The legacy of H.L.A. Hart : legal, political, and moral philosophy /

"This book is the product of a major British Academy Symposium held in 2007 to mark the centenary of the birth of H. L. A. Hart, the most important legal philosopher and one of the most important political philosophers of the twentieth century." "The book brings together contributions...

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Other Authors: Kramer, Matthew H., 1959-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Table of Contents:
  • On Hart's ways : law as reason and as fact / John Finnis
  • The legal entrenchment of illegality / David Lyons
  • Conformity, custom, and congruence : rethinking the efficacy of law / Gerald J. Postema
  • Hart and the principles of legality / Jeremy Waldron
  • Legality, morality, and the guiding function of law / W.J. Waluchow
  • Responsibility and liability in criminal law / R.A. Duff
  • Hart and Feinberg on responsibility / John Gardner
  • Some reflections on Hart and Honore, causation in the law / Judith Jarvis Thomson
  • The nightmare and the noble dream : Hart and Honore on causation and responsibility / Richard W Wright
  • Fairness, needs, and desert / Brad Hooker
  • The basic liberties / Philip Pettit
  • Posthumous rights / Cecile Fabre
  • Are there still any natural rights? / Hillel Steiner
  • The analysis of rights / Leif Wenar
  • On being tolerated / Leslie Green
  • Private faces in public places / Susan Mendus
  • Hart and the liberalism of fear / Alan Ryan