A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory

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Dennis Patterson
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 15, 2010 - Law - 704 pages
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The articles in this new edition of A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory have been updated throughout, and the addition of ten new articles ensures that the volume continues to offer the most up-to-date coverage of  current thinking in legal philosophy.
  • Represents the definitive handbook of philosophy of law and contemporary legal theory, invaluable to anyone with an interest in legal philosophy
  • Now features ten entirely new articles, covering the areas of risk, regulatory theory, methodology, overcriminalization, intention, coercion, unjust enrichment, the rule of law, law and society, and Kantian legal philosophy
  • Essays are written by an international team of leading scholars

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Part I Areas of Law
Part II Contemporary Schools and Perspectives
Part III Topics and Disciplines

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Dennis Patterson is Professor of Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and is Board of Governors Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law (Camden, NJ). He is also Professor of Jurisprudence and International Trade at Swansea University, Wales. He has written widely in the philosophy of law and international trade law. His books include Law and Truth (1996), Mind, Meaning and Law (2008), and most recently The New Global Trading Order (2008) with Ari Afilalo. 

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