Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory

Paperback | August 11, 1994

byNeil Maccormick

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What makes an argument in a law case good or bad? Can legal decisions be justified by purely rational argument or are they ultimately determined by more subjective influences? These questions are central to the study of jurisprudence, and are thoroughly and critically examined in LegalReasoning and Legal Theory, now with a new and up-to-date foreword. Its clarity of explanation and argument make this classic legal text readily accessible to lawyers, philosophers, and any general reader interested in legal processes, human reasoning, or practical logic.

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What makes an argument in a law case good or bad? Can legal decisions be justified by purely rational argument or are they ultimately determined by more subjective influences? These questions are central to the study of jurisprudence, and are thoroughly and critically examined in LegalReasoning and Legal Theory, now with a new and up-t...

Neil MacCormick is at University of Edinburgh.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.71 inPublished:August 11, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198763840

ISBN - 13:9780198763840

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