A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence
Volume 1:The Law and The Right, Volume 2: Foundations of Law, Volume 3: Legal Institutions and the Sources of Law, Volume 4: Scienta Juris, Legal Doctrine as Knowledge of Law and as a Source of Law, Volume 5: Legal Reasoning, A Cognitive Approach to the Law
2005, XCVIII, 1958 p. In 5 volumes, not available separately.
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A multi-volume work, this treatise is a comprehensive treatment of the issues in legal philosophy and general jurisprudence. It consists of a five-volume theoretical part and a six-volume historical part.
The theoretical part covers the main topics of contemporary debate. Individual volumes cover The Law and the Right, A Reappraisal of the Reality That Ought to Be; Foundations of Law; Legal Institutions and the Sources of Law; Scientia Juris, Legal Doctrine as Knowledge of Law and as a Source of Law; and Legal Reasoning, A Cognitive Approach to the Law.
The historical volumes trace the development and evolution of legal thought from ancient Greece through the twentieth century. All volumes are edited by the renowned theorist Enrico Pattaro.
The work, aimed at jurists and at legal and practical philosophers, provides remarkable insights into the various philosophies that have contributed to the development of our current legal systems.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Analytic Jurisprudence - Austinian - Common Law - Common law Jurisprudence - Continental Europe - Dworkin - English-speaking World - General Jurisprudence - H.L.A. Hart’s - History of Philosophy of Law - Jurisprudential Thought - Latin America - Leg - Legal Philosophy