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  • The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theoryby Martin P. Golding; William A. Edmundson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 94.95 US$ 85.46

    The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory. Comprises 23 essays critical essays on the central themes and issues of the philosophy of law today, written by an international assembly of distinguished philosophers and legal theorists... more...

  • On Law and Reasonby Jaap C. Hage; Aleksander Peczenik

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 155.29

    The first edition of this book introduced a coherence theory of law that influenced the development of non-monotonic logics for the analysis of legal reasoning. This edition contains a new Introduction that fully explores that development. more...

  • The Legal Analystby Ward Farnsworth

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    There are two kinds of knowledge law school teaches: legal rules on the one hand, and tools for thinking about legal problems on the other. Although the tools are far more interesting and useful than the rules, they tend to be neglected in favor of other aspects of the curriculum. In The Legal Analyst , Ward Farnsworth brings together in one place... more...

  • Foucault's Lawby Ben Golder; Peter Fitzpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    Foucault’s Law is the first book in almost fifteen years to address the question of Foucault’s position on law. Many readings of Foucault’s conception of law start from the proposition that he failed to consider the role of law in modernity, or indeed that he deliberately marginalized it. In canvassing a wealth of primary and secondary sources,... more...

  • Lawby Raymond Wacks

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 7.99

    Law touches every aspect of our daily lives, and yet the main concepts, terms, and processes of the legal system remain obscure to many. This Very Short Introduction provides a clear, jargon-free account of modern legal systems, explaining how the law works both in the Western tradition and around the world. - ;Law underlies our society - it protects... more...

  • The Quest for the Description of the Lawby Reidar Edvinsson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 155.29

    This book presents an alternative approach to law, which can liberate practice of law from the grip of theorists. It questions the use of philosophy and theory of law in legal practice and acknowledges the frequent need for profoundly difficult judgments. more...

  • Outlines of the Philosophy of Rightby G. W. F. Hegel; T. M. Knox; Stephen Houlgate

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 12.99

    Hegel's Philosophy of Right concerns ideas on justice, moral responsibility, family life, economic activity, and the political structure of the state. It shows how human freedom involves living with others in accordance with publicly recognized righs and laws. This edition combines a revised translation with a cogent introduction to Hegel's work. more...

  • Law, Ontologies and the Semantic Webby J. Breuker; P. Casanovas; M.C.A. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    Based on workshops and conferences on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Law, this work deals with legal ontologies and Semantic Web applications, covering both theoretical aspects and practical systems. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby E. Francesconi; G. Sartor; D. Tiscornia

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00

    From its very beginning, legal informatics was limited to the study of legal databases, but very early on, the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques started being involved with the topic of the Jurix conference, namely knowledge-based systems. This book includes programmatic papers with accounts of applications and prototypes. more...

  • General Jurisprudenceby William Twining

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 60.00

    This book explores the implications of globalisation for the theoretical study of law, justice, and human rights. more...