Appointed in September 2009, contract renewed until August 2017.
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.
Note: Professor Patterson will not be taking new Ph.D. supervisees, but only LL.M. supervisees, in the academic year 2016-17
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 245 / 577
Fax [+39] 055 4685 200
Administrative Assistant: Francesca Duca
Postal address: Law Department | Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Florence - Italy
Office: Villa Schifanoia - VS 34
Working Languages: English, German, Italian, French (reading), Spanish (reading).
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