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Law and Philosophy

, Volume 33, Issue 6, pp 813–842 | Cite as

Law as a Leap of Faith as OTHERS see IT

  • John GardnerEmail author
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Abstract

This is my reply to five extended critical assessments of my book Law as a Leap of Faith, appearing together in a symposium issue of Law and Philosophy. The critics are Kevin Toh, Luís Duarte d’Almeida and James Edwards, Fábio Perin Shecaira, Cristina Redondo, and Matthew Smith. The topics include H.L.A. Hart’s philosophical legacy, the moral claims of law, the nature of legal reasoning, the doctrine of legal positivism, and the possibility of alienation from law.

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Legal System Moral Reason Legal Rule Moral Norm Legal Norm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University CollegeOxfordUK

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