Hegel and Legal Theory

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Drucilla Cornell, Michel Rosenfeld, David Gray Carlson, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Psychology Press, 1991 - Philosophy - 359 pages
The first collection of essays directed towards jurisprudence with a Hegelian theme. The editors are committed to the idea that Hegel is the future source of great energy and insight within the legal academy.
 

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Contents

Hegels Ambiguous Legacy for Modern Liberalism
64
The Phenomenology
78
Hegels Legal Plenum
97
Hegel and the Crisis of Private Law
127
The Priority of Abstract Right and Constructivism
174
Property Contract and Ethical Life
205
Hegel and the Dialectics of Contract
228
Right and Advantage in Private Law
258
Hegel Sensuous Woman and the Law
287
A Reconstruction of Hegels Theory of Civil Society
301
Rethinking the Hegelian State
321
The Inherent Rationality of the State
347
Index
355
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Professor David Gray Carlson teaches commercial law and bankruptcy at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York. He was contributing editor of Hegel and Legal Theory (1991), a collection of essays based on Hegel's Philosophy of Right; and co-editor of Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice (1992) and Law and the Postmodern Mind: Essays on Psychoanalysis and Jurisprudence (1998). Carlson received his B.A. (1974) from University of California, Santa Barbara and his J.D. (1977) from Hastings College of Law, University of California. He was editor-in-chief of Hastings Law Journal.

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