Legal philosophy in America

In Cheryl Misak (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy. Oxford University Press (2008)

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Brian Bix
University of Minnesota
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This article, written for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy, offers an overview of the most important American contributions to legal philosophy - American legal realism, law and economics, various critical schools of jurisprudence, Lon Fuller, and Ronald Dworkin - while speculating on what might be distinctive of American legal philosophy. One obvious recurring theme is a focus on practical application in general, and adjudication (especially constitutional adjudication) in particular.
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