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Pragmatism in Law and Society

edited by Michael Brint and William Weaver
Format
Book
Published
Boulder : Westview Press, 1991.
Language
English
ISBN
0813383099 (alk. paper), 0813383102 (pbk.)
Contents
  • What good is legal pragmatism? / Thomas C. Grey
  • What has pragmatism to offer law? / Richard A. Posner
  • Almost pragmatism : the jurisprudence of Richard Posner, Richard Rorty, and Ronald Dworkin / Stanley Fish--Comment on paper by Stanley Fish / E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
  • The banality of pragmatism and the poetry of justice / Richard Rorty
  • "Just do it" : pragmatism and progressive social change / Lynn A. Baker
  • The limits of neopragmatism / Cornel West
  • The pragmatist and the feminist / Margaret Jane Radin
  • Rorty, radicalism, romanticism : the politics of the gaze / Joan C. Williams
  • Civic identity and the state : from Hegel to Jane Addams ... and beyond / Jean Bethke Elshtain
  • Punishment and legitimacy / Milton Fisk
  • A reconsideration of Deweyan democracy / Hilary Putnam.
  • In context / Martha Minow and Elizabeth V. Spelman
  • Situated decisionmaking / Catharine Wells
  • A multiple choice test : how many times has the U.S. Constitution been amended? (A) 14; (B) 26; (C) 420+120; (D) all of the above / Sanford Levinson
  • The price of metaphysics : deadlock in constitutional theory / Daniel R. Ortiz
  • Practice, purpose, and interpretive controversy / Steven Knapp
  • Is legal originalism compatible with philosophical pragmatism? / David Hoy
  • Pragmatism, right answers, and true banality / Ronald Dworkin.
Description
xii, 400 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-393) and index.
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