Hart's Legal Philosophy: An Examination

Hart's Legal Philosophy: An Examination

by M.E. Bayles
     
 

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This work presents, interprets, and largely defends the legal philosophy of H.L.A. Hart, except for his account of causation. Hart is considered by many persons to be the most important English writer on jurisprudence in the 20th century. The book considers his general theory of law, his theory of rights and of the enforcement of morality, and his analysis of the

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This work presents, interprets, and largely defends the legal philosophy of H.L.A. Hart, except for his account of causation. Hart is considered by many persons to be the most important English writer on jurisprudence in the 20th century. The book considers his general theory of law, his theory of rights and of the enforcement of morality, and his analysis of the conditions of legal resposibility and the justification of punishment.

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' The book deserves recognition as perhaps the most clever and scholarly account of Hart we shall be likely to see for some time. '
Neil MacCormick

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ISBN-13:
9789048142088
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
01/05/2011
Series:
Law and Philosophy Library Series , #17
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1992
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.03(d)

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