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- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 64.99
The law of torts is concerned with the secondary obligations generated by the infringement of primary rights. This work seeks to show that this apparently simple proposition enables us to understand the law of torts as found in the common law. Using primarily English materials, but drawing heavily upon the law of other common law jurisdictions, Stevens... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 9.99
The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation to the universal questions of justice, rights, and morality. In this Very Short Introduction Raymond Wacks analyses the nature and purpose of the legal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 49.99
With a clear, engaging, and informal writing style, Understanding Jurisprudence is the perfect guide for students new to legal theory and looking for a convenient and interesting starting point for this sometimes daunting subject.Key theories and theorists are introduced in a compact and manageable format, offering an accessible account of the central... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 99.00
a ~This is an outline of a coherence theory of law. Its basic ideas are: reasonable support and weighing of reasons. All the rest is commentary.a (TM) These words at the beginning of the preface of this book perfectly indicate what On Law and Reason is about. It is a theory about the nature of the law which emphasises the role of reason in the law... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.00
In 1773 John Adams observed that one source of tension in the debate between England and the colonies could be traced to the different conceptions each side had of the terms "legally" and "constitutionally"--different conceptions that were, as Shannon Stimson here demonstrates, symptomatic of deeper jurisprudential, political, and even epistemological... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50
Well after the process of codification had begun elsewhere in nineteenth-century Europe, ancient Roman law remained in use in Germany, expounded by brilliant scholars and applied in both urban and rural courts. The survival of this flourishing Roman legal culture into the industrial era is a familiar fact, but until now little effort has been made... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00
A valuable and unique contribution both to environmental ethics and public policy analysis of the preservation of species question. Norton provides a critical overview of the range of thought on the issue, presents a new and comprehensive rationale for preservation of both species and ecosystems, and addresses policy issues. Originally published... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The judgment of the European Court of Justice concerning the Kadi case has raised substantive and procedural issues that have caught the attention of scholars from many disciplines including EU law, constitutional law, international law and jurisprudence. This book offers a comprehensive view of the Kadi case, and explores specific issues that... more...
Die Zahlung von Sozialversicherungsbeiträgen durch den GmbH-Geschäftsführer in der Krise der GesellschaftDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 25.96
Hauptbeschreibung Auf die Geschäftsführer von GmbHs lauern gerade in der Unternehmenskrise zahlreiche persönliche Haftungsrisiken, die häufig genug nicht erkannt werden und die für die betroffenen Geschäftsführer schnell existenzbedrohende Ausmaße annehmen können. Um ein solches Haftungsrisiko handelt es sich bei der Zahlung von Sozialversicherungsbeiträgen... more...