Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law

Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107472273
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/02/2017
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

David Dyzenhaus is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Thomas Poole is an Associate Professor and Reader in Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he works mainly in the field of public law and constitutional theory.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction David Dyzenhaus and Thomas Poole; 2. The mystery of the state: state-concept, state-theory and state-making in Schmitt and Oakeshott Nehal Bhuta; 3. Law as concrete order: Schmitt and the abnormality of collective freedom Hans Lindahl; 4. Nomos Martin Loughlin; 5. Carl Schmitt's defence of sovereignty Lars Vinx; 6. Schmitt, Oakeshott and the Hobbesian legacy in the crisis of our times David Boucher; 7. The mystery of lawlessness: war, law, and the modern state Thomas Poole; 8. Reconfiguring reason of state in response to political crisis Duncan Kelly; 9. Gambling and the rule of law: stochastic rationality in Oakeshott's philosophy Erika A. Kiss; 10. Dreaming the rule of law David Dyzenhaus; 11. What, if anything, is wrong with Hayek's model constitution? Jan-Werner Müller; 12. Hayek's theory of the state Chandran Kukathas; 13. Local and global knowledge in the administrative state Adrian Vermeule.

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