Bentham and the Common Law Tradition

Oxford University Press (1986)
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
ISBN(s) 0198256515   0198255055  
DOI 10.1086/293047
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