The Authority of Law: Essays on Law and Morality
This revised edition of one of the classic works of modern legal philosophy represents the author's contribution which has had an enduring influence on philosophical work on the nature of law and its relation to morality.
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The Claims of Law
Legal Positivism and the Sources of Law
Legal Reasons Sources and Gaps
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