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This book contains diagrams and flowcharts as an aid to the study of Jurisprudence. Designed to help you get the big picture of the theories, jurists, and terms of the subject. Use them to see an overall picture of each before you begin reading your texts, to organize your own notes, and to review and revise. Prepare for your exams by using them to test your knowledge on the details.
- The Imperative/Command Theory
- Classical and Modern Natural Law Theory
- Hart’s Concept of Law
- Hart’s Defense Against Natural Law and Fuller’s Critiques
- Raz, Practical Reason, the Authority of Law
- Kelson’s Theory
- Dworkin: Integrity and Interpretation
- Marxist Legal Theory
- Liberalism and the Law
- Feminist Legal Theory
Jurisprudence: Outlines, Diagrams, and Study Sheets is a collection of outlines and diagrams as an aid to the study of Jurisprudence and Legal Theory. Designed to help you get the big picture of the theories, jurists, and philosophical and historical background of the subject. Use the diagrams to see an overall picture of each subtopic before you begin reading your texts, to organize your notes, and to review and revise. Prepare for your exams by using them to test your knowledge on the details.
This book covers the following topics:
- Introduction to Jurisprudence
- The Nature of Legal Theory
- Hobbes, Bentham, and Austin: Imperative Theory
- Natural Law Theory
- HLA Hart’s The Concept of Law
- The Rule of Recognition
- Hart’s Defenses Against Natural Law Theory and Fuller
- Raz’s Theory of Law: Service Conception
- Practical Reason
- Kelsen’s Theory of Law: Norms and Delicts
- Dworkin’s Theory of Law
- Marxism and Marxist Legal Theory
- Feminist Legal TheoryOutlines and Exam Study Sheets are available for Kindle.
Diagrams are available for Kindle Fire and as a separate paperback.