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Autor: Larry May
ISBN-13: 9781405183888
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 648
Gewicht: 1270 g
Format: 258x184x39 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Philosophy of Law

Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies
Classic and Contemporary Readings
"May and Brown s anthology on the Philosophy of Law is a useful andreadily accessible resource for students and theorists. The editorshave combined classical philosophical writings on core topics inphilosophy of law with contemporary articles by both lawyers andphilosophers, and the chapters are grouped under headings familiarto law students.
Source Acknowledgments.


Part I: Legal Reasoning.


1. An Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Edward H. Levi).

2. Remarks on the Theory of Appellate Decision and the Rules orCanons about how Statutes are to be Construed (Karl N.Llewellyn).

3. Formalism (Frederick Schauer).

4. Incompletely Theorized Agreements (Cass R. Sunstein).

5. Custom, Opinio Juris, and Consent (Larry May).

6. Lochner v. New York (1905).

Part II: Jurisprudence.


7. The Concept of Law (H. L. A. Hart).

8. The Model of Rules I (Ronald Dworkin).

9. Law as Justice (Michael S. Moore).

10. The Economic Approach to Law (Richard A. Posner).

11. The Distinction between Adjudication and Legislation (DuncanKennedy).

12. Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed theMovement (Kimberlé Crenshaw, Neil Gotanda, Gary Peller,Kendall Thomas).

13. Feminist Legal Critics: The Reluctant Radicals (PatriciaSmith).

14. Riggs v. Palmer (1889).

Part III: International Law.


15. International Law (H. L. A. Hart).

16. The Nature of Jus Cogens (Mark W. Janis).

17. A Philosophy of International Law (Fernando R.Tesó;n).

18. The Limits of International Law (Jack L. Goldsmith, Eric A.Posner).

19. The Internal Legitimacy of Humanitarian Intervention (AllenBuchanan).

20. Humanitarian Intervention: Problems of CollectiveResponsibility (Larry May).

21. Humanitarian Intervention: Some Doubts (BurleighWilkins).

22. Prosecutor v. Tadic (1995).

Part IV: Property.


23. Of Property (John Locke).

24. Locke s Theory of Acquisition (Robert Nozick).

25. Property, Title, and Redistribution (A. M. Honoré).

26. Philosophical Implications (Richard A. Epstein).

27. The Social Structure of Japanese Intellectual Property Law(Dan Rosen, Chikako Usui).

28. Historical Rights and Fair Shares (A. John Simmons).

29. International News Service v. Associated Press (1918).

Part V: Torts.


30. Causation and Responsibility (H. L. A. Hart, A. M.Honoré).

31. Sua Culpa (Joel Feinberg).

32. Fairness and Utility in Tort Theory (George P.Fletcher).

33. Tort Liability and the Limits of Corrective Justice (JulesL. Coleman).

34. A Theory of Strict Liability (Richard A. Epstein).

35. The Question of a Duty to Rescue in Canadian Tort Law: AnAnswer From France (Mitchell McInnes).

36. Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California (1976).

Part VI: Criminal Law.


37. On Liberty (John Stuart Mill).

38. The Enforcement of Morals (Patrick Devlin).

39. Crime and Punishment: An Indigenous African Experience(Egbeke Aja).

40. The Mind and the Deed (Anthony Kenny).

41. Between Impunity and Show Trials (Martti Koskenniemi).

42. Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law (MarkDrumbl).

43. Defending International Criminal Trials (Larry May).

44. Opening Statement before the International Military Tribunal(1945) (Justice Robert H. Jackson).

Part VII: Contracts.


45. Of the First and Second Natural Laws, and of Contracts(Thomas Hobbes).

46. The Practice of Promising (P. S. Atiyah).

47. Contract as Promise (Charles Fried).

48. Legally Enforceable Commitments (Michael D. Bayles).

49. Unconscionability and Contracts (Alan Wertheimer).

50. South African Contract Law: The Need for a Concept ofUnconscionability (Lynn Berat).

51. Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Co. (1965).

Part VIII: Constitutional Law.


52. Constitutional Cases (Ronald Dworkin).

53. Does the Constitution Mean What It Always Meant? (Stephen R.Munzer, James W. Nickel).

54. What's Wrong with Chinese Rights? Toward a Theory ofRights with Chinese Characteristics (R. P. Peerenboom).

55. Poverty and Constitutional Justice: The Indian Experience (Jeremy Cooper).

56. Natural Law: Alive and Kicking? A Look at the ConstitutionalMorality of Sexu
Philosophy of Law provides a rich overview of the diversetheoretical justifications for our legal rules, systems, andpractices.

Utilizes the work of both classical and contemporaryphilosophers to illuminate the relationship between law andmorality
Introduces students to the philosophical underpinnings ofInternational Law and its increasing importance as we faceglobalization
Features concrete examples in the form of cases significant tothe evolution of law
Contrasts Anglo-American law with foreign institutions andpractices such as those in China, Japan, India, Ireland andCanada
Incorporates diverse perspectives on the philosophy of lawranging from canonical material to feminist theory, criticaltheory, postmodernism, and critical race theory
Editiert von: Larry May, Jeff Brown
Larry May , JD, PhD., is Professor of Philosophy atWashington University in St Louis, and Strategic Research Professorof Social Justice at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and PublicEthics, Charles Sturt University in Canberra. He specializes inpolitical philosophy, and is the author or editor of 21 books,including Sharing Responsibility (1992), Crimes AgainstHumanity: A Normative Account (2005), War Crimes and JustWar (2007), and Aggression and Crimes Against Peace (2008).Jeff Brown has a JD from Vanderbilt University and an MAfrom Washington University in St Louis, where he is now completinghis PhD.
Autor: Larry May
ISBN-13:: 9781405183888
ISBN: 1405183888
Verlag: Wiley & Sons
Gewicht: 1270g
Seiten: 648
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 1. Auflage
Sonstiges: Buch, 258x184x39 mm