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Yale Law School

Faculty Scholarship Series

1957

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Toward A More Systematic Drafting And Interpreting Of The Internal Revenue Code: Expenses, Losses And Bad Debts, Layman E. Allen, G. Orechkoff Jan 1957

Toward A More Systematic Drafting And Interpreting Of The Internal Revenue Code: Expenses, Losses And Bad Debts, Layman E. Allen, G. Orechkoff

Faculty Scholarship Series

Suppose that you, as a reasonable man, are asked whether the following
two sets of rules mean exactly the same thing. If they do and if you
intend to communicate your message as effectively as possible, which
of the two sets would you choose to state the organizational rules of your
law school?


Philosophical Issues In Contemporary Law, F. S. C. Northrop Jan 1957

Philosophical Issues In Contemporary Law, F. S. C. Northrop

Faculty Scholarship Series

PHILOSOPHY is the name for the basic methodological and theoretical assumptions
of a subject. Since every science uses some method of investigation
and any scientist who reports facts to his colleagues must express these facts
in words and, hence, introduce concepts and theory, it follows that any
science whatever is also a philosophy. When no facts arise, however, to
bring the traditional theory or methods of a subject into question, its problems
are not philosophical. Then to be a scientist one need not also be a philosopher.
Mathematics and physics were in such a state during the two hundred years ...