ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 2015
29 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2015 Last revised: 7 Sep 2015
Date Written: March 5, 2015
A brief and general introduction to the philosophy of law. The article includes a history of the philosophy of law from Ancient Greece to the present, and a discussion of the primary questions and arguments of the field.
Keywords: Jurisprudence, philosophy of law, legal positivism, natural law theory, legal realism
JEL Classification: K10, K30
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Leiter, Brian and Sevel, Michael, Philosophy of Law (March 5, 2015). ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 2015; Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/18. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2574486