The Methodology of Legal Philosophy

This Workshop will take place on Tuesday, 2 June 2015 from 9.00 – 16.00 in the Raeburn Room (Old College)

This session is pre-read. Authors will only give a brief presentation of their papers. Presentations will be followed by a 10 min discussion session, and then a longer Q&A session open to all participants. Papers are now available at this password-protected page. Please, contact the workshop organiser for the password.

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Organizer: Lucas Miotto


8:30 – Tea/Coffee served

9:00 – 10:20

Dan Priel (Osgoode Hall Law School): Some Realism About Conceptualism 

Discussant: Luís Duarte d’Almeida (University of Edinburgh)

Coffee Break – 10:20 – 10:40

10:40 – 12:00

Kenneth Ehrenberg (University of Alabama): Law as Artifact: Function and Method 

Discussant: Claudio Michelon (University of Edinburgh)

Lunch Break – 12:00 – 13: 00

13:00 – 14:20

Duncan Pritchard (University of Edinburgh): Legal Risk, Legal Evidence, and the Arithmetic of Criminal Justice

Discussant: Andrew Cornford (University of Edinburgh)

Coffee Break – 14:20 – 14:40

14:40 – 16:00

Torben Spaak (University of Stockholm): The Canberra Plan and Legal Positivism

Discussant: Silvan Wittwer (University of Edinburgh)


This Workshop is kindly sponsored by:

Postgraduate Research Student Board Community

University of Edinburgh School of Law

Mind Association