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The Concept of Law (3rd edn)  

HLA Hartlate Professor of Jurisprudence, Principal of Brasenose College, and Fellow of University College, University of OxfordClose
Joseph RazResearch Professor, University of Oxford and Research Professor, Columbia University Law SchoolClose
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Penelope A. BullochBalliol College, University of OxfordClose
Published in Print: 25 October 2012 Published Online:June 2015
ISBN: 9780199644704
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. The Concept of Law is an important work of legal philosophy. It was first published fifty years ago. This book includes a new introduction that sets the book in the context of subsequent developments in social and political philosophy, clarifying misunderstandings of Hart's project and highlighting central tensions and problems in the work. Topics covered include: sovereign and subject, the law as the unions of primary and secondary rules, formalism, rule-scepticism, justice, morality, and international law.

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