Reply to Brian Leiter

30 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2007  

Dennis Patterson

European University Institute; Rutgers University School of Law, Camden; Swansea University School of Law; European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)

Abstract

In his recently published collection of papers, Brian Leiter reprints a paper entitled Why Quine is Not A Postmodernist. This paper was part of a symposium on Dennis Patterson, *Law and Truth* (Oxford, 1996) published in the S.M.U. Law Review. In his paper, Leiter contests my reading of Quine. In my reply, I argue that Leiter both misstates the argument of *Law and Truth* and misunderstands Quine.

Keywords: jurisprudence, legal theory, quine, wittgenstein, law

Suggested Citation

Patterson, Dennis, Reply to Brian Leiter. Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 5, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=998542

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