Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World
Gerald J. Postema
University of North Carolina - Philosophy and Law
February 3, 2012
Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, Vol. 11, Autumn 2011
UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1785428
This above-titled monograph tells a critical history of Anglophone general jurisprudence and legal philosophy in the twentieth century as a tale of two Boston lectures, separated by sixty years, and their respective legacies: Holmes’s "Path of Law" (1897) and Hart’s Holmes Lecture "Positivism and the Separation of Law and Morals" (1958). The text here consists of the Preface and Table of Contents of this soon-to-be-published work.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, Holmes, Hart, Raz, Dworkin, Waldron, Authority
Date posted: March 17, 2011 ; Last revised: February 4, 2012
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