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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 43 Citations 13,484 119 World Ranking 168 National Ranking 22

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Awards & Achievements

1992 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Common law

His primary areas of investigation include Law, Epistemology, Law and economics, Politics and Normative. His is involved in several facets of Law study, as is seen by his studies on Public law, Municipal law, Comparative law and Legal profession. His study in the fields of Rationality, Practical reason and Relativism under the domain of Epistemology overlaps with other disciplines such as Interpretation.

While the research belongs to areas of Law and economics, Joseph Raz spends his time largely on the problem of Morality, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Political philosophy, Fundamental rights, Right to property and Rights of Nature. His Politics research integrates issues from Consequentialism and Individualism. The Normative study combines topics in areas such as Political authority, Criticism and Scots law.

His most cited work include:

  • The Morality of Freedom (2367 citations)
  • Practical Reason and Norms (568 citations)
  • The Authority of Law (447 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Joseph Raz mainly investigates Epistemology, Law, Law and economics, Jurisprudence and Action. His Epistemology study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Value. His study in Philosophy of law, Public law, Morality, Comparative law and Human rights are all subfields of Law.

His study in Law and economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Sovereignty and Politics. As a part of the same scientific family, Joseph Raz mostly works in the field of Jurisprudence, focusing on Legal positivism and, on occasion, Legal formalism. His Action study incorporates themes from Social psychology, Form of the Good, Practical reason and Virtue.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Epistemology (78.11%)
  • Law (66.79%)
  • Law and economics (28.30%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Epistemology (78.11%)
  • Action (34.72%)
  • Law (66.79%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Epistemology, Action, Law, Positive economics and Rationality. His Epistemology study often links to related topics such as Autonomy. His study on Action also encompasses disciplines like

  • Practical reason, which have a strong connection to Value,
  • Rule of law which intersects with area such as Law and economics.

His Law study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Nothing. Joseph Raz has included themes like Normative power and Reprise in his Positive economics study. Joseph Raz interconnects Variety and Form of the Good in the investigation of issues within Rationality.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Rule of Law and its Virtue (255 citations)
  • Multiculturalism: a Liberal Perspective (120 citations)
  • The Myth of Instrumental Rationality (118 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Common law

His main research concerns Action, Positive economics, Law, Normative and Rationality. Joseph Raz usually deals with Action and limits it to topics linked to Practical reason and Value and Argument. His Positive economics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Normative power and Reprise.

His study in Law is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Nothing and Relation. His Rationality study is concerned with the field of Epistemology as a whole. The various areas that Joseph Raz examines in his Epistemology study include Mythology, Variety and Masking.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Law, Morality and Society

P. M. S. Hacker;J. Raz.
The Philosophical Quarterly (1978)

119 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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