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Title Analyzing law : new essays in legal theory / edited by Brian Bix
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


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Description xi, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Brian Bix -- I. Theory and Methodology. 1. An Essay on The Objectivity of Law / Andrei Marmor. 2. The Difference That Rules Make / Scott J. Shapiro -- II. Schools of Thought. 3. Positivism Through Thick and Thin / Frederick Schauer. 4. Naturalism and Naturalized Jurisprudence / Brian Leiter -- III. Philosophical Foundations of the Common Law. 5. Supereditor or Translator: Comments on Coleman / Guido Calabresi. 6. Is Coleman Hobbes or Hume (or Perhaps Locke)? / Jeremy Waldron. 7. The Distributive Turn: Mischief, Misfortune and Tort Law / Stephen R. Perry. 8. Of Aristotle and Ice Cream Cones: Reflections on Jules Coleman's Theory of Corrective Justice / Matthew H. Kramer -- IV. Critical Perspectives. 9. Contract, Marriage and Background Rules / Martha Albertson Fineman. 10. The Other Utilitarians / Robin West. 11. Defending the Indeterminacy Thesis / Mark V. Tushnet
12. Choice, White Supremacy, and Coleman: Philosophy of Economics, Race, and the Law / Jerome McCristal Culp, Jr. -- V. Response. 13. Second Thoughts and Other First Impressions / Jules L. Coleman
Summary The articles in this collection cover a wide range of approaches to law and legal theory, including Analytical Jurisprudence, Legal Realism, Law and Economics, Critical Legal Studies, Feminism, and Critical Race Theory. The essays consider foundational questions regarding the objectivity of law, the nature of rules, the relationship of law and morality and the philosophical foundations of the common law, and offer critical inquiries into whether law systematically fails women and racial minorities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Philosophy.
Author Bix, Brian.
LC no. 98024203
ISBN 0198265832 (hc. : acid-free paper)