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Francis Bacon New ed

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ISBN13: 9780804720892
ISBN: 0804720894
Published: December 1992
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This is the first modern book to describe Francis Bacon's jurisprudence. He has long been famous as a scientist, philosopher, politician and literary giant, but his career as one of England's greatest lawyers and jurists has been largely overlooked. Bacon's major contribution to Anglo-American jurisprudence is presented in such a way as to be suitable to specialists and non-specialists alike. The purpose is to restore Bacon to his rightful place as England's first true critical and analytical jurist, and to describe how his legal thought related to his other great intellectual achievements.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
Preface; Introduction; 1. The early legal works; 2. The initial Jacobean works; 3. The theorist as advocate; 4. The theorist as judge; 5. The final vision; Conclusion; Appendices; Index.