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Published: 14 February 2007

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780198267911

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Institutions of Law

Neil MacCormick

Law, State, and Practical Reason

  • This book marks the long awaited definitive statement of Sir Neil MacCormick's distinctive theory of law as 'institutional normative order'
  • Using the framework of 'institutional normative order', MacCormick provides a rigorous analysis of the role of law in our society and understanding, showing how law creates the conditions for social peace and a functioning economy