Bentham and the Common Law Tradition

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
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $40.00 used (12% off)   $53.00 new    Amazon page
Call number K334.P67 1986
ISBN(s) 0198256515   0198255055  
DOI 10.1086/293047
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 27,195
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Correcting Our Sentiments About Hume's Moral Point of View.Kate Abramson - 1999 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 37 (3):333-361.
Towards a Theory of Criminal Law?R. A. Duff - 2010 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 84 (1):1-28.
Hume's Theory of Business Ethics Revisited.William Kline - 2012 - Journal of Business Ethics 105 (2):163-174.
Bentham on Presumed Offences.Frederick Schauer - 2011 - Utilitas 23 (04):363-379.
Associative Obligation and Law's Authority.Stephen Utz - 2004 - Ratio Juris 17 (3):285-314.

View all 17 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

57 ( #91,381 of 2,163,980 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

19 ( #17,898 of 2,163,980 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums