Dworkin, Hart, and the Problem of Theoretical Perspective
Law and Society Review. Volume 14, Issue 1 (1979), p. 57-82.
The following article analyzes the dispute between legal philosophers Ronald Dworkin and H.L.A. Hart over the nature of legal rights. The author argues that central to this dispute is a pervasive methodological problem of social theory, the "problem of theoretical perspective." He makes use of a distinction between "internal" and "external" perspectives to defend what he conceives to be Hart's more fully social approach to the conceptualization of legal rights.
Mandel, Michael. "Dworkin, Hart, and the Problem of Theoretical Perspective." Law and Society Review 14.1 (1979): 57-82.
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