Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Scott Shapiro, an exclusive legal positivist, argues that inclusive legal positivism is inconsistent with the view that legal norms must conceptually provide reasons for agents of a legal system to act in specified ways. I defend inclusive legal positivism from Shapiro's charge of inconsistency.
Phillips, Cindy L., "Rescuing Inclusive Legal Positivism from the Charge of Inconsistency" (2011). Philosophy Theses. Paper 81.