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Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory

An Anthology (Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies)

by Dennis Patterson

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages432
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Open LibraryOL7609516M
ISBN 100631202870
ISBN 109780631202875

The legal category is not scientific precisely because legal concepts —the concepts of legal dogmatics, of the “general theory of law” and its successor, legal theory viewed as “science”— are structurally evaluative and grounded upon stances that are irremediably moral and political. Legal ethics are defined as an ethical code governing the conduct of persons engaged in the practice of law and more generally in the legal sector including paralegals and private investigators. In the United States, legal ethics are regulated by individual states and territories governments, who have a code of professional conduct for legal.

Represents a survey of philosophy of law and legal theory for students and specialists alike. This volume includes articles that provide an overview of the basic theoretical concepts, theories, topics, philosophical issues, and themes that feature in the law school and undergraduate legal . I: The Function of Legal Philosophy. FOR twenty-four hundred years—from the Greek thinkers of the fifth century bc, who asked whether right was right by nature or only by enactment and convention, to the social philosophers of today, who seek the ends, the ethical basis and the enduring principles of social control—the philosophy of law has taken a leading rôle in all study of human.

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The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory. Comprises 23 essays critical essays on the central themes and issues of the philosophy of law today, written by an international assembly of distinguished philosophers and legal theorists5/5(2).

Martin P. Golding is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law at Duke University, where he directs the joint law-philosophy program. His books include Philosophy of Law (), Legal Reasoning (), and Free Speech on Campus ().

He is also editor of Jewish Law and Legal Theory (). William A. Edmundson is Professor of Law and of Philosophy at Georgia. Introduction to the Problems of Legal Theory: A Translation of the First Edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure Theory of Law Hans Kelsen.

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The articles in this new edition of A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory have been updated throughout, and the addition of ten new articles ensures that the volume continues to offer the most up-to-date coverage of current thinking in legal philosophy.

Represents the definitive handbook of philosophy of law and contemporary legal theory, invaluable to anyone with an interest in. A Companion to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory. Written by an international assembly of leading scholars, this volume represents an unparallel survey of philosophy of law and legal theory for students and specialists alike.

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A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory by Dennis Patterson,He has written widely in the philosophy of law and international trade law. His books include Law and Truth (), Mind, Meaning and Law (), and most recently The New Global Trading Order () with Ari Afilalo.

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The journal publishes articles that use all approaches in both fields. In addition, it publishes work in any of the major legal traditions, including common law, civil law, and the socialist tradition.

Postmodern Philosophy and Law bridges the gap between Anglo-American jurisprudence and postmodern theory by discussing not only traditional approaches such as natural law theory and legal positivism but also continental philosophy and critical legal studies.

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Law, Rights and Discourse: The Legal Philosophy of Robert Alexy (Legal Theory Today) George Pavlakos A philosophical system is not what one would expect to find in the work of a contemporary legal.

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Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory.Philosophy of law, also called jurisprudence, branch of philosophy that investigates the nature of law, especially in its relation to human values, attitudes, practices, and political ionally, philosophy of law proceeds by articulating and defending propositions about law that are general and abstract—i.e., that are true not of a specific legal system at a particular time.Law commonly refers to a system of rules created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior, with its precise definition a matter of longstanding debate.

It has been variously described as a science and the art of justice. State-enforced laws can be made by a group legislature or by a single legislator, resulting in statutes; by the executive through decrees.