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Author Letwin, Shirley Robin.

Title On the history of the idea of law / Shirley Robin Letwin ; edited by Noel B. Reynolds
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005

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Description x, 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : the idea of law -- Pt. I Law anchored to a cosmic order -- 1 Plato -- 2 Aristotle -- 3 Cicero -- Pt. II The Christian revision -- 4 St. Augustine -- 5 St. Thomas Aquinas -- Pt. III The modern quest -- 6 Thomas Hobbes -- 7 John Locke -- 8 Immanuel Kant -- 9 Jeremy Bentham -- Pt. IV The significance of rules -- 10 From historical jurisprudence of realism : Savigny, Jhering, Duguit, Holmes, Gray, Frank -- 11 The defense of rules : Edward Levi, Hans Kelsen, H. L. A. Hart -- Pt. V The idea of law repudiated -- 12 Marxist theories -- 13 Political jurisprudence I : from realism to feminist jurisprudence -- 14 Political jurisprudence II : Ronald Dworkin -- Pt. VI New foundations -- 15 A skeptical jurisprudence : Michael Oakeshott -- 16 Postscript : morality, individualism, and law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Philosophy -- History.
Author Reynolds, Noel B.
LC no. 2006273540
ISBN 0521854237 (hbk.)