David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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American Journal of Jurisprudence 50 (1):71-105 (2005)
What is called legal pragmatism today is very different from the older style of legal pragmatism traditionally associated with Oliver Wendell Holmes; and there is much that is worthwhile on the conception of the law revealed by reading Holmes's The Path of the Law in the light of the classical pragmatist tradition of Peirce, James, and Dewey. Here, reflections on the varieties of pragmatism - philosophical and legal, old and new - will be wrapped around an exploration of Holmes's legal philosophy and the strengths and weaknesses of his arguments.
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