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Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

H. L. A. Hart


The chapters in this book were written in the twenty-eight years following H. L. A. Hart's inaugural lecture in 1953 as Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford. Originally published in England, the United States, and elsewhere, in many different journals and books, these chapters cover a wide range of topics. They include Professor Hart's first attempt to demonstrate the relevance of linguistic philosophy to jurisprudence, and his first defence of the form of legal positivism later developed in his Concept of Law; his studies of the distinctive teaching of American and Scandinavian jurisprudence; ... More

Keywords: American jurisprudence, Scandinavian jurisprudence, legal philosophy, social solidarity, Jhering, Kelsen, Holmes, Lon Fuller

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1983 Print ISBN-13: 9780198253884
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

H. L. A. Hart, author