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22 April 1993

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780198258315

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Playing by the Rules

A Philosophical Examination of Rule-Based Decision-Making in Law and in Life

Frederick Schauer

A Clarendon Press Publication

Clarendon Law Series

  • A philosophical but non-technical analysis of the very idea of a rule
  • Challenges much of the existing legal, jurisprudential, and philosophical literature, by seeing a significant role for rules, an equally significant role for their stricter operation, and making the case for rules as devices for the allocation of power among decision-makers

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