‘Deontic Logic and the Philosophy of Law’

“It is curious that Anglophone philosophers of law (many of whom have had some training in logic in conjunction with the classwork required for a PhD) ignore deontic logic – the branch of logic that deals with propositions that employ normative concepts like obligation and permission. The point is not that deontic logic can answer problems in the philosophy of law, but that it can help reveal them. This very short paper by Robert Mullins is a wonderful example …” (more)

[Michael Green, JOTWELL, 7 July]

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