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Issues in Contemporary Legal Philosophy

Gavison

Issues in Contemporary Legal Philosophy

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9641061M
ISBN 100198256531
ISBN 109780198256533
OCLC/WorldCa233580888

A national publication, the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues is published bi-annually by the law school and is dedicated to the examination of important contemporary legal, political and social issues.. This journal consists primarily of papers presented at symposia usually held at the law school. Recent issues have centered on family law; critical race feminism; law, evolution . Description. For courses in Introduction to Philosophy or Contemporary Philosophy. One of the most successful texts in its field over the last 30 years, Philosophy and Contemporary Issues introduces today's students to philosophy with timely, approachable readings of philosophical significance. The authors demonstrate how philosophy illuminates and helps solve important Format: Website.


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