The Authority of Law: Essays on Law and Morality

Oxford University Press (1979)
Abstract
Legitimate authority -- The claims of law -- Legal positivism and the sources of law -- Legal reasons, sources, and gaps -- The identity of legal systems -- The institutional nature of law -- Kelsen's theory of the basic norm -- Legal validity -- The functions of law -- Law and value in adjudication -- The rule of law and its virtue -- The obligation to obey the law -- Respect for law -- A right to dissent? : civil disobedience -- A right to dissent? : conscientious objection --The purity of the pure theory -- The argument from justice, or how not to reply to legal positivism.
Keywords Law Philosophy  Legal positivism  Natural law  Law and ethics  civil disobedience  conscientious objection  obligation to obey the law
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Call number K230.R38.A96 1979
ISBN(s) 0199573565   0199573573   0198253451   9780199573561   9780199573578
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