The Concept of Law by HLA HartThe Concept of Law by HLA Hart

The Concept of Law

byHLA HartIntroduction byLeslie GreenEditorJoseph Raz

Paperback | November 2, 2012

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Fifty years on from its original publication, HLA Hart's The Concept of Law is widely recognized as the most important work of legal philosophy published in the twentieth century, and remains the starting point for most students coming to the subject for the first time.In this third edition, Leslie Green provides a new introduction that sets the book in the context of subsequent developments in social and political philosophy, clarifying misunderstandings of Hart's project and highlighting central tensions and problems in the work.
HLA Hart was Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford University and the Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford. He authored The Concept of Law one of the seminal works of English-language jurisprudence. He passed away in 1992. Leslie Green is Professor of the Philosophy of Law and Pauline and Max Gordon Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford....
Title:The Concept of LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.5 × 5.31 × 0 inPublished:November 2, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Leslie Green: Introduction1. Persistent Questions2. Laws, Commands, and Orders3. The Variety of Laws4. Sovereign and Subject5. Law as the Union of Primary and Secondary Rules6. The Foundations of a Legal System7. Formalism and Rule-Scepticism8. Justice and Morality9. Laws and Morals10. International LawPenelope A. Bulloch and Joseph Raz (editors): Postscript