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Legal reasoning for hedgehogs

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Amalia Amaya’s book The Tapestry of Reason (Amaya 2015) is a sophisticated, scholarly, and far-ranging examination of the nature of coherence in various areas of philosophy, and in legal reasoning in particular. It might be described, with a nod to Dworkin’s later comprehensive theory of value (2011), as a theory of legal reasoning for hedgehogs. Hedgehogs, because of the idea Isaiah Berlin developed from a line of the ancient Greek poet Archilochus: “The fox knows many things, but the hed...

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10.1111/raju.12181

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Publisher:
Wiley
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Ratio Juris More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
4
Pages:
507–521
Publication date:
2017-11-22
Acceptance date:
2017-02-03
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EISSN:
1467-9337
ISSN:
0952-1917
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pubs:691191
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uuid:05b5561e-8eea-4b6d-848a-c2c58819034f
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691191
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2017-04-26

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