Argumenta – Journal of Analytic Philosophy

Frederick Schauer


Frederick Schauer is David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia, USA.  He works on issues of legal reasoning, philosophy of law, legal and constitutional interpretation, and freedom of expression.  Among his books are Playing By the Rules: A Philosophical Analysis of Rule-Based Decision-Making in Law and in Life (Oxford 1991, and in Italian as Le regole del gioco. Un’analisi filosofica delle decisioni prese secondo le regole nel diritto e nella vita quotidiana, Il Mulino 2000), Profiles, Probabilities, and Stereotypes (Harvard 2003, and in Italian as Di Ogni Erba un Fascio: Generalizzazioni, Profili, Stereotipi nel Mondo della Giustizia, Il Mulino 2008), Thinking Like a Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Harvard 2009, and in Italian as Il Ragionamento Giuridico, Carocci 2016), and The Force of Law (Harvard 2015, and in Italian as La Forza del Diritto, Mimesis 2016).