From positivism to idealism : a study of the moral dimensions of legality / Sean Coyle.

Author
Coyle, Sean [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.
Description
x, 187 p. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Applied legal philosophy. [More in this series]
Summary note
"This book seeks to illuminate the idea of legality by a consideration of its moral nature. In doing so, it consciously departs from many of the tendencies and working assumptions that define modern legal philosophy."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Reflection on law's nature
  • Reason, will and law
  • Doctrinal scholarship and the science of right
  • Legal positivism, doctrinal science and statist conceptions of law
  • The changing face of positivism : from Hobbes to Hart
  • The limits of legal positivism
  • Beyond positivism and idealism
  • Liberal politics and private law
  • The moral nature of law.
ISBN
  • 9780754623991 (alk. paper)
  • 0754623998 (alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2007009760
OCLC
85830804
RCP
H - S
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