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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law: Revised Edition

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Roscoe Pound ranks as one of the most prominent legal scholars in the development of American jurisprudence. In An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law, he shows how philosophy has been a powerful instrument throughout the history of law. The function of legal philosophy, writes Pound, is to rationally formulate a general theory of law which conforms to the interests, the general security first and foremost, of society. Marshall DeRosa writes in his new introduction that in the light of twentieth-century judicial politics, ...

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law: Revised Edition 1959, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300001884

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