Jurisprudence – An Introduction — Revised
This work is aimed at students about to embark on a course in jurisprudence, legal theory or legal philosophy. The author has analysed the various philosophies extensively, and has indicated the intensity of cu
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This work is aimed at students about to embark on a course in jurisprudence, legal theory or legal philosophy. The author has analysed the various philosophies extensively, and has indicated the intensity of current jurisprudential debates in relation to South African law.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: - The story of natural law and its opponents
Chapter 2: - "The empire of darkness and the region of light":
Chapter 3: - The American realists
Chapter 4: - Ronald Dworkin and reconstruction
Chapter 5: - The rebirth of natural law
Chapter 6: - Liberalism, libertarianism and socialism: The theories of Rawls, Nozick and contemporary socialists
Chapter 7: - Critical legal studies
Chapter 8: - Feminism and the law
Chapter 9: - The communitarian debate and liberalism
Chapter 10: - Legal hermeneutics and deconstruction