Prof Brian H Bix

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Contact Me

bixxx002@umn.edu
612-624-2505

Law School
N212 Mondale Hall

229 19th Ave S

Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • economic analysis of law
  • family law
  • feminism
  • jurisprudence
  • legal philosophy
  • legal positivism
  • moral philosophy
  • natural law theory
  • Nietzsche
  • philosophy of language
  • political philosophy
  • questions of methodology
  • Wittgenstein
Courses Taught
  • Phil 3302W - Moral Problems of Contemporary Society
  • Phil 4760 - Selected Topics
  • Phil 5415 - Philosophy of Law
Publications
  • Natural Law Theory: The Modern Tradition: Bix, Brian, Oxford University Press, Handbook of Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy, 2000.
  • Conceptual Jurisprudence and Socio-Legal Studies: Bix, Brian, Rutgers Law Journal, 74 , 2000.
  • On the Dividing Line Between Natural Law Theory and Legal Positivism: Bix, Brian, Notre Dame Law Review, 75 , 2000.
  • Jurisprudence: Theory and Context. Bix, Brian, Carolina Academic Press, 2nd edition, 2000.
  • Law, Language and Legal Determinacy. Bix, Brian, Oxford University Press, 1993.
  • A Dictionary of Legal Theory. Bix, Brian, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2004.
  • John Austin: Bix, Brian, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2001.
  • Raz on Necessity. Bix, Brian, 2003.
  • Some Reflections on Methodology in Jurisprudence (translated into Italian): Bix, Brian, Ars Interpretandi, 8 297-427, 2004.
  • Legal Positivism. Bix, Brian, forthcoming 2004.
  • Natural Law Theory: The Modern Tradition. Bix, Brian, 2002.
  • Law as an Autonomous Discipline. Bix, Brian, 2003.
  • Can Theories of Meaning and Reference Solve the Problem of Legal Determinacy?: Bix, Brian, Ratio Juris, 16 281-295, 2003.