Biography

Sebastian joined the DPhil in Law Program in October 2017. His doctoral research focuses on legal reasoning and the theory of precedents, particularly on the demands of the rule of law on judicial decision-making. Sebastian is also interested in the philosophy of authority, practical reasoning, and the sources of law. His work is supervised by Timothy Endicott.

Sebastian is one of the Convenors of the Oxford Jurisprudence Discussion Group (2020-2021), and has taught jurisprudence for Merton College, St Hida's College, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Before coming to Oxford, Sebastian completed his Master of Laws at Harvard Law School, where he worked in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Harvard International Law Journal. He is a qualified lawyer in Chile, where he has published various articles on administrative law litigation. 

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Jurisprudence, practical reasoning, philosophy of adjudication, theory of precedents. 

 
 
 
 

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