David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (3):269-275 (2009)
abstract In this response to Antony Duff's paper, I raise doubts about the method of moving from internal to external critique, suggesting that external critique, focusing on more basic principles in moral and political philosophy, has primacy, and that internal critique, if it is done well, will very quickly turn external. I then suggest a different distinction: that between pure and strategic philosophical work, suggesting that more strategic work might be done in legal philosophy to improve the impact of philosophical work on those more concerned with policy. Finally, I suggest that more philosophically focused work on law and democracy has become increasingly important in the light of developments in criminal justice, something missing from Duff's account.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Martyn Griffin (2012). Deliberative Democracy and Emotional Intelligence: An Internal Mechanism to Regulate the Emotions. [REVIEW] Studies in Philosophy and Education 31 (6):517-538.
A. P. Simester (1992). Paradigm Intention. Law and Philosophy 11 (3):235 - 263.
Antony Duff & Stuart P. Green (eds.) (2011). Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law. Oxford University Press.
Matt Matravers (2006). ‘‘‘Who’s Still Standing?’ a Comment on Antony Duff’s Preconditions of Criminal Liability. Journal of Moral Philosophy 3 (3):320-330.
Keith Culver (1999). Duff, Antony, Ed. Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique. Review of Metaphysics 53 (2):442-443.
Antony Duff (ed.) (1998). Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique. Cambridge University Press.
R. A. Duff (2009). Philosophy and 'the Life of the Law'. Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (3):245-258.
John Tasioulas (2009). Philosophy, Criticism and Community: A Response to Duff. Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (3):259-268.
Added to index2009-07-14
Total downloads8 ( #389,504 of 1,796,455 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #466,501 of 1,796,455 )
How can I increase my downloads?