Lon Fuller

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Birthday
15, 1902
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Apr 8, 1978 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1902
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Apr 8, 1978 (75)

About

Former legal philosopher who was remembered for his novel The Morality of Law from 1964. He also influenced the law of contracts.

Before Fame

His debate with H.L.A. Hart over legal positivism and natural law in volume 71 of the Harvard Law Review had a profound influence on successive generations.

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He influenced such future notables as Ronald Dworkin.

Family Life

He was born into a family of lawyers, which influenced his decision to pursue legal philosophy.

Associated With

He taught law at Harvard University where noted mathematician Eric Weinstein once studied.