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Professor Joseph Raz

Professor Joseph Raz

  • Academics

Research Professor of Law

Research subject areas

  • Law

Contact details


Professor Raz joined The Dickson Poon School of Law as a Research Professor in 2011. Following completion of a Magister Juris from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem and a D. Phil which he gained from Oxford University, Professor Raz lectured at The Hebrew University. In 1972, he became Fellow and tutor in law at Balliol College, Oxford. Here he held a number of positions including CUF lecturer, 1972-85, Professor of the philosophy of law, 1985 and Research Officer, 2006-2009. Professor Raz has been a Professor of Law at Columbia Law School since 2002 where he continues to teach.

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Research interests

Professor Raz’s research interests are in Legal, moral, and political philosophy, theories of normativity and rationality. 

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