Bentham and the Common Law Tradition
Graduate studies at Western
Oxford University Press (1986)
|Abstract||This book offers a philosophical interpretation of the historical debate between Bentham and classical Common Law Theory, a debate that is fundamental to philosophical thought and has shaped contemporary conceptions of nature, tasks, and limits of law and adjudication. The author explores the philosophical foundations of Common Law theory, focusing particularly on the writings of Sir Mathew Hale and David Hume.|
|Keywords||Law Philosophy Utilitarianism Common law|
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|Call number||K334.P67 1986|
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