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...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: George, Robert P
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1996
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Too thin and too rich : distinguishing features of legal positivism / Kent Greenawalt
  • Positivism as pariah / Frederick Schauer
  • Does positivism matter? / R. George Wright
  • Law's autonomy and public practical reason / Gerald J. Postema
  • Farewell to 'legal positivism' : the separation thesis unravelling / Klaus Füfser
  • The concept of law and The concept of law / Neil MacCormick
  • The truth in legal positivism / John Finnis
  • Law's normative claims / Philip Soper
  • Intention in interpretation / Joseph Raz
  • Authority and reason / Jules Coleman
  • Natural law and positive law / Robert P. George