6 edition of On the Philosophy of Law (Wadsworth Philosophical Topic) found in the catalog.
October 4, 2006
by Wadsworth Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
The philosophy of law is one of the few fields of philosophy that have remained legitimate in the sense that practical questions and contemplations are not eschewed. Too often philosophical debate wanders into conceptual hallways that could best be described as mazes, but one cannot get to their centers even with keeping one hand on the by: Philosophy of law textbooks examine the nature of law with respect to questions of ethics, justice, and reasoning. Instead of examining what a law is and means, philosophy of law textbooks examine why laws are in place and what laws ought to be.
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FOR twenty-four hundred years—from the Greek thinkers of the fifth century bc, who asked whether right was right by nature or only by enactment and convention, to the social philosophers of today, who seek the ends, the ethical basis and the enduring principles of social control—the philosophy of law has taken a leading rôle in all study.
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Philosophy of law, also called jurisprudence, branch of philosophy that investigates the nature of law, especially in its relation to human values, attitudes, practices, and political ionally, philosophy of law proceeds by articulating and defending propositions about law that are general and abstract—i.e., that are true not of a specific legal system at a.
The Philosophy of Law is a broad-reaching text that guides readers through the basic analytical and normative issues in the field, highlighting key historical and contemporary thinkers and offering a unified treatment of the various issues in the philosophy of law.
In Philosophy of Law, Andrei Marmor provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary debates about the fundamental nature of law—an issue that has been at the heart of legal philosophy for the law is seems to be a matter of fact, but this fact has normative significance: it tells people what they ought to do.
Marmor argues that the myriad questions Cited by: H.L.A. Hart, Critique of Legal Realism in The Concept of Law () 1. Rules need not be enacted by a court to be laws: “There is a difference, crucial for understanding of law, between the truth that if a statute is to be law, the courts must accept the rule that certain legislative operations make law, and the misleading theory.
Though this book promises a very short introduction to the philosophy of law, I use this phrase interchangeably with ‘legal theory’, ‘legal philosophy’, and ‘jurisprudence’. Strictly speaking, however, ‘jurisprudence’ concerns the theoretical analysis of law at the highest level of abstraction (e.g.
questions about the nature of a. Book Description. Philosophy of Law: An Introduction provides an ideal starting point for students of philosophy and law.
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