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Philosophy of Law: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Edited by: Larry May, Jeff Brown

ISBN13: 9781405183888
Published: April 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £81.50
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781405183871



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Philosophy of Law provides a rich overview of the diverse theoretical justifications for our legal rules, systems, and practices.

  • Utilizes the work of both classical and contemporary philosophers to illuminate the relationship between law and morality
  • Introduces students to the philosophical underpinnings of International Law and its increasing importance as we face globalization
  • Features concrete examples in the form of cases significant to the evolution of law
  • Contrasts Anglo-American law with foreign institutions and practices such as those in China, Japan, India, Ireland and Canada
  • Incorporates diverse perspectives on the philosophy of law ranging from canonical material to feminist theory, critical theory, postmodernism, and critical race theory

Subjects:
Jurisprudence