The Authority of Law: Essays on Law and Morality

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Oxford University Press, 1979 - Law - 292 pages
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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Contents

The Claims of Law
28
Legal Positivism and the Sources of Law
37
Legal Reasons Sources and Gaps
53
Copyright

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Joseph Raz is Professor of the Philosophy of Law and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He is also Visiting Professor at Columbia University. A Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor Raz is the author of The Concept of a Legal System (Oxford, 1970), Practical Reason and Norms (Oxford, 1975), The Authority of Law (Oxford, 1979), The Morality of Freedom (Oxford, 1986), Ethics in the Public Domain (Oxford, 1994), and Engaging Reason (Oxford, 2000).

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