Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law, Volume 1 (Google eBook)
Austin, John. Lectures on Jurisprudence or the Philosophy of Positive Law. Fifth Edition, Revised and Edited by Robert Campbell. London: John Murray, 1885. Two volumes. Reprint available September 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-429-0. Cloth. $250. * Reprint of the fifth edition of Austin's magnum opus. Austin [1790-1859] was the founder of English analytical jurisprudence and the first to subject the law to inductive analysis. First published in 1861, this work is a landmark in the development of modern legal thought. Its most important contributions were the strict delimitation of law and its distinction from morality, elaboration of the idea of law as a kind of command and the close examination of such common legal terms as right, duty, liberty, injury and punishment. The editions edited by Campbell had a profound influence on Anglo-American jurisprudential thinking. This is especially true of this edition, which is widely regarded as the best.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
absolute action advert alienation analogous annexed applied arise Blackstone civil command common commonly consequence considered contract Courts delicts denotes desire distinction distinguished division duration edicts emphyteusis English law Eoman Law Eoman Lawyers Equity ex delicto example expression fact given heir immediately incapacities injury intention judges judicial decisions judiciary law jura jurisprudence jurists jus civile jus gentium jus in rem Justinian Law of Persons Law of Things Lect Lecture legislation legislature Leot matter meaning merely modes nature objects owner Pandects particular party peculiar political positive law positive morality Praetors principle properly so called purpose quasi-contracts quasi-delict remark resides rights and duties rights and obligations rights in personam rights in rem rights or duties Roman rules sanction sense servitude shew signifies society sovereign specific status or condition statute law styled subordinate supreme term tion tribunals unwritten law violations
Page 89 - The evil which will probably be incurred in case a command be disobeyed or ( to use an equivalent expression ) in case a duty be broken, is frequently called a sanction, or an enforcement of obedience.
All Book Search results »
Foreign Investment in China: The Administrative Legal System
Peter Howard Corne
No preview available - 1997