- This website, mentioned in the Preface to the book, is designed to allow corrections, replies and further comments on the issues discussed a passage to any future second edition.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Justice for Hedgehogs by Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, New York University School of Law. Published by Belknap Press at Harvard University Press, 2011.
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In the course of an otherwise generous review (The Spectator, March 19, 2011) Jonathan Sumption, who is a Justice of the UK Supreme Court, made a damning observation: [Dworkin] has taken pleasure in throwing rocks into the placid ponds of … Continue reading
I strongly recommend Gerald Lang’s review-article, “How Far Can You Go with Quietism, (Problema 4, on the web at www.juridicas.unam.mx) though I must add that his article is in good part technical and is more complex than other reviews discussed … Continue reading
I particularly recommend Gerald Doppelt’s review (Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Online) for those seeking an accurate, clear and thorough presentation of the entire book. The review is generous but it raises important and, so far as I know, novel points … Continue reading
William Galston (Commonweal, July 15, 2011) shares a common reaction. For all I say, he thinks, values might just conflict. He takes great care to identify my arguments to the contrary, but he says that I haven’t “work[ed] hard enough … Continue reading
I take great pride in having a achieved a review of Hedgehogs in The Hedgehog Review (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, Vol. 13, No. 3,Fall 2011). Colin Bird has done an excellent job of summarizing the whole book in … Continue reading
I am very grateful to Thomas Hurka for his penetrating and generous review. (Ethics, Vol. 122, No. 1) He asks a particularly important question. Does the interpretive method I advocate for the analysis of political concepts, which requires integrating each … Continue reading