The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism

Published Date: June 29, 1999 | Topics: Constitutional Issues, Philosophy

Purchase Online

This collection of original essays from distinguished legal philosophers offers a challenging assessment of the nature and viability of legal positivism, an approach to legal theory that continues to dominate contemporary legal theoretical debates. To what extent is the law adequately described as autonomous? Should legal theorists maintain a conceptual separation of law and morality?

More Books

Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality: Contemporary Essays

Published Date: May 3, 2001 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy

This work brings together leading defenders of Natural Law and Liberalism for a series of frank and lively exchanges touching upon critical issues of contemporary moral and political theory. The book is an outstanding example of the engagement of traditions of thought about fundamental matters of ethics and justice.

Learn More | Purchase Online

Constitutional Politics: Essays on Constitution Making, Maintenance, and Change

Published Date: December 9, 2001 | Co Authors: Sotirios A. Barber | Topics: Constitutional Issues

What does it mean to have a constitution? Scholars and students associated with Walter Murphy at Princeton University have long asked this question in their exploration of constitutional politics and judicial behavior. These scholars, concerned with the making, maintenance, and deliberate change of the Constitution, have made unique and significant contributions to our understanding of […]

Learn More | Purchase Online
View All Books