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MacCormick, Neil

Overview
Works: 79 works in 597 publications in 6 languages and 11,939 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: K213, 340.1
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Most widely held works by Neil MacCormick
Legal reasoning and legal theory by Neil MacCormick( Book )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes an argument in a law case good or bad? This book examines this and other questions central to the study of jurisprudence. Care has been taken to make the legal elements of the book readily accessible to non-lawyers, and the philosophical elements to non-philosophers
H.L.A. Hart by Neil MacCormick( Book )

40 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this substantially revised second edition, Neil MacCormick delivers an introduction to the life and works of H.L.A. Hart, noted Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford University from 1952 to 1968. The work includes Hart's ideas on the theory of legal rules, legal reasoning, judicial discretion, the social sources of law, and more
Legal right and social democracy : essays in legal and political philosophy by Neil MacCormick( Book )

33 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A controversial collection of interrelated papers which investigate and argue about issues of concern for contemporary lawyers and politicians. The papers combine a scholarly regard for leading thinkers of the past and present, and a stringently argued view about questions of political obligation
An institutional theory of law : new approaches to legal positivism by Neil MacCormick( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questioning sovereignty : law, state, and nation in the European Commonwealth by Neil MacCormick( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a controversial work of applied legal theory, addressing urgent contemporary questions about law and the state, about the character of the UK as a state, and about the juridical character of the European Union
Institutions of law : an essay in legal theory by Neil MacCormick( Book )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering an account of the nature of law and legal systems in the contemporary world, this book is written with a view to elucidating law, legal concepts and legal institutions in a manner that takes account of controversies but does not get bogged down in them
Rhetoric and the rule of law : a theory of legal reasoning by Neil MacCormick( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is legal reasoning rationally persuasive, working within a discernible structure and using recognisable kinds of arguments? Does it belong to rhetoric in this sense, or to the domain of the merely 'rhetorical' in an adversative sense? Neil MacCormick tackles these questions to provide a comparative analysis of legal reasoning
The Legal mind : essays for Tony Honoré( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scottish debate; essays on Scottish Nationalism( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting precedents : a comparative study by D. Neil MacCormick( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work seeks to advance understanding of the fundamentals of law and its methodology through systematic comparative and theoretical analysis. The research group seeks to achieve this by using an agreed set of concepts and terminology in the analysis of common topics
Practical reason in law and morality by Neil MacCormick( Book )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text offers a clear account of the philosophy of practical reason in ethics and legal theory. It explains how reasons relate to actions, the nature of values and their relation to reasons, and the relation of morality to legal reasoning
Legal reasoning( Book )

20 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The judicial application of law by Jerzy Wróblewski( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Judicial Application of Law is an important contribution to analytical jurisprudence. It gives a thorough account of all that is involved in the idea of ̀applying' law as this is carried out by judges. Thus it explores analytically a vital idea for our understanding of legality as a value to which systems of government aspire. This is achieved by the rigorous construction and examination of models of the various steps involved in judicial decision making, including elements both of interpretation and of fact finding, and by the exploration of various possible ideologies of the application of law. The book takes as its main material for analysis statute-based legal systems in the form these took within socialist legal systems prior to the recent revolutions, being based principally on the law of Poland up to 1989. This is the last work, posthumously translated, by the most distinguished analytical jurisprudent of modern Poland
Controversies about law's ontology( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and legal interpretation( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enlightenment, rights, and revolution : essays in legal and social philosophy by Congrès mondial de philosophie du droit et de philosophie sociale( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyers in their social setting : Wilson memorial lectures, University of Edinburgh by Neil MacCormick( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delivered within the Faculty of Law of the University of Edinburgh between 1972 and 1975, and originally published in the "Juridical Review."
Constructing legal systems : "European Union" in legal theory by Neil MacCormick( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal theory has been much occupied with understanding legal systems and analysing the concept of legal system. This has usually been done on the tacit or explicit assumption that legal systems and states are co-terminous. But since the Rome Treaty there has grown up in Europe a `new legal order', neither national law nor international law, and under its sway older conceptions of state sovereignty have been rendered obsolete. At the same time, it has been doubted whether the `European Union' that has grown out of the original `European Communities' has a satisfactory constitution or any constitution at all. What kind of legal and political entity is this `Union' and how does it relate juridically and politically to its member states? Further, the activity of construing or constructing `legal system' and legal knowledge becomes visibly problematic in this context. These essays wrestle with the above problems
Who's afraid of a European Constitution? by Neil MacCormick( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this text, the nature & purpose of the European Constitution are explained. The author discusses how it was drafted, & tackles some much debated questions: whether it promises any enhancement of democracy in the EU, whether it implies that the EU is becoming a superstate, and more
MacCormick's Scotland( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book analyses in depth the distinctively Scottish themes in the work of Sir Neil MacCormick, the world-renowned legal philosopher and prominent Scottish public intellectual who died in 2009 after holding the Regius Chair in Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at Edinburgh University for 36 years. MacCormick's work, and works about MacCormick, attract both a domestic and an international audience. Readers will gain an understanding of how MacCormick's Scottish roots, interests and commitments coloured his work - both his distinctively Scottish writings and the overall intellectual outlook that informed his broader legal and philosophical writings. The book provides a well rounded appreciation of the Scottish dimension in MacCormick's thinking and writing. It focuses on a number of prominent Scottish