Christie and Martin's Jurisprudence, Text and Readings on the Philosophy of Law, 3d

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9780314170736
Primary Subject
Jurisprudence
Format
Hardbound
Copyright
2008
Series
American Casebook Series
Hardbound - New, hardbound print book.

Description

This book is designed for use in courses in law schools and university departments of philosophy. It can serve as a text for basic and advanced courses and seminars. Readings include excerpts of classic works of Aristotle, Aquinas, Locke, Hobbes, Kant, Bentham, and Austin. Provided also are excerpts from standard works of 20th-century philosophers. The book explores contemporary legal discourse with readings on topics such as sociobiology, Islamic law, the legal process school, legal feminism, and critical legal studies. It reprints leading cases on natural rights/human rights and readings from online blogs, op-ed essays, news stories, and Internet publications.