2 edition of English contributions to the philosophy of law. found in the catalog.
English contributions to the philosophy of law.
Goodhart, Arthur Lehman Sir
|Statement||With an introd. by Cloyd Laporte.|
|Series||The Benjamin N. Cardozo lecture -- 1948, Benjamin N. Cardozo lectures -- 1948.|
|LC Classifications||KA 01 7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||44 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||44|
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This book isn't really about philosophy of law or jurisprudence, rather it's about distributive justice. I don't think it is appropriate in a course on jurisprudence. For what it's worth, excerpts from it were part of the reading in my law school jurisprudence course. TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE. 'But next to a new ~isto& of Law, what we most require is a new Philosophy of faw.'-Sir HENRY SUMNE~ MAINE. KANT'S Science of Riyht ' is a complete exposition of the Yhilosophy of Law, viewed as a rational investigation of the fundamental Principles of Jurisprudence.
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The views have been accumulated over more than a. The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation to the universal questions of justice, rights, and morality.
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