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Published: 14 March 2013

386 Pages


ISBN: 9780199675517

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Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Law

Edited by Wil Waluchow and Stefan Sciaraffa

Philosophical Foundations of Law

  • Provides an overview of important new developments in philosophical thinking about the nature and function of law
  • Examines how contemporary developments in transnational law impact traditional philosophical explanations of law's nature
  • Analyses the place of coercion in the theory of law, a neglected topic in contemporary legal philosophy
  • Challenges the traditional aims and methods of general jurisprudence, offering new avenues for future work

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