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Pragmatism, Feminism, and the Problem of Bad Coherence
Michigan Law Review
  • Catharine P. Wells, Boston College Law School
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In this Article, Professor Wells reviews Professor Margaret Jane Radin’s book, Reinterpreting Property. Professor Wells considers Radin’s work a rich repository of original insight, lucid analysis, and sharp debate and particularly appreciates the substantive introduction to the book, which analyses Radin’s ten-year project on property law in terms of the insights and methodological commitments of philosophical pragmatism. Professor Wells explores the contribution of Radin’s pragmatism to ongoing questions about the role of law in achieving social transformation and organizes her comments around the nature of Radin’s pragmatism, its connection to her feminism and what Radin calls the problem of bad coherence.
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Catharine P. Wells. "Pragmatism, Feminism, and the Problem of Bad Coherence" Michigan Law Review Vol. 93 (1995) p. 1654 - 1666
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