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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