Philosophy of Law by Joel Feinberg

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This leading anthology contains legal cases and essays written by the finest scholars in legal philosophy, representing all major points of view on central topics in philosophy of law. Its primary focus is to relate traditional themes of legal philosophy to the concerns of modern society in a way that invigorates one and illuminates the other. This classic text is distinguished by its clarity, balance of topics, balance of substantive positions on controversial questions, topical relevance, imaginative use of cases and stories, and the inclusion of only lightly edited or untouched classics. This revision is distinguished in its inclusion of many articles relevant to women's issues and a greater emphasis on concrete legal problems.
 

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Jules Coleman is Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Philosophy, Yale University. He is the editor of the Journal of Legal Theory.
 
Published July 23, 2003 by Wadsworth Publishing. 894 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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