Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Online, 2015
15 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last revised: 8 May 2015
Date Written: April 20, 2015
A review essay (forthcoming in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews) critically discussing Gerald Postema’s Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World (Springer, 2011). The book is an invaluable contribution to the history of the philosophy of law, and sheds light on the state of the field in the early twenty-first century.
Keywords: general jurisprudence, legal positivism, legal theory, Oliver Wendell Holmes, HLA Hart, legal realism, philosophy of law
JEL Classification: K10, K30
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