Philosophical foundations of language in the law /

"This collection brings together the best contemporary philosophical work in the area of intersection between philosophy of language and the law. Some of the contributors are philosophers of language who are interested in applying advances in philosophy of language to legal issues, and some of...

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Other Authors: Marmor, Andrei, Soames, Scott
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Value of Vagueness / Timothy Endicott
  • What Vagueness and Inconsistency tell us about Interpretation / Scott Soames
  • Vagueness and the Guidance of Action / Jeremy Waldron
  • Can the Law Imply More than It Says? On Some Pragmatic Aspects of Strategic Speech / Andrei Marmor
  • Textualism and the Discovery of Rights / John Perry
  • Textualism, Intentionalism, and the Law of the Contract / Gideon Rosen
  • Modeling Legal Rules / Richard Holton
  • Trying to Kill the Dead : De Dicto and De Re Intention in Attempted Crimes / Gideon Yaffe
  • Legislation as Communication? Legal Interpretation and the Study of Linguistic Communication / Mark Greenberg