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Law in a Nutshell: Jurisprudence

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Edition: 1st ed., 1993
Author(s): Sinha


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Law in a Nutshell: Jurisprudence (Legal Philosophy examines the central questions about the nature of law. What is law? How is it defined? What are the essential aspects? Divided into three sections, this authoritative text investigates the various theories of law-metaphysical-rational epistemology, idealistic epistemology, and empiricist epistemology.

Features and Benefits includes:
Timesaving reference guide;
Succinct summary of jurisprudence theories;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Preparation for the Study of Theories of Law;
Theories of Law in Metaphysical-Rational Epistemology;
Divine and Prophetic Theories of Law;
Natural Law Theories;
Theories of Law in Idealist Epistemology;
Theories of Law in Impiricist Epistemology;
Positivist Theories of Law;
Historical Theories of Law;
Sociological Theories of Law;
Psychological Theory of Law;
American Realist Theories;
Scandinavian Realist Theories of Law;
Phenomenological Theories of Law;
The Critical Legal Studies Movement and Its Offshoots;
Legal Polycentricity;
Conclusions: On Defining Law.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Author Sinha
ISBN 9780314013798
Edition 1st ed., 1993
Publisher West