Philosophy of Law : Classic and Contemporary Readings, Paperback / softback Book

Philosophy of Law : Classic and Contemporary Readings Paperback / softback

Edited by Larry May, Jeff Brown

Part of the Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies series


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


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 642 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Jurisprudence & philosophy of law
  • ISBN: 9781405183871



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