Philosophy of Law: The Fundamentals
August 2006, ©2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Introduces readers to basic analytical and normative issues in philosophy of law.
- Highlights key historical and contemporary thinkers who have shaped the discourse.
- Provides a unified treatment of the various issues in the philosophy of law.
- Enlivened with numerous, everyday examples to illustrate various concepts of law.
- Employs the idea of three central commonplaces about law - that law is a social matter, that law is authoritative, and that law is for the common good - to organize seemingly disparate topics and to bring rival views into contention with each other.
- The first volume in the Fundamentals of Philosophy series, in which leading philosophers explore the fundamental issues and core problems in the major sub-disciplines of philosophy.