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Arguments and Opinions

Embracing the Value of Doubt

In Islamic law, the strength and validity of legal rulings were based on texts that Muslims believe to be of divine origin, and therefore absolute. But...

A Big Bang

At 128 pages, University Professor Thomas Nagel’s book Mind and Cosmos may look modest, but it ignited something of a furor in the fields of science...

Two Years Out of Three Ain’t Bad

To some critics, it might seem as if Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law, is trying to put himself out of a job. The...

Forcing the Issue

A working paper by Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law, drew intense and high-profile interest shortly after it was posted on the Social...

Emotional Decisions

Human dignity holds a central place in human rights law, yet the concept itself resists concrete definition, complicating efforts to protect it. This state of affairs...

Waldron Takes Questions

University Professor Jeremy Waldron published four books in 2012, prompting Senior Writer Atticus Gannaway to have the following exchange with him: A review of your titles...