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Stefan Sciaraffa, Ph.D. (University of Arizona)

Associate Professor
Email: sciaraf@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 x.23467
Office: University Hall 311

Research interests:

Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics

Publications include:

  • “The Ineliminability of Hartian Social Rules,” Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming).
  • “The Justificatory View and Theoretical Disagreement,” Problema (forthcoming).
  • “Hermeneutic Concepts and Immodest Conceptual Analysis of the Law,” APA Newsletter, Philosophy of Law Section (forthcoming).
  • “Two Perspectives on the Requirements of a Practice,” New Waves in Philosophy of Law (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2011).
  • “Identification, Meaning, and the Normativity of Social Roles”, European Journal of Philosophy (2011) 19(1): 107-128.
  • “The Underlying Value of MacCormick’s Post-Positivism,” Jurisprudence (2010) 1: 121-36
  • “On Content-Independent Reasons: It’s Not in the Name”, Law and Philosophy 28 (2009): 233-260.
  • “Legal Positivism and the Nature of Legal Obligation” (co-authored with Thomas Christiano), Law and Philosophy 22 (2003): 487-512.
  • “Critical Legal Studies: A Marxist Rejoinder”, Legal Theory 5 (1999): 201-219.