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- ISBN: 9780195155129 | 0195155122
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 7/24/1995
Ideal for undergraduate courses in philosophy of law, this comprehensive anthology examines such topics as the concept of law, the dispute between natural law theorists and legal positivists, the relations between law and morality, criminal responsibility and legal punishment, the rights ofthe individual against the state, justice and equality, and legal evidence as compared with scientific evidence. The readings have been selected from both philosophy and law journals and include classic texts, contemporary theoretical developments, and well-known recent court cases. The textfeatures extensive introductions that make even the most profound writings accessible to undergraduates.