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Call # K235 .B58 2005
Title The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of law and legal theory / edited by Martin P. Golding and William A. Edmundson
Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
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Descript. ix, 355 p. ; 25 cm
Series Blackwell philosophy guides ; 18
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Philosophy
Alt Author Golding, Martin P. (Martin Philip), 1930-
Edmundson, William A. (William Atkins), 1948-
OCLC # 55600932
Table of Contents
 Introduction / William A. Edmundson1
1Natural law theory / Mark C. Murphy15
2Legal positivism / Brian H. Bix29
3American legal realism / Brian Leiter50
4Economic rationality in the analysis of legal rules and institutions / Lewis A. Kornhauser67
5Critical legal theory / Mark V. Tushnet80
6Four themes in feminist legal theory : difference, dominance, domesticity, and denial / Patricia Smith90
7Criminal law theory / Douglas Husak107
8Philosophy of tort law / Benjamin C. Zipursky122
9Contract theory / Eric A. Posner138
10The commons and the anticommons in the law and theory of property / Stephen R. Munzer148
11Legal evidence / Alvin I. Goldman163
12Legal and moral obligation / Matthew H. Kramer179
13Theories of rights / Alon Harel191
14A contractarian approach to punishment / Claire Finkelstein207
15Responsibility / Martin P. Golding221
16Legislation / Jeremy J. Waldron236
17Constitutionalism / Larry A. Alexander248
18Adjudication and legal reasoning / Richard Warner259
19Privacy / William A. Edmundson271
20Continental perspectives on natural law theory and legal positivism / Jes Bjarup287
21Some contemporary trends in continental philosophy of law / Guy Haarscher300
22Objectivity / Nicos Stavropoulos315
23Can there be a theory of law? / Joseph Raz324