Law and Philosophy by Michael Freeman

Law and Philosophy

EditorMichael Freeman, Ross Harrison

Hardcover | November 8, 2007

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloqium examineshow the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. Law and Philosophy, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series, contains a broad range of essays by scholars interested in the interactions between law and philosophy. It includes studies examining the themes of the nature of law; and interactions between State, the citizen, and thelaw.

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Michael Freeman is Professor of English Law at University College London, he is the series editor for Current Legal Issues. Ross Harrison is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

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Title:Law and PhilosophyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:335 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:November 8, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199237158

ISBN - 13:9780199237159

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PrefaceI The Nature of Law1. Kenneth Himma: Reconsidering a Dogma: Conceptual Analysis, the Naturalistic Turn, and Legal Philosophy2. Sylvie Delacroix: Six paths to vertigo-free legal theory3. George Letsas: Monism, Interpretivism and the Law's Aim4. John Oberdiek and Dennis Patterson: Moral Evaluation and Conceptual Analysis in Jurisprudential Methodology5. Stephen Guest: Objectivity and value: legal arguments and the fallibility of judges6. Christopher Kletzer: Towards an inferential semantics in jurisprudence7. Antony Hatzistavrou: An epistemic account of the internal point of view8. Tanja Staehler: Antigone and the nature of lawII State, Citizen, and the Law9. Ross Harrison: The moral is: states make laws10. Mark Reiff: The Attack on Liberalism11. Robert Morris: Moral reflections on the Responsibilities of Soldiers: the Clue to Devising a Legal Definition of Terrorism12. Antony Duff and Sandra Marshall: Criminal Responsibility and Public Reason13. Brian Burge-Hendrix: The Educative Function of Law14. Kimberley Brownle: Protest and Punishment: The Dialogue between Civil Disobedients and the Law15. Christopher Bennett: Apology and Reparation in a Multicultural State16. Emmanuel Voyiakis: Contracts, promises, and the demands of moral agency17. Claire Grant: Number and Government