Classic Readings and Cases in Philosophy of Law

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Susan Dimock
Pearson Longman, Oct 1, 2006 - Philosophy - 713 pages
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With over sixty cases as support, Classic Readings and Cases in the Philosophy of Law presents the philosophy of law as a perpetual series of debates with overlapping lines and cross connections.  Exploring the relation of law to morality, liberty, disobedience, and punishment, this book delves into many social and political issues of pressing importance in contemporary society.  The extensive anthology of cases covers the mundane to the grandest of constitutional issues, including controversial topics like ownership of genetic material, capital punishment, and gay rights.  With its brief introductions to readings and cases and extensive study questions, this book encourages readers to think critically and philosophically.

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Contents

WHAT IS LAW?
4
Legal Positivism I
17
American Legal Realism
36
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Steve Dimock is a professional photographer specializing in bird images. He has won national and local photography contests. Steve and his wife Susan make their home in Bandon Oregon where they own and operate the La Kris Inn, a small motel.

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