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Self-Knowledge and Legal Thought, 57 UMKC Law Review 385 1988/89

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How important is self-knowledge to legal scholarship and legal thought? As law becomes ever more influential in American life, as lawyers assume a growing role as thinkers and policy makers exercising a decisive influence on social choice, the question of self-knowledge must be confronted. Ideology and consciousness clearly play vital roles in law from scholarship to the political selection of judges. In turn, self knowledge is a crucial component of consciousness.

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1988

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