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Administering InterpretationDerrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law$
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Peter Goodrich and Michel Rosenfeld

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780823283798

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.001.0001

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Antonin Scalia, Bernhard Schlink, and Lancelot Andrewes

Antonin Scalia, Bernhard Schlink, and Lancelot Andrewes

Reading Heller

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(p.22) 2 Antonin Scalia, Bernhard Schlink, and Lancelot Andrewes
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Administering Interpretation
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Stanley Fish

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.003.0003

Addressing textualism in its various manifestations, this chapter argues, in critique of Schlink and Scalia, that genuine interpretation is governed by the attempt to determine the author’s intention. Examining Scalia’s divergence from this hermeneutic norm, Fish argues not only that his theory as exemplified in Heller is bad, but also that as an interpretative practice, it is evil.

Keywords:   Fuller, Hart, Heller, intentionalism, Nazi law, positivism, textualism

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