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Exploring Law's Empire: The Jurisprudence of Ronald Dworkin

Scott Hershovitz

Abstract

This book is a collection of essays examining the work of Ronald Dworkin in the philosophy of law and constitutionalism. A group of leading legal theorists develop, defend, and critique the major areas of Dworkin's work, including his criticism of legal positivism, his theory of law as integrity, and his work on constitutional theory. The volume concludes with a lengthy response to the essays by Dworkin himself, which develops and clarifies many of his positions on the central questions of legal and constitutional theory. The volume represents an ideal companion for students and scholars embar ... More

Keywords: legal theory, philosophy of law, constitutionalism, integrity, legal positivism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199546145
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546145.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Hershovitz, editor
Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan

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