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Philosophy of law : an introduction

Philosophy of law : an introduction

Author: Mark Tebbit
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
Assuming no prior knowledge of philosophy or law, the author eases readers into the key theories of law and links these to key philosophical questions often encountered in the study of law.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Tebbit
ISBN: 0415334403 9780415334402 0415334411 9780415334419 9786610160785 6610160783
OCLC Number: 57434400
Description: x, 249 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Morality, justice, and natural law --
Early positivism and legal realism --
Modern positivism and its critics --
Contemporary theories of law --
Law and modernity --
Authority and obligation --
Legal and moral rights --
Liberty, privacy, and tolerance --
Modernity and the reach of the law --
Responsibility and guilt --
Insanity and diminished responsibility --
Theories of punishment --
Crime and modernity.
Responsibility: Mark Tebbit.
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A substantially revised and updated edition, this textbook introduces the concepts and theories in the philosophy of law in a highly accessible way to both law and philosophy students.  Read more...


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Praise for the first edition: 'Mark Tebbit's new book is an intelligent and successful attempt to make legal philosophy attractive both to those who embrace it because it is inherently important and Read more...

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