"Realist Jurisprudence: Selected Essays"
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
A Spanish translation by Dr. Francisco M. Mora-Sifuentes of eight of my essays on realist jurisprudence and related topics (with a new preface by me and an introduction by Dr. Natalia Scavuzzo) is now available from Zela, the leading South ..read more
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Highlights from the summer blog: August
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
For those who missed them, some blog highlights from August: I seem to be catching on in Asia The "bloodbath" at West Virginia University [sic] First "the heckler's veto," not the "lone wolf's veto" Steven Salaita is now back in ..read more
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Does font affect writing?
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
Nathan Ballantyne talks to Daniel Stoljar at The Workbench ..read more
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Highlights from the summer blog: July
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
Some more highlights from the summer, for those who may have missed them: A serious blow for faculty speech in the 4th Circuit in the U.S. In Memoriam: Harry G. Frankfurt (1929-2023) Philosophers and political theorists elected as Fellows and ..read more
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Reader experiences with peer review?
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
A reader writes: How do people feel about peer review? Does it really help? Has it made papers better in authors’ experience? There is an overwhelming amount of commentary about how peer review is no longer in any sense the ..read more
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Nagel on J.L. Austin and his role in WWII...
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
at the London Review of Books. A side of Austin most won't have known! (Thanks to Christopher Morris and David Zimmerman for pointers ..read more
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Highlights from the summer blog: June
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
Now that my summer blogging quasi-hiatus is ending (see here for the new schedule), here are some summer highlights, for those who may have missed them, starting with June: In Memoriam: Henry E. Allison (1937-2023) In Memoriam: Richard W. Miller ..read more
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More on the film about Spinoza's ex-communication
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
From an Israeli newspaper. (Earlier coverage: here and here.) (Thanks to David Livingstone Smith for the pointer ..read more
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More on the Harvard Business School professor accused of fraud who is now suing
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
We noted the case here and here, and now Professor Gino's law school colleaige Larry Lessig has written in her defense: Data Colada [a blog] offers compelling evidence that the data in four papers were manipulated. But as they plainly ..read more
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Article on whether U.S. legal system is ready for the "challenge of A.I. to human values" includes citations that seem to have been made up by Chat GPT!
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by Brian Leiter
9M ago
Legal philosopher Matthew Kramer (Cambridge) called this article to my attention; Professor Kramer explains: [T]here is a citation to the book LEGAL POSITIVISM: A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION by Matthew H. Kramer and published by the Edinburgh University Press. The problem is ..read more
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