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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Palgrave Law Masters: Legal Theory 6th ed isbn 9780230362048

Palgrave Law Masters: Legal Theory 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780230247833
New Edition ISBN: 9780230362048
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780230013339
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Why do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice?

This updated new edition of Legal Theory asks questions such as these, discusses topical issues such as assisted suicide, and explains some of the answers which legal theorists have given from Ancient Greece to the present day.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
The Nature of Legal Theory: From Laws to Law
An Overview of the Relationship between Law and Morality
The Natural Law Tradition
English Analytical Positivism
Kelsen's Hierarchy of Norms
The Revival of Natural Law: Fuller and Finnis
Policies, Principles, Rights and Interpretation: Dworkin's Theory of Adjudication
American Realism
Critical Perspectives on Law
Theories of Justice
Law and Morality