Ronald Dworkin

1931 - 2013

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Ronald Myles Dworkin (; December 11, 1931 – February 14, 2013) was an American philosopher, jurist, and scholar of United States constitutional law. At the time of his death, he was Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law and Philosophy at New York University and Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London. Dworkin had taught previously at Yale Law School and the University of Oxford, where he was the Professor of Jurisprudence, successor to renowned philosopher H. L. A. Hart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Dworkin has received more than 670,559 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ronald Dworkin is the 349th most popular philosopher (up from 357th in 2019), the 952nd most popular biography from United States (down from 933rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Philosopher.

Ronald Dworkin is most famous for his theory of law as integrity. He argues that the law is a system of principles, and that judges should be faithful to the law by interpreting the law as a coherent whole.

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Among philosophers, Ronald Dworkin ranks 349 out of 1,089Before him are Juan Luis Vives, Isaac Abarbanel, Judith Butler, Miskawayh, Strato of Lampsacus, and Johann Georg Hamann. After him are Edgar Morin, Lev Shestov, Han Yu, Richard Rorty, Antoine Arnauld, and Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais.

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Among people born in 1931, Ronald Dworkin ranks 49Before him are Don King, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Michael Lonsdale, Ettore Scola, Faten Hamama, and James Cronin. After him are Arata Isozaki, Richard Rorty, Ivan Rebroff, Caterina Valente, Jacques Demy, and Burton Richter. Among people deceased in 2013, Ronald Dworkin ranks 38Before him are Robert Coleman Richardson, Gylmar dos Santos Neves, Donald A. Glaser, Sung Jae-gi, Richard Griffiths, and Richard Matheson. After him are Manfred Rommel, James Avery, Boris Berezovsky, Ieng Sary, Bert Trautmann, and Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland.

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Among people born in United States, Ronald Dworkin ranks 952 out of 15,968Before him are John Archibald Wheeler (1911), Jack Kirby (1917), James Cronin (1931), James Rainwater (1917), Harry Markowitz (1927), and David Hasselhoff (1952). After him are Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Edward Mills Purcell (1912), Walter Lippmann (1889), Richard Rorty (1931), and Jean Seberg (1938).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Ronald Dworkin ranks 8Before him are George Herbert Mead (1863), Robert Nozick (1938), John Searle (1932), Anne Sullivan (1866), Hilary Putnam (1926), and Judith Butler (1956). After him are Richard Rorty (1931), Daniel Dennett (1942), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Kenneth Waltz (1924), and Jonathan Edwards (1703).