Everything we do is tentative. An interview with Prof. Frederick Schauer

Bo Zhao

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    Professor Schauer covers many topics in this interview. On a general note, the interview covers themes pertaining to his experience in engaging with legal philosophy as a trained lawyer; his views on the present and the future of legal philosophy and how we shall cope with its development; his new book Thinking like a Lawyer; the role of legal philosophers in law and society; and some sincere suggestions to young legal philosophers. It also covers more specific topics, including discussions about his insistence on rule priority; differences between legal principles and rules; his opinion of legal positivism; and the pros and cons of analytical tools like spectrum, continuum and generality.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)67-79
    Number of pages13
    JournalRechtsfilosofie & Rechtstheorie
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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