Interview About Legal Philosophy

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY: 5 QUESTIONS, Automatic Press, 2007

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 120

13 Pages Posted: 17 May 2007

Abstract

This is the text of an interview with Brian Leiter that will appear in the book "Legal Philosophy: 5 Questions." The questions addressed are: 1. Why were you initially drawn to the philosophy of law? 2. For which of your contribution(s) to legal philosophy so far would you most like to be remembered, and why? 3. What are the most important issues in legal philosophy, and why are they distinctively issues of legal philosophy rather than some other discipline? 4. What is the relationship between legal philosophy and legal practice? Should legal philosophers be more concerned about the effect of their scholarship on legal practice? 5. To which problem, issue or broad area of legal philosophy would you most like to see more attention paid in the future?

Suggested Citation

Leiter, Brian, Interview About Legal Philosophy. LEGAL PHILOSOPHY: 5 QUESTIONS, Automatic Press, 2007; U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 120. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=986606

Brian Leiter (Contact Author)

University of Chicago ( email )

1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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