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Publications

Note: Preprints are gradually being added. Most from 2000 onwards are available now. Some very recent ones are embargoed. Always quote from and cite to the final published version.

'Fifteen Themes from Law as a Leap of Faith', Jurisprudence 6 (2015), 601
preprint | published doi:10.1080/20403313.2015.1067489

'The Many Faces of the Reasonable Person', Law Quarterly Review 131 (2015), 563,
preprint | published online via Westlaw

'Some Rule-of-Law Anxieties about Strict Liability in Private Law', in Lisa Austin and Dennis Klimchuk (eds), Private Law and the Rule of Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014)
preprint | published doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729327.003.0010

'Law as a Leap of Faith as Others See It', Law and Philosophy 33 (2014), 813
preprint | published doi: 10.1007/s10982-014-9218-5

'What is Tort Law For? Part 2. The Place of Distributive Justice', in John Oberdiek (ed), Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701385.003.0017

'Human Disability', King's Law Journal 25 (2014), 60 (co-author: Timothy Macklem)
preprint | published doi: 10.5235/09615768.25.1.60
earlier version in Italian: Ragion Pratica 36 (2011), 9 | published doi: 10.1415/34411

'Why Law Might Emerge: Hart's Problematic Fable', in L Duarte d'Almeida, J Edwards and A Dolcetti (eds), Reading HLA Hart's The Concept of Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2013)
preprint | not published online

'Reasons and Abilities: Some Preliminaries', American Journal of Jurisprudence 58 (2013), 63
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/ajj/aut004

'Finnis on Justice', in J Keown and R George (eds), Reason, Morality, and Law: The Jurisprudence of John Finnis (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675500.003.0011

'Criminal Law' (co-author James Edwards) in H LaFolette (ed), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Chichester: Wiley-Blackewell 2013)
preprint | published doi: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee640

'Law and Philosophy' in S Halliday (ed), An Introduction to the Study of Law (Edinburgh: W Green 2012)
preprint | not published online

'Law in General' in my Law as a Leap of Faith
preprint unavailable | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695553.003.0011

'The Supposed Formality of the Rule of Law' in my Law as a Leap of Faith
preprint unavailable | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695553.003.0008

'Criminals in Uniform', in RA Duff, L Farmer, S Marshall, M Renzo and V Tadros (eds), The Constitution of Criminal Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.003.0006

'Corrective Justice, Corrected', Diritto & Questioni Pubbliche 12 (2012), 9
preprint | published version (no doi)

'Punishment and Compensation: a Comment', in R Christopher (ed), George Fletcher's Essays on Criminal Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012)
preprint | not published online

'Wrongdoing by Results: Moore's Experiential Argument', Legal Theory 18 (2012), 459
preprint | published doi: 10.1017/S1352325212000110

'Ashworth on Principles', in L Zedner and J Roberts (eds), Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.003.0001

'In Defence of Offences and Defences', Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 4 (2012), 110
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/jrls/4.1.110

'How Law Claims, What Law Claims' in M Klatt (ed), Institutionalized Reason: The Jurisprudence of Robert Alexy (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582068.003.0002
reprinted (and online) in my Law as a Leap of Faith

'Torts and Other Wrongs', Florida State University Law Review 39 (2011), 43
preprint | published version (no doi)

'Desert and Avoidability in Self-Defense' (co-author: François Tanguay-Renaud), Ethics 12 (2011), 111
preprint | published doi: 10.1086/662294

'Relations of Responsibility' in R Cruft, M Kramer and M Reiff (eds), Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592814.003.0006

'Can There Be a Written Constitution?', Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law 1 (2011), 162
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606443.003.0005
reprinted (and online) in my Law as a Leap of Faith

'What is Tort Law For? Part 1: The Place of Corrective Justice', Law and Philosophy 30 (2011), 1
preprint | published doi: 10.1007/s10982-010-9086-6

'Hart on Legality, Justice, and Morality', Jurisprudence 1 (2010), 253
preprint | published doi: 10.5235/204033210793524276
reprinted (and online) with revisions in my Law as a Leap of Faith

'Justification under Authority', Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 23 (2010), 71
preprint | published version (no doi)

'Ethics and Law' in J Skorupski (ed), The Routledge Companion to Ethics (London: Routledge 2010)
preprint under the author's title 'Law and Morality' | published version
translated into Spanish as 'Derecho y moral' in J Fabra Zamora and V Rodríguez Blanco (eds), Enciclopedia de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho: Vol 2 (Mexico City: UNAM 2015)

