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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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New Waves in Philosophy of Law

ISBN13: 9780230276604
Published: August 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.99
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  • How will philosophy of law look in the 21st century?
  • What principal concerns and central puzzles will animate future philosophers of law?
  • What methods and resources will the next generation of legal philosophers draw and rely on?
      This collection answers these questions by offering 11 new, cutting-edge essays, by leading young scholars. Each chapter challenges long-held assumptions in the field, and thereby presents brand new research paradigms for the discipline.

      Two to three chapters are included under each of the following 5 themes: 1) methodology and metatheory 2) reasoning and evaluating 3) values and the moral life 4) institutions and the social life 5) the global and international dimension Special attention has been paid to encouraging links with other disciplines, including other areas of philosophy, as well as the social and natural sciences.

      A substantial introduction describes each contribution and discerns general themes that will shape the future of legal philosophy.

  • Subjects:
    Notes on Contributors Series Editors' Preface PART I: METHODOLOGY AND METATHEORY Rediscovering Fuller and Llewellyn: Law as Custom and Process; S.Soosay Analytical Jurisprudence and Contingency; M.Giudice Jurisprudence and Psychology; D.Priel PART II: REASONING AND EVALUATING Pre-Reflective Law; J.Crowe Virtue and Reason in Law; A.Amaya PART III: VALUES AND THE MORAL LIFE Making Law Bind: Legal Normativity as a Dynamic Concept; S.Delacroix Tolerance or Toleration? How to Deal with Religious Conflicts in Europe; L.Zucca PART IV: INSTITUTIONS AND THE SOCIAL LIFE The Social Epistemology of Public Institutions; M.Cohen Two Perspectives on the Requirements of a Practice; S.Sciaraffa PART V: THE INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL DIMENSION Legitimacy and Multi-Level Governance; B. van der Vossen The Relative Authority of Law -- A Contribution to 'Pluralist Jurisprudence'; N.Roughan Index