Professor George Pavlakos
- Professor of Law and Philosophy (School of Law)
George Pavlakos is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the School of Law, University of Glasgow. From 2007 to 2016 he was Research Professor of Globalisation and Legal Theory and director of the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. From this position he attracted and managed a number of substantial research grants with a combined budget of €1.9 Million. Since 2012 he has been consulting director of the Centre for Law and Public Affairs, Institute of State and Law, The Czech Academy of Sciences.
His most important personal research awards include two Alexander von Humboldt Fellowships, an FWO-Odysseus grant, a J.E. Purkyne Senior Research Fellowship (Czech Academy of Sciences) and a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship (EUI, Florence). In recent years he has held visiting and part-time positions at the Universities of Glasgow, Kiel, the UCLA Law School, the Cornell Law School and the Beihang Law School (Beijing).
His published work includes the monograph Our Knowledge of the Law (Hart Publishing, 2007) and he has recently edited Reasons and Intentions in Law and Practical Agency (Cambridge University Press, 2015). He is also general editor of the book series Law and Practical Reason at Hart Publishing and joint general editor of the journal Jurisprudence published by Routledge.
Legal Theory and Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Metaethics, Discourse Theory, Egalitarianism, Globalisation
His published work includes the monograph Our Knowledge of the Law (Hart Publishing, 2007) and has recently edited Reasons and Intentions in Law and Practical Agency (Cambridge University Press, 2015). He is also general editor of the book series Law and Practical Reason at Hart Publishing and joint general editor of the journal Jurisprudence published by Routledge.
Pavlakos, G. (2011) Constitutional rights, balancing, and the structure of autonomy. Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, 24(1), pp. 129-154.
Pavlakos, G. and Pauwelyn, J. (2011) Principled monism and the normative conception of coercion under international law. In: Evans, M. and Koutrakos, P. (eds.) Beyond the Established Legal Orders: Policy interconnections between the EU and the rest of the world. Hart: Oxford, pp. 317-341. ISBN 9781849461481
Pavlakos, G. (2008) Rechtsontologie und Practische Vernunft [Legal Ontology and Practical Reason]. Series: Studien zur Rechtsphilosophie und Rechtstheorie, 46. Nomos: Baden Baden. ISBN 9783832931582
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Ann Luk - 'Psychology and Law'
Rachael Mellin - 'A metaphysical explanation of legal organisations as planning groups'
Corsino San Miguel - 'Towards a dogmatic solution for error of law in Scotland'
Federico Szczaranski - 'Norms and legal reasoning in judicial review'
Cenay Akin (Antwerp) - 'Parent company liability for human rights and environmental law violations committed by subsidiaries: Recognising legal and normative aspects'
Sebastian Baldinger (Antwerp) - 'Understanding Laws and the Laws of Understanding. From Statutory Semantics to Normative Legal Content'
Samuele Chilovi (Barcelona) - 'Metaphysics of Law'
Georgia Du Plessis (Antwerp) - 'The Right to Religious Freedom and the Constitutionality of a South African Public School with a Religious Ethos'
Andrew Hadjigeorgiou (Antwerp) - 'The Legitimacy of Legal Obligation in the International Context. The approach of Justice as Justified Reality.'
Irem Kirak (Antwerp) - 'Progression in Global Democracy from Local Governments to Global Decision-making Mechanisms'
Umberto Sconfienza (Tilburg) - 'Environmental Blackmail? Justice, validity and effectiveness of “money-for-nature swap” policies'