Legal Positivism

Legal Positivism: Selected full-text books and articles

Inclusive Legal Positivism
W. J. Waluchow.
Clarendon Press, 1994
The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism
Robert P. George.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Norm and Nature: The Movements of Legal Thought
Roger A. Shiner.
Clarendon Press, 1992
Legal Theory at the End of the Millennium
M. D. A. Freeman.
Oxford University Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: "Legal Positivism and Deliberative Democracy" begins on p. 65
The Authority of Law: Essays on Law and Morality
Joseph Raz.
Oxford University Press, 1979
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Legal Positivism and the Sources of Law"
Realistic Socio-Legal Theory: Pragmatism and a Social Theory of Law
Brian Z. Tamanaha.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "A Social Theory of Law by Comparison to Legal Positivism"
The Moral Criticism of Law
David A. J. Richards.
Dickenson Publishing, 1977
Librarian’s tip: Chap. II "Law and Morals -- Natural Law and Legal Positivist Theories"
Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes
Stanley L. Paulson; Bonnie Litschewski Paulson; Michael Sherberg; Stanley L. Paulson; Bonnie Litschewski Paulson.
Clarendon Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "Validity and the Conflict between Legal Positivism and Natural Law"
The Pure Theory as Ideal Type: Defending Kelsen on the Basis of Weberian Methodology
Shivakumar, Dhananjai.
The Yale Law Journal, Vol. 105, No. 5, March 1996
Jurisprudence: Theory and Context
Brian Bix.
Westview Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Five "H. L. A. Hart and Legal Positivism"
Law and Disagreement
Jeremy Waldron.
Clarendon Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Legal Positivism" begins on p. 93, and "Legal Positivism and Moral Judgment" begins on p. 165
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