Vanderbilt Law Review


Jay W. Murphy

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On what bases can a philosophy of law be founded which is equal to the task of the democratization of man in the world today? The purpose of this article is to present some suggestions concerning the fuller use of John Dewey's philosophy in this important regard. In addition to an examination of Dewey's theory of justice, it will be suggested that the richness of Dewey's thought and the variety of its uses in legal scholarship and legal education have yet to be felt.