Enrique Villanueva is now Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in México City, a University where he has been doing research and teaching since he completed his Graduate Studies at the University of Oxford in 1972, and where he is currently doing research on the Philosophy of Mind and in Practical Philosophy. He has published more than eighty essays and reviews in Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophical History and Moral, Legal and Political Philosophy. Besides editorship of the present Journal he has edited the Journal Philosophical Issues (till number 9; and co-edited it with Ernest Sosa from number 10), the series Simposio Internacional de Filosofía and the volumes Information, Semantics and Epistemology, El argumento del lenguaje privado and Mente y Cuerpo (co-editor). He is author of Lenguaje y Privacidad, Ensayos de Historia Filosófica, Las Personas, and ¿Qué son las Propiedades Psicológicas?
Table of contents
Part I: Metaphysics, Meaning, and Objectivity
Nicos STAVROPOULOS: Interpretivist Theories of Law
Mark GREENBERG: How Facts Make Law
Ram NETA: On the Normative Significance of Brute Facts
Mark GREENBERG: On Practices and the Law
Enrique VILLANUEVA: Supervenience, Value, and Legal Content
Mark GREENBERG: Reasons Without Values?
Martin STONE: Theory, Practice and Ubiquitous Interpretation: The Basics
Scott HERSHOVITZ: Law as a Reflective Practice
Martin STONE: On Reflective Practices and ‘Substituting for God’
Ori SIMCHEN: Metasemantics and Objectivity
Michael S. MOORE: Can Objectivity be Grounded in Semantics?
Part II: Rights Theory
Gopal SREENIVASAN: A Hybrid Theory of Claim-Rights
Horacio SPECTOR: Is the Will Theory of Rights Superseded by the Hybrid Theory?
Gopal SREENIVASAN: In Defence of the Hybrid Theory