Professor of Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy
Appointed in September 2009, contract renewed in September 2014
European University Institute
Via Boccaccio 121
50133 Firenze - Italy
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 245 / 306
Fax [+39] 055 4685 200
Administrative Assistant Francesca Duca
Working Languages: English, German, Italian, French (reading), Spanish (reading).
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Dennis Patterson took a PhD in philosophy and a J.D. In law from the University of Buffalo. He has published many books and articles in jurisprudence, philosophy, trade law as well as law and neuroscience. On leave from Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA, he supervises PhD theses in legal philosophy, EU law, sovereign debt and transnational legal theory. His most-recent book, Minds, Brains and Law (OUP, 2013) (with Michael Pardo) is the first full-length treatment of the philosophical issues in law and neuroscience.