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Positivism Today

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Edited by: Stephen Guest

ISBN13: 9781855216891
ISBN: 1855216892
Published: July 1996
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £30.00
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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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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.