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William A. Edmundson

Regents Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy

Publications


Books

William A. Edmundson, An Introduction to Rights (2d ed., Cambridge University Press 2012).

William A. Edmundson, An Introduction to Rights (Cambridge University Press 2004) (Portuguese trans., Uma Introdução aos Direitos (E. Ferriera E Silva & N. Eichemburg, trans., Martins Fontes, 2006). | Call No. JC571 .E42 2004

William A. Edmundson, Three Anarchical Fallacies: An Essay on Political Authority (Cambridge University Press 1998, paperback ed. 2007). | Call No. JC497 .E35 1998


Book Chapters / Collected Works

William A. Edmundson, A Right to Do Wrong? Two Conceptions of Moral Rights, in Rights: Concepts and Contexts (Brian H. Bix & Horacio Spector eds., Ashgate, 2012).

William A. Edmundson, Coercion, in The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Law (2012). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Pluralism, Instransitivity, Incoherence, in Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics (Mark White ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Adding Reasons Up, in Economics and the Mind (Barbara Montero and Mark D. White eds., Routledge, 2007). | Call No. HB72 .E2725 2007 | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Introduction, in The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (William Edmundson & Martin P. Golding eds., Blackwell, 2005). | Call No. K235 .B58 2005

William A. Edmundson, Privacy, in The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (William Edmundson & Martin P. Golding eds., Blackwell, 2005). | Call No. K235 .B58 2005 | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Introduction, in The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings (William A. Edmundson ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999). | Call No. K256 .D88 1999


Works Edited

The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory, (William A. Edmundson & Martin P. Golding eds., Blackwell, 2005). | Call No. K235 .B58 2005

The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings, (William A. Edmundson ed., Rowman & Littlefield, 1999). | Call No. K256 .D88 1999


Articles and Other Contributions to Law Reviews and Scholarly Journals

William A. Edmundson, Politics in a State of Nature, 26 Ratio Juris 149 (2013).

William A. Edmundson, Consent & Its Cousins, 121 Ethics 335 (2011).

William A. Edmundson, Shmegality, 2 Jurisprudence 273 (2011). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Political Authority, Moral Powers and the Intrinsic Value of Obedience, 30 Oxford J. Legal Stud. 179 (2010). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Review, Arthur Ripstein, Force & Freedom: Kant's Legal & Political Philosophy, 120 Ethics 869 (2010).

William A. Edmundson, Review, Christopher Wellman & A. John Simmons, The Duty to Obey the Law: For or Against?, 28 Law & Phil. 101 (2009). | LexisNexis | Westlaw

William A. Edmundson, Schauer on Precedent in the U.S. Supreme Court, 24 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 403 (2007). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, The Virtue of Law-Abidance, Philosophers Imprint, Dec. 2006, at 1. | www

William A. Edmundson, Comments on Richard Arneson's “Joel Feinberg and the Justification of Hard Paternalism”, 11 Legal Theory 285 (2005). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, First Force, J. Ethics & Soc. Phil., Nov. 2005, at 1. | Westlaw | www

William Edmundson, State of the Art: The Duty to Obey the Law, 10 Legal Theory 215 (2004) , reprinted in Lloyd's Introduction to Jurisprudence (Michael Freeman, ed., Sweet & Maxwell 2009). | SSRN

William Edmundson, Locke and Load, 22 Law & Phil. 195 (2003) (review of A. John Simmons, Justification and Legitimacy). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Review of A. John Simmons, Justification and Legitimacy: Essays on Rights and Obligations , 22 Law & Phil. 195 (2003).

William Edmundson, Afterword: Proportionality and the Difference Death Makes, 21 Crim. Just. Ethics 40 (2002). | www | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Civility as Political Constraint, 8 Res Publica 217 (2002). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Contextualist Answers to Skepticism, and What a Lawyer Cannot Know, 30 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 1 (2002-2003). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Social Meaning, Compliance Conditions, and Law’s Claim to Authority, 15 Can. J. L. & Jurisprudence 51 (2002). | Hein | Westlaw | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Review, Objectivity in Law and Morals (Brian Leiter, ed. 2001), 23 Philosophical Inquiry 123 (2002).

William A. Edmundson, Review, Arthur Ripstein, Equality, Responsibility, and the Law (1998), 111 Ethics 644 (2001).

William A. Edmundson, Introduction: Some Recent Work on Political Obligation, APA Newsl. on Phil. & L., Fall 1999, at 62.

William A. Edmundson, Philosophy in Review, 19 Comptes Rendus Philosophiques 327 (1999) (reviewing Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique (Antony Duff, ed. 1998)).

William Edmundson, Abstract, John Rawl’s the Idea of Public Reason, APA Newsl. on L. & Phil., Spring 1998, at 108.

William A. Edmundson, Legitimate Authority Without Political Obligation, 17 Law & Phil. 43 (1998). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Philosophy in Review, 18 Comptes Rendus Philosophiques 182 (1998) (reviewing Jaap C. Hage, Reasoning with Rules: An Essay on Legal Reasoning and Its Underlying Logic (1997)).

William A. Edmundson, Review, Fred D'Agostino, Free Public Reason: Making It Up as We Go (1996), 107 Ethics 556 (1997).

William A. Edmundson, The Antinomy of Coherence and Determinacy, 82 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (1996). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Is Law Coercive?, 1 Legal Theory 81 (1995). | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Review, Kevin Ashley, Modeling Legal Argument (1990), 7 Phil. Psychol. 135 (1994).

William A. Edmundson, Review, Stephen Guest, Ronald Dworkin (1991), 104 Ethics 394 (1994).

William A. Edmundson, Love & Power: The Role of Religion & Morality in American Politics, 103 Ethics 627 (1993).

William A. Edmundson, Rethinking Exclusionary Reasons: A Second Edition of Joseph Raz’s Practical Reason and Norms, 12 Law & Phil. 329 (1993).

William A. Edmundson, Transparency and Indeterminacy in the Liberal Critique of Critical Legal Studies, 24 Seton Hall L. Rev. 557 (1993). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw

William A. Edmundson, Moral Foundations of Constitutional Thought: Current Problems, Augustinian Prospects, 102 Ethics 887 (1992).

William A. Edmundson, Book Review, Law, Culture, & Values: Essays in Honor of Gray L. Dorsey, 102 Ethics 193 (1991).

William A. Edmundson, Are Law and Morality Distinct?, 4 BYU J. Pub. L. 33 (1990). | Hein

William A. Edmundson, Lawyers’ Justice, 88 Mich. L. Rev. 1833 (1990) (reviewing David Luban, Lawyers and Justice (1988) & Philip Heymann & Lance Liebman, the Social Responsibilities of Lawyers (1988)). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw

William A. Edmundson, Liberalism, Legal Decisionmaking, and Morality "As Such", 10 Oxford J. Legal Stud. 505 (1990). | Hein

William A. Edmundson, The ‘Race-Of-The-Victim’ Effect in Capital Sentencing: McClesky v. Kemp and Underadjustment Bias, 31 Jurimetrics J. 125 (1990).

William A. Edmundson, Note, Discovery of Federal Income Tax Returns and the New “Qualified” Privileges, 1984 Duke L.J. 938 (1984) reprinted in 16 Monthly Dig. Tax Articles 16 (1985).. | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw

William A. Edmundson, Review, Raoul Berger, Death Penalties: The Supreme Court's Obstacle Course (1982), 1984 Duke L.J. 624 (1984). | Hein | LexisNexis | Westlaw


Articles and Other Contributions to Non-Academic Publications

William A. Edmundson, Letter to the Editor, William Godwin, Times Literary Suppl., Jan. 13, 2006, at 15.

William A. Edmundson, Letter to the Editor, "She", Times Literary Suppl., Aug. 22, 2003, at 13.

William A. Edmundson, Speeding: A Sprawling Offense?, Fulton County Daily Rep., October 25, 2002, at 7.

William A. Edmundson, Letter to the Editors, Clinton & the Jones Case, N.Y. Rev. Books, April 23, 1998, at 65.

William A. Edmundson, Letter to Word Court, Atlantic Monthly, January 1996, at 116.

William A. Edmundson, Letter to the Editor, British Privacy Debate Swayed U.S. Decisions, N.Y. Times, Sept. 3, 1992, at A14.


Electronic Publications

W.A. Edmundson, Perry on Powers, Jotwell (Dec. 10, 2012), available at http://juris.jotwell.com/perry-on-powers/. | www

William A. Edmundson, On GA Cohen, 'Political Philosophy and Personal Behavior', Social Science Research Network (SSRN) (May 21, 2011), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1849207. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Politics in a State of Nature, Social Science Research Network (2011), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1835745. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, "When is Using a Firearm Not Really?" - An Eminent Philosopher Helps Us Decide, Jotwell (Oct. 6, 2010), available at http://juris.jotwell.com/%E2%80%9Cwhen-is-using-a-firearm-not-really%E2%80%9D-an-eminent-philosopher-of-language-helps-us-decide/. | www

William A. Edmundson, Morality Without Responsibility, Social Science Research Network (Jun. 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1004904. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Posterity & Embodiment, Social Science Research Network (Jun. 1, 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1144116. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, When Reasons Obligate, Social Science Research Network (Jun. 2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1147829. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Review, Tom Campbell, Rights: A Critical Introduction, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (Dec. 12, 2007), available at http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=8225. | www

William A. Edmundson, The Social Enforcement of Morality, Social Sciences Research Network (July 17, 2003), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=193172. | SSRN

William A. Edmundson, Body and Soul in the Year 2020: Moral and Ethical Considerations in Our Biological Future, Entered in the Greenwall Foundation Oscar M. Ruebhausen Award Competition, (2001), available at http://law.gsu.edu/wedmundson/greenwall.pdf. | www

William A. Edmundson, Liberating the Future From the Past? Liberating the Past From the Future?, Entered in the International Essay Prize Contest, Sponsored by Lettre International, Berlin, and Weimar 1999, European City of Culture, (1998), available at http://law.gsu.edu/wedmundson/weimar.pdf. | www

William A. Edmundson, Comments on Coherence Theory in the Philosophy of Law, Social Science Research Network (May 1994), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1147392. | SSRN