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THE RULE OF LAW: A CURRENTLY INCOHERENT IDEA THAT CAN BE REDEEMED THROUGH VIRTUE

The crucial idea of “the rule of law” comes in several varieties, or conceptions. One family of traditional conceptions of the rule of law focuses primarily on procedures, processes, formalities, and decision-making structures. Another family of rule of law conceptions … Continue reading

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Dreams and Formulas: The Roles of Particularism and Principlism in the Law

The term “particularism” is encountered only rarely in the law. The basic idea of particularism itself is, however, of great importance in the law. Particularism is, helpfully, much more prominent in contemporary moral philosophy. The opposite of particularism, in moral … Continue reading

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