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The Morality of Property
(College of William and Mary, 2007)
The relationship between property and morality has been obscured by three elements in our intellectual tradition. First is the assumption, which can be traced to Bentham, that property is a pure creature of law.' An ...
Indignation: Psychology, Politics, Law
Moral intuitions operate in much the same way as other intuitions do; what makes the moral domain is distinctive is its foundations in the emotions, beliefs, and response tendencies that define indignation. The intuitive ...
The On/Off Switch
Timing and Form of Federal Regulation: The Case of Climate
(University of Pennsylvania, 2007)
Philosophical Underpinnings of the First Amendment
(Loyola Law School; 1999, 2007)
On the Tension between Sex Equality and Religious Freedom
When, if ever, is it legitimate for law to ban sex discrimination by religious institutions? It is best to approach this question by noticing that most of the time, ordinary civil and criminal law are legitimately applied ...
War and International Law: Distinguishing the Military and Humanitarian Professions
(Washington : U.S. G.P.O, 2007)
Willingness to Pay versus Welfare
(Harvard University, Harvard Law School, 2007)
Economists often analyze questions of law and policy by reference to the criterion of private willingness to pay (WTP), with the belief that people’s WTP for a good is an accurate proxy for the welfare that they would ...