The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory

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Martin P. Golding, William A. Edmundson
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 368 pages
The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory.

  • Comprises 23 essays critical essays on the central themes and issues of the philosophy of law today, written by an international assembly of distinguished philosophers and legal theorists
  • Each essay incorporates essential background material on the history and logic of the topic, as well as advancing the arguments
  • Represents a wide variety of perspectives on current legal theory

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About the author (2008)

Martin P. Golding is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law at Duke University, where he directs the joint law-philosophy program. His books include Philosophy of Law (1975), Legal Reasoning (1984), and Free Speech on Campus (2000). He is also editor of Jewish Law and Legal Theory (1994).


William A. Edmundson is Professor of Law and of Philosophy at Georgia State University. He is author of Three Anarchical Fallacies (1998) and An Introduction to Rights (2004), and editor of The Duty to Obey the Law (1999). He is General Editor of the book series, Cambridge Introductions to Law and Philosophy.

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