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The Routledge companion to philosophy of law, edited by Andrei Marmor

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Summary
The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Law provides a comprehensive, non-technical philosophical treatment of the fundamental questions about the nature of law. Its coverage includes law's relation to morality and the moral obligations to obey the law, the main philosophical debates about particular legal areas such as criminal responsibility, property, contracts, family law, law and justice in the international domain, legal paternalism and the rule of law.The entirely new content has been written specifically for newcomers to the field, making the volume particularl
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; Part I THEORIES ABOUT THE NATURE OF LAW; 1 THE NATURE OF LAW: An Introduction; 2 NATURAL LAW THEORY: Its Past and Its Present; 3 LEGAL POSITIVISM: Early Foundations; 4 LEGAL POSITIVISM: Contemporary Debates; 5 THE AUTHORITY OF LAW; 6 OBLIGATIONS, INTERPRETIVISM AND THE LEGAL POINT OF VIEW; Part II LEGAL REASONING; 7 VAGUENESS AND THE LAW; 8 LEGAL INTERPRETATION; 9 PRECEDENT; Part III THEORIES OF LEGAL AREAS; (i) CRIMINAL LAW; 10 THE JUSTIFICATIONOF PUNISHMENT; 11 WRONGNESS AND CRIMINALIZATION
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
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Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (629 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780203124352

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