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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory 2nd ed isbn 9781405170062

A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory

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ISBN13: 9780631213291
ISBN: 0631213295
New Edition ISBN: 9781405170062
Published: April 1999
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This outstanding new volume provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the theories, topics, subjects, and discourses that now feature in the law school and undergraduate legal studies curricula.Written by many of today's leading figures, each of the 42 newly-commissioned survey articles takes the reader through the basic theoretical concepts, problems, theories, and themes of contemporary legal theory.

While the text is written as a guide for the uninitiated, the authors strive to make an original and substantial contribution to the field.Taken together, the volume provides an unparalleled work of reference for teaching and research in philosophy of law, jurisprudence, legal theory, and legal studies.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
Part I: Areas of Law:1. Property Law: Jeremy Waldron (University of California at Berkeley).2. Contract: Peter Benson (McGill University).3. Tort Law: Stephen R. Perry (McGill University).4. Criminal Law: Leo Katz (University of Pennsylvania).5. Public International Law: Philip Bobbitt (University of Texas).6. Constitutional Law and Religion: Perry Dane (Rutgers University).7. Constitutional Law and Interpretation: Philip Bobbitt (University of Texas).8. Constitutional Law and Privacy: Anita L. Allen (Georgetown University).9. Constitutional Law and Equality: Maimon Schwarzschild (University of San Diego).10. Evidence: John Jackson and Sean Doran (Both Queen's University, Belfast).11. Comparative Law: Richard Hyland (Rutgers University).12. Interpretation of Statutes: William N. Eskridge Jr (Georgetown University).13. Conflict of Laws: Perry Dane (Rutgers University).Part II: Contemporary Schools:14. Natural Law Theory: Brian Bix (Quinnipiac School of Law).15. Legal Positivism: Jules L. Coleman and Brian Leiter (Yale Law School, University of Texas).16. Legal Realism: Brian Leiter (University of Texas).17. Critical Legal Studies: Guyora Binder (State University of New York at Buffalo).18. Post-Realism and Legal Process: Neil Duxbury (University of Manchester).19. Feminist Jurisprudence: Patricia Smith (University of Kentucky).20. Law and Economics: Jon D. Hanson and Melissa R. Hart (Harvard Law School, Law Clerk to the Honorable John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States for the 1996 Term).21. Legal Formalism: Ernest J. Weinrib (University of Toronto).22. German Legal Philosophy and Theory in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: Alexander Somek (Universitaet Wien).23. Marxist Theory of Law: Alan Hunt (Carleton University).24. Deconstruction: J. M. Balkin (Yale Law School).25. Postmodernism: Dennis Patterson (Rutgers University).26. Legal Pragmatism: Richard Warner (ITT Chicago Kent).Part III: Law and the Disciplines:27. Law and Anthropology: Rebecca Redwood French (University of Colorado).28. The Sociology of Law: M. P. Baumgartner (William Paterson College).29. Law and Theology: Edward Chase (Rutgers University).30. Law and Morality: Roger A. Shiner (University of Alberta).31. Law and Literature: Thomas Morawetz (University of Connecticut).Part IV: Topics:32. The Duty to Obey the Law: M. B. E. Smith (Smith College).33. Legal Enforcement of Morality: Kent Greenawalt (Columbia University).34. Indeterminacy: Larry B. Solum (Loyola Law School).35. Precedent: Larry Alexander (University of San Diego).36. Punishment and Responsibility: George P. Fletcher (Columbia University).37. Loyalty: George P. Fletcher (Columbia University).38. Coherence: Ken Kress (University of Iowa).39. The Welfare State: Sanford Levinson (University of Texas).40. Legal Scholarship: Edward L. Rubin (University of California at Berkeley).41. Authority of Law: Vincent A. Wellman (Wayne State University).42. Analogical Reasoning: Jefferson White (University of M