Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Jurisprudence is aimed at students new to the study of legal philosophy, also offering new ideas and perspectives that will be of interest to established scholars. Bix seeks to explain the often complex and difficult ideas in Jurisprudence clearly, but in a way that avoids distortion of the ideas through over-simplification. As well as introducing the reader to the fundamental themes in legal philosophy, it also describes and comments critically on the writing of the foremost legal theorists.
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The email addresses you provide will not be used for any other purpose. You can view a detailed privacy statement here. Your email has been sent. Theory and Context. Author: Professor Brian Bix. Invalid code. Promotion code:. An excellent introduction to jurisprudence, explaining the often complex and difficult ideas in legal philosophy clearly and concisely.
This book will engage readers with the fundamental themes in legal philosophy and the foremost legal theorists, and equip the reader with the tools and knowledge to delve deeper. This edition brings the discussion up-to-date, taking into account the most recent scholarly work. A textbook for students of Jurisprudence, presenting the themes, theories, primary texts and protagonists in jurisprudential thinking, giving the reader a solid grounding in the subject and inspiring and enabling them to locate, read and understand the primary texts.
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Jurisprudence: Theory and Context
For many students, the question has a simple answer: for them, it is a required course which they must pass in order to graduate. For students in this situation, the questions about any jurisprudence book will be whether it can help them to learn enough of the material to pass the course or to do sufficiently well in the course that their overall class standing is not adversely affected. However, even students who have such a "minimal survival" attitude towards the subject might want to know what further advantage they might obtain from whatever knowledge of the subject they happen to pick up. At the practical level, reading and participating in jurisprudential discussions develops the ability to analyse and to think critically and creatively about the law.
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