'The Logic of Excuses and the Rationality of Emotions', Journal of Value Inquiry 43 (2009), 315
preprint | published doi: 10.1007/s10790-009-9181-9
Note: the preprint is the author's cut; the published version was subject to unwelcome editorial changes

'Hart and Feinberg on Responsibility' in M Kramer, C Grant, B Colburn and A Hatzistavrou (eds), The Legacy of H.L.A. Hart (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542895.003.0007

'Introduction' in H.L.A. Hart, Punishment and Responsibility (2nd ed, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534777.001.0001(see under 'front matter')

'Moore on Complicity and Causality', University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra 156 (2008), 432
preprint | published version (no doi)

'Nearly Natural Law', American Journal of Jurisprudence 52 (2007), 1
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/ajj/52.1.1
reprinted (and online) in my book Law as a Leap of Faith | Translated into Polish: Ius et Lex 5 (2007), 7

'"Simply in Virtue of Being Human": the Whos and Whys of Human Rights', Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 2 (2008)
preprint | published version (no doi)
in Italian: Ragion Pratica 29 (2007), 413 | published doi: 10.1415/25566

'Reply to Critics' in J Gardner, Offences and Defences (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239351.003.0012

'Some Types of Law' in D Edlin (ed), Common Law Theory (New York: Cambridge University Press 2007)
preprint | published doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511551116.003
reprinted (and online) in my book Law as a Leap of Faith

'Prohibiting Immoralities', Cardozo Law Review 28 (2007), 2613
preprint | published version

'Complicity and Causality', Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (2007), 127
preprint | published doi: 10.1007/s11572-006-9018-6
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'Value, Interest, and Well-Being' (co-author:Timothy Macklem), Utilitas 18 (2006), 362
preprint | published doi: 10.1017/S0953820806002160

'Law's Aim in Law's Empire' in S Hershovitz (ed), Exploring Law's Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2006)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546145.003.0010

'Backward and Forward with Tort Law' in J Keim-Campbell, M O'Rourke and D Shier (eds) Law and Social Justice (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press 2005)
preprint | not published online

'Wrongs and Faults' in A Simester (ed), Appraising Strict Liability (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005)
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278510.003.0003
slighly different version in Review of Metaphysics 59 (2005), 95

'The Wrongdoing that Gets Results', Philosophical Perspectives 18 (2004), 53
preprint | published doi: 10.1111/j.1520-8583.2004.00021.x

'Fletcher on Offences and Defences', Tulsa Law Review 39 (2004), 817
preprint | published version
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'The Legality of Law', Ratio Juris 17 (2004), 168
preprint | published doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9337.2004.00262.x
reprinted (and online) with minor revisions in my book Law as a Leap of Faith | earlier draft in Associations 7 (2003), 89

'No Provocation without Responsibility: A Reply to Mackay and Mitchell' (co-author: Timothy Macklem), [2004] Criminal Law Review 213
preprint | published online via Westlaw

'The Mark of Responsibility', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 23 (2003), 157
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/23.2.157
reprinted with additional material in M Dowdle (ed), Public Accountability (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2006) | that version also reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'Reasons for Teamwork', Legal Theory 8 (2002), 495
preprint | published doi: 10.1017/S1352325202084045h

'In Defence of Defences' in P Asp, C Herlitz and L Holmqvist (eds) Flores Juris et Legum: Festskrift till Nils Jareborg (Uppsala: Iustus Forlag 2002)
preprint | not published online
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'Reasons' (co-author: Timothy Macklem) in J Coleman and S Shapiro (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2002)
preprint under the authors' title 'Reasons, Reasoning, Reasonableness' | published doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199270972.013.0011

'Legal Positivism: 5½ Myths', American Journal of Jurisprudence 46 (2001), 199
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/ajj/46.1.199
reprinted (and online) with minor revisions in my book Law as a Leap of Faith | also reprinted in A Kavanagh and J Oberdiek (eds), Arguing about Law (Abingdon: Routledge 2009)

'Provocation and Pluralism' (co-author Timothy Macklem), Modern Law Review 64 (2001), 815
preprint | published doi: 10.1111/1468-2230.00354
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'Obligations and Outcomes in the Law of Torts' in P Cane and J Gardner (eds), Relating to Responsibility: Essays for Tony Honoré (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2001)
preprint | published doi: 10.5040/9781472562388.ch-006
reprinted in J Feinberg and J Coleman (eds), Philosophy of Law (8th ed, Belmont: Wadsworth 2008)

'Compassion without Respect? Nine Fallacies in R v Smith' (co-author: Timothy Macklem), [2001] Criminal Law Review 623
preprint | published online via Westlaw

'The Mysterious Case of the Reasonable Person', University of Toronto Law Journal 51 (2001), 273
preprint | published version

'The Virtue of Charity and its Foils', in C Mitchell and S Moody (eds), Foundations of Charity (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2000)
preprint | not published online

'The Virtue of Justice and the Character of Law', Current Legal Problems 53 (2000), 1
preprint | published doi: 10.1093/clp/53.1.1
reprinted (and online) with revisions in my book Law as a Leap of Faith

'The Wrongness of Rape' (co-author: Stephen Shute), in J Horder (ed), Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence, Fourth Series (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000)
preprint| not published online
reprinted (and online) with minor revisions in my book Offences and Defences

'Law as a Leap of Faith', in P Oliver, S Douglas-Scott and V Tadros (eds), Faith in Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2000)
preprint | not published online
reprinted (and online) in my book Law as a Leap of Faith

'Bemerkungen zu den Funktionen und Rechtfertigungen von Strafrecht und Strafe', in N Jareborg, A von Hirsch and B Schünemann (eds), Positive Generalprävention als letzte Auskunft oder letzte Verlegenheit det Straftheorie (Heidelberg: C.F. Müller Verlag, 1998) (in German)
preprint in English | not published online
English version appears in my book Offences and Defences

'Crime: in Proportion and in Perspective', in A Ashworth and M Wasik (eds.), Fundamentals of Sentencing Theory (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998)
preprint | not published online
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences
also in A Kavanagh and J Oberdiek (eds), Arguing about Law (Abingdon: Routledge 2009) | also in T Brooks (ed) Sentencing (Farnham: Ashgate 2014)

'The Gist of Excuses', Buffalo Criminal Law Journal 1 (1997), 575
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1525/nclr.1998.1.2.575
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences | also reprinted in T Brooks (ed), Sentencing (Farnham: Ashgate 2014)

'On the Ground of her Sex(uality)', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 18 (1998), 167
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/18.1.167

'On the General Part of the Criminal Law', in RA Duff (ed.), Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998)
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511527371.006

'The Purity and Priority of Private Law', University of Toronto Law Journal 46 (1996), 459
preprint in preparation | published version

'Discrimination as Injustice', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 16 (1996), 353
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/16.3.353

'Justifications and Reasons', in A Simester and ATH Smith (eds), Harm and Culpability (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1996)
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.003.0013
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences | translated into Czech: Pravnik 8 (1996), 705

'Rationality and the Rule of Law in Offences Against the Person', Cambridge Law Journal 53 (1994), 502
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1017/S0008197300080934
reprinted (and online) in my book Offences and Defences

'Criminal Law and the Uses of Theory', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 14 (1994), 217
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/14.2.217

'Freedom of Expression', in Christopher McCrudden and Gerry Chambers (eds), Human Rights and Civil Liberties in Britain (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1993)
preprint in preparation | not published online

'Introduction: The Logic of Criminal Law', (co-authors: Stephen Shute and Jeremy Horder) in S Shute, J Gardner and J Horder (eds), Action and Value in Criminal Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993)
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.003.0001

'Private Activities and Personal Autonomy: At the Margins of Anti-Discrimination Law', in B Hepple and E Szyszczak (eds), Discrimination: The Limits of Law? (London: Mansell 1992)
preprint in preparation | not published online

'Making Sense of Mens Rea: Antony Duff's Account', (co-author: Heike Jung), Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 11 (1991), 559
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/11.4.559

'The Activity Condition in Criminal Law', in H Jung, H Müller-Dietz and U Neumann (eds), Recht und Moral: Beiträge zu einer Standortbestimmung (Baden Baden: Nomos Verlag, 1991)
preprint in preparation | not published online

'Liberals and Unlawful Discrimination', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 9 (1989), 1
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/9.1.1
reprinted in C McCrudden (ed), Anti-Discrimination Law (Aldershot: Dartmouth, 1991)

'Concerning Permissive Sources and Gaps', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 8 (1988), 457
preprint in preparation | published doi: 10.1093/ojls/8.3.457