Scott Hershovitz, Michigan Law, co-sponored by the Department of Philosophy and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Professor Scott Hershovitz is the Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law and a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan. He directs Michigan’s Law and Ethics Program and he is a co-editor of the journal Legal Theory.
Hershovitz is interested in philosophical questions related to law. He writes about the nature of law, the obligation to obey the law, the rule of law, and authority, among other topics. Hershovitz also writes about tort law; his work has focused on the ways that damages do (and don’t) right wrongs.