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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 24 Citations 3,854 76 World Ranking 885 National Ranking 135

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Common law

Neil MacCormick mainly focuses on Law, Public law, Comparative law, Philosophy of law and Epistemology. Sovereignty and Democracy are among the areas of Law where the researcher is concentrating his efforts. His research investigates the connection with Public law and areas like Rule of law which intersect with concerns in Rhetoric, Commonwealth, Subsidiarity and Constitution.

His study in Philosophy of law is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Rationality, Positivism and Natural law. Neil MacCormick has included themes like Ideal speech situation and Legal profession, Empirical legal studies in his Epistemology study. Neil MacCormick interconnects Jurisprudence, Legal psychology, Legal realism and Legal opinion in the investigation of issues within Empirical legal studies.

His most cited work include:

  • Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory (446 citations)
  • Beyond the Sovereign State (216 citations)
  • An Institutional Theory of Law (194 citations)

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

Neil MacCormick mainly investigates Law, Epistemology, Law and economics, Philosophy of law and Jurisprudence. Public law, Constitution, Comparative law, Municipal law and State are the primary areas of interest in his Law study. His research in Constitution intersects with topics in Sovereignty and Subsidiarity.

Much of his study explores Epistemology relationship to Interpretation. His Jurisprudence research includes elements of Legal positivism, Legal realism and Legal formalism. His studies in Normative integrate themes in fields like Positive economics and Order.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Law (45.61%)
  • Epistemology (14.62%)
  • Law and economics (9.94%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2007-2018)?

  • Law (45.61%)
  • State (5.85%)
  • Interpretation (4.68%)

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

Neil MacCormick mostly deals with Law, State, Interpretation, Nationalism and Morality. His study in Constitution, Jurisprudence, Legal research, Sovereignty and Private law falls under the purview of Law. His Legal research study combines topics in areas such as Legal profession and Black letter law.

His Private law research integrates issues from Legal history, Philosophy of law and Civil law. His Nationalism research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Sovereign state, Political economy, Ancient history and Element. Morality is a primary field of his research addressed under Epistemology.

Between 2007 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory (105 citations)
  • The Maastricht‐Urteil: Sovereignty Now (82 citations)
  • Practical Reason in Law and Morality (21 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Common law

His primary areas of investigation include Law, Nationalism, Jurisprudence, Sovereignty and Political philosophy. Law is frequently linked to Rhetoric in his study. Neil MacCormick combines subjects such as Subject, Value, Sovereign state, Ancient history and Element with his study of Nationalism.

He combines subjects such as Legal pluralism, Constitution, Constitutional theory, European integration and Legal research with his study of Jurisprudence. His Sovereignty study incorporates themes from Meaning, Monism, European Union law, Member states and Legal realism. His Political philosophy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Order, Social integration and Epistemology, Normative, Moral reasoning.

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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