because Vining would likely be horrified by the description), as Vining’s distinctively personalist methodology, epistemology, and ontology.
Keywords: jurisprudence, legal philosophy, religion, authority
JEL Classification: K10, K39
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Smith, Steven Douglas, Persons All the Way Up (January 11, 2010). Villanova Law Review, Forthcoming; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1535004