David Plunkett

Associate Professor of Philosophy

6035 Thornton Hall
HB 6035
Department(s): 
Philosophy
Education: 
PhD, Philosophy, University of Michigan, 2010
AB, Social Studies, Harvard University, 2004

Selected Publications

“Antipositivist Arguments from Legal Thought and Talk: The Metalinguistic Response”, Pragmatism, Law, and Language. Ed. G. Hubbs and D. Lind. Routledge. 56-75. (2014). Co-authored with Tim Sundell.

“Dworkin’s Interpretivism and The Pragmatics of Legal Disputes”, Legal Theory. Volume 19, 242-281. (2013). Co-authored with Tim Sundell.

“Disagreement and the Semantics of Normative and Evaluative Terms”, Philosophers’ Imprint. Volume 13, 1-37. (2013). Co-authored with Tim Sundell.

“Conceptual Ethics” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. Volume 8, 1091-1011 and 1102-1110.  (2013). Co-authored with Alexis Burgess.

“Legal Positivism and the Moral Aim Thesis”, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. Volume 33, 563-605. (2013).

“The Planning Theory of Law” (I and II), Philosophy Compass. Volume 8, 149–158 and 159-169. (2013).

“A Positivist Route for Explaining How Facts Make Law”, Legal Theory. Volume 18, 139-207. (2012).

“Expressivism, Representation, and the Nature of Conceptual Analysis”, Philosophical Studies. Volume 156, 15-31. (2011).