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Published: 07 April 2011

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780199580088

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Philosophy of Law

Collected Essays Volume IV

John Finnis

  • Collects John Finnis's seminal work on the philosophy of law, developing and extending the account of law offered in Natural Law and Natural Rights
  • Features seven previously unpublished essays, including an overview of the development and goals of legal philosophy, and analyses of post-modern theories of law
  • Presents Finnis's close engagements with a wide range of legal theories and theorists, from Aquinas and Blackstone to Dworkin and Raz, explaining his natural law theory in dialogue with the major legal philosophers past and present