1. Graham Hubbs & Douglas Lind (eds.) (2014). Pragmatism, Law, and Language. Routledge.
    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the philosophy of law, and social and political philosophy. In many chapters, the version of pragmatism deployed proves a fruitful approach to its subject matter; in others, shortcomings of the specific brand of pragmatism are revealed. The (...)
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  2. Douglas Lind (1994). Kant on Criminal Punishment. Journal of Philosophical Research 19:61-74.
    Kant maintains that retribution is the only morally sound justification for criminal punishment. He claims that all just criminal punishment must conform to the “principle of equality,” an inflexible juridical rule which takes the form of a categorical imperative. Focusing on his further claim that the principle of equality establishes that capital punishment is the only suitable punishment for murder, I question Kant’s contention that the principle of equality is a categorical imperative. Following two lines of inquiry drawing upon the (...)
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  3. Douglas Lind (1989). The Failure of Nozick's Invisible-Hand Justification of the Political State. Auslegung 15 (1):57-68.
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