Philosophy of Law: Introducing Jurisprudence

Philosophy of Law: Introducing Jurisprudence

By: Prof. Jeffrey Brand (author)Paperback

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Organized around specific questions, theses and arguments, Philosophy of Law: Introducing Jurisprudence helps students get to grips with the fascinating yet often complex realm of legal philosophy. This comprehensive introduction explores fundamental questions about legal systems, legal reasoning, and legal concepts, covering a wide range of topics in jurisprudence including: * Liability * Punishment * Causation * Discretion * Precedent * Constitutional disobedience * The rule of law Packed with boxed case studies, chapter discussion questions, guides to further reading, a glossary of key terms and online resources for lecturers and students, Jeffrey Brand guides the reader through ideas in an accessible way. Philosophy of Law is ideal for use as a core textbook or as a companion to a set of primary sources.

About Author

Jeffrey Brand is Associate Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University, USA.

Contents

Preface Website 1. Aspects of Law and Legal Systems 2. Courts and Legal Reasoning 3. Making, Justifying, and Evaluating Law 4. Law and Individual Obligation 5. Private Law 6. Criminal Law 7. Sentencing and Punishment 8. Statutes 9. Constitutions 10. International Law Notes Glossary Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781441141897
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781441141897
  • weight: 473
  • ISBN10: 1441141898

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