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The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law : Oxford Handbooks - Jules Coleman

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

Oxford Handbooks

By: Jules Coleman (Editor), Scott Shapiro (Editor)

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Published: 1st February 2004
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One of the first volumes in the new series of prestigious Oxford Handbooks, The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law brings together specially commissioned essays by twenty-seven 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 way in to understand current jurisprudential thinking.

`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

Notes on the Contributors 1: John Finnis: Natural Law: The Classical Tradition 2: Brian H. Bix: Natural Law: The Modern Tradition 3: Andrei Marmor: Exclusive Legal Positivism 4: Kenneth Eimar Himma: Inclusive Legal Positivism 5: Martin Stone: Formalism 6: William Lucy: Adjudication 7: Kent Greenawalt: Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation 8: Jules L. Coleman: Methodology 9: Jeremy Waldron: Legal and Political Philosophy 10: Scott J. Shapiro: Authority 11: John Gardner and Timothy Macklem: Reasons 12: F. M. Kamm: Rights 13: Leslie Green: Law and Obligations 14: Christopher Kutz: Responsibility 15: Gerald J. Postema: Philosophy of the Common Law 16: Benjamin C. Zipursky: Philosophy of Private Law 17: Arthur Ripstein: Philosophy of Tort Law 18: Jody S. Kraus: Philosophy of Contract Law 19: Peter Benson: Philosophy of Property Law 20: Larry Alexander: The Philosophy of Criminal Law 21: Allen Buchanan and David Golove: Philosophy of International Law 22: Timothy A.O. Endicott: Law and Language 23: Brian Leiter: Law and Objectivity 24: Edward Stein: Law, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Index

ISBN: 9780199270972
ISBN-10: 019927097X
Series: Oxford Handbooks
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1072
Published: 1st February 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.1  x 4.5
Weight (kg): 1.69