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The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law By Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law by Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)


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The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law brings together specially commissioned essays by twenty-six of the foremost legal theorists currently writing, to provide a state-of-the-art overview of jurisprudential scholarship.

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law Summary

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law by Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law brings together specially commissioned essays by twenty-six of the foremost legal theorists currently writing, to provide a state-of-the-art overview of jurisprudential scholarship. Each author presents an account of the contending views and scholarly debates animating their field of enquiry as well as setting the agenda for further study. This landmark publication will be essential reading for anyone working in legal theory and of interest to legal scholars generally, philosophers, and legal theorists looking for a starting point towards understanding current jurisprudential thinking.

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law Reviews

Review from previous edition The depth of analysis in most of the essays in the Oxford Handbook is remarkable, as one would expect from such a range of eminent jurisprudential thinkers ... the world of jurisprudence is much the richer for [its] publication. * The Irish Jurist *

About Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)

Jules Coleman is Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. Scott Shapiro is Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors ; 1. Natural Law: The Classical Tradition ; 2. Natural Law: The Modern Tradition ; 3. Exclusive Legal Positivism ; 4. Inclusive Legal Positivism ; 5. Formalism ; 6. Adjudication ; 7. Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation ; 8. Methodology ; 9. Legal and Political Philosophy ; 10. Authority ; 11. Reasons ; 12. Rights ; 13. Law and Obligations ; 14. Responsibility ; 15. Philosophy of the Common Law ; 16. Philosophy of Private Law ; 17. Philosophy of Tort Law ; 18. Philosophy of Contract Law ; 19. Philosophy of Property Law ; 20. The Philosophy of Criminal Law ; 21. Philosophy of International Law ; 22. Law and Language ; 23. Law and Objectivity ; 24. Law, Sexual Orientation, and Gender ; Index

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NPB9780199270972
9780199270972
019927097X
The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law by Jules Coleman (Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School)
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Oxford University Press
2004-01-22
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