Readership: Scholars of legal theory, jurisprudence, philosophy, and political theory, general readers with an interest in biography, social history, and Oxford. All those interested in the intellectual and cultural history of Britain in the twentieth century, the study of law and philosophy in the twentieth century, and the history of Oxford University.
A. W. Brian Simpson, The late A.W. Brian Simpson was the Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law at the University of Michigan
Brian Simpson was the Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. He was also an honorary fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford and an Honorary Queen's Counsel. He is the author of several books including, with OUP, In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain, Leading Cases in the Common Law, and Human Rights and the End of Empire.
"In this intellectual memoir, Simpson does a Simpson on his own life's work: a detailed, empirical exposition, enabling the reader to put the phenomena in their historical context." - Timothy Endicott, Law Quarterly Review
1: The Apology to the Reader
2: The Corpus Chair and Oxford Jurisprudence as Evolved by 1952
3: The Gladsome Light of Philosophical Jurisprudence
4: The Elusive Sources of Hart's Ideas in The Concept of Law
5: Cyclops, Hedgehogs, and Foxes
6: Where Homer Nodded?
7: Judging a Pioneer