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On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Martin Shapiro and Alec Stone Sweet

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Across the globe, the domain of the litigator and the judge has radically expanded, making it increasingly difficult for those who study comparative and international politics, public policy, and ... More


Glanville Llewelyn Williams 1911–1997

P. R. Glazebrook

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0021
Subject:
History, Historiography

Glanville Williams was an eminent jurist, specialising in criminal law, the publication of whose Criminal Law: The General Part in 1953 transformed scholarly and professional attitudes to its ... More


From Protestant Idealism to Scientific Pragmatism

Evan Tsen Lee

in Judicial Restraint in America: How the Ageless Wisdom of the Federal Courts was Invented

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195340341
eISBN:
9780199867240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340341.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the clash between Protestant idealism and secular or scientific pragmatism that was evident during the American culture wars had a direct counterpart in American ... More


Leibniz: A Contribution to the Archaeology of Power

Stephen Connelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474418065
eISBN:
9781474495738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418065.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The concept of power has been a major feature of natural law theories. It evolved over the course of several centuries and was arguably the defining notion in both Hobbes’ and Spinoza’s doctrines of ... More


Jurisprudence 1

Barry Nicholas

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The state of legal education in England had been a cause for public concern for some twenty years before the creation of the School of Law and Modern History at Oxford University in 1850. Such ... More


The Province of Jurisprudence Compromised

Allan C. Hutchinson

in The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343250
eISBN:
9780199867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343250.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of this book, which is to expose the failings and frailties of analytical jurisprudence and suggest an alternative approach to legal theory. It ... More


The Province of Jurisprudence Revisited

Allan C. Hutchinson

in The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343250
eISBN:
9780199867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343250.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reviews Austin's approach to jurisprudence and traces its continuing influence on the performance of jurisprudence today. Rather than offer a flat chronological narrative, it presents a ... More


The Corpus Chair and Oxford Jurisprudence as Evolved by 1952

AW Brian Simpson

in Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693320
eISBN:
9780191731983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693320.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter details how it came about that Hart was elected to the Oxford Chair of Jurisprudence on 9 February 1952, a position which had begun life back in the 19th century in order to provide Sir ... More


Religion and the World in Historical Perspective

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter problematises common assumptions about East/West and Islam/West divisions relating to religion, society and the state. It examines the concrete positions and functions of religion and ... More


Selling Philosophy to the Lawyers: The Chair of Jurisprudence

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on H. L. A. Hart's experiences as Chair of Jurisprudence at University College. Herbert's inaugural lecture as Professor of Jurisprudence, ‘Definition and Theory in ... More


Is There an “American” Jurisprudence? *

BRIAN LEITER

in Naturalizing Jurisprudence: Essays on American Legal Realism and Naturalism in Legal Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199206490
eISBN:
9780191715020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206490.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter shifts the focus from the philosophical response to Realism to that within academic law. It uses Neil Duxbury's interesting, if sometimes quite misleading, book Patterns of American ... More


Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

Werner Schäfke

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the medieval Icelandic law book Grágás as it is contained in the medieval manuscripts Staðarhólsbók (AM 334 fol.) and Konungsbók (GKS 1157 fol.), and explores in what ways the ... More


Forced Disappearances in the Inter-American Human Rights System

Sandra Serrano

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter explains the approach taken toward disappearances by the mechanisms that comprise the Inter-American System of Human Rights. Inter-American jurisprudence is a tool that is not only useful ... More


Where Dignity Ends and uBuntu Begins: A Response by Yvonne Mokgoro and Stu Woolman

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter was written by an Emeritus Consttutional Judge and a South African Professor as a response to Chapter 8. Emeritus Justice Yvonne Mokgoro is known as one of the leading scholars of ... More


Tchaikovsky's Early Years

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's innate abilities as a child attracted no particular attention from his parents, and when he would come home from school on holiday, the house was completely lacking in ... More


Childhood and Youth in St. Petersburg

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When and why Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's parents decided on the School of Jurisprudence is unknown. In late summer, Alexandra Andreyevna Assier left Alapaevsk to matriculate Pyotr, and so began the ... More


Civil Service (1859–1863)

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky graduated from the School of Jurisprudence on May 13, 1859 and was posted to the Ministry of Justice five days later. Pyotr may have needed the settling effect of a job. ... More


The Construction of Memory through Law and Law's Responsiveness to Children 1

Ya'ir Ronen

in Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Society's unacknowledged conflict over its collective memory and the question of responsibility to the Other encourages the politicization of empathy towards children. What we fail to acknowledge is ... More


Prologue: Reading the Law ‘Made Strange’

Timothy D. Peters

in A Theological Jurisprudence of Speculative Cinema: Superheroes, Science Fictions and Fantasies of Modern Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474424004
eISBN:
9781399509435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424004.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This Prologue provides the background and context for the series of critical readings undertaken throughout the book, and the overarching argument for a theological jurisprudence of speculative ... More


‘If more people valued home above gold this world would be a merrier place’: Hospitality, Gift-exchange and the Theological Jurisprudence of J. R. R. Tolkien’s and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit

Timothy D. Peters

in A Theological Jurisprudence of Speculative Cinema: Superheroes, Science Fictions and Fantasies of Modern Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474424004
eISBN:
9781399509435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424004.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Through a reading of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Peter Jackson’s cinematic interpretation of it, this Chapter argues for a love beyond the law—a charity that challenges the aporias of modern ... More


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