Persons All the Way Up

Steven Douglas Smith

University of San Diego School of Law

January 11, 2010

Villanova Law Review, Forthcoming
San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-003

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.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 22

Keywords: jurisprudence, legal philosophy, religion, authority

JEL Classification: K10, K39

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Date posted: January 12, 2010  

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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

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