Austin: The Province of Jurisprudence Determined
ISBN: 0521447569
EAN13: 9780521447560
Language: English
Pages: 344
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Austin: The Province of Jurisprudence Determined

Book Overview
The Province of Jurisprudence Determined (1832) is a classic of nineteenth-century English jurisprudence, a subject on which Austin eventually had a profound impact. This edition includes the complete and unabridged text of the fifth (1885) and last edition. The comprehensive introduction discusses Austin's life, the main themes of his book, leading criticisms of his ideas, and recent interpretations of his legal philosophy. A bibliography and biographical synopses of the principal figures mentioned in the text are also included.