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Readership: Students and scholars of legal philosophy, political philosophy, and moral philosophy.
John Gardner, Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Oxford
John Gardner is Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford. He has also taught at Columbia, Princeton, Yale, the Australian National University, and the Universities of London, Texas, and Auckland. Called to the English Bar in 1988, he has been a Bencher of the Inner Temple since 2002.
"Every essay in this collection contains many interesting and important claims, insights, and speculations ... this is a most impressive book." - Brian H. Bix, Cambridge Law Journal
1: Law as a Leap of Faith
2: Legal Positivism: 5 1/2 Myths
3: Some Types of Law
4: Can There be a Written Constitution?
5: How Law Claims, What Law Claims
6: Nearly Natural Law
7: The Legality of Law
8: On the Supposed Formality of the Rule of Law
9: Hart on Legality, Justice, and Morality
10: The Virtue of Justice, the Character of Law
11: Law in General