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Positivism Today

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Edited by: Stephen Guest

ISBN13: 9781855216891
ISBN: 1855216892
Published: July 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Produced by colleagues in the UCL Faculty of Laws, this set of essays looks at the doctrine of legal positivism, the problems it poses, and its significance in legal history.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
Indeterminacy and law, Ronald Dworkin
positivism and statutory construction - an essay in the retrieval of democracy, Michael Freeman
two strands in Hart's theory of law - a comment on the "Postscript" to Hart's "The Concept of Law", Stephen Guest
legal positivism and international law, David Hutchinson
legal positivism - some lessons from legal history, Andrew Lewis
observations on method in legal theory and linguistics, Philip Roberts
utilitarian politics and legal positivism - the rejection of contractarianism in early utilitarian thought, Philip Schofield
general and particular jurisprudence - three chapters in a story, William Twining.