The autonomy of law : essays on legal positivism /

This collection of original essays from distinguished legal philosophers offers a challenging assessment of the nature and viability of legal positivism, an approach to legal theory which continues to dominate contemporary legal theoretical debates. To what extent is the law adequately described as...

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Other Authors: George, Robert P
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1996
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Summary:This collection of original essays from distinguished legal philosophers offers a challenging assessment of the nature and viability of legal positivism, an approach to legal theory which continues to dominate contemporary legal theoretical debates. To what extent is the law adequately described as autonomous? Should legal theorists maintain a conceptual separation of law and morality? These and other questions are addressed by the authors in this carefully edited collection, which will be of interest to all lawyers and scholars interested in legal philosophy
Physical Description:viii, 339 p. ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0198257864 (acid-free paper)
9780198257868 (acid-free paper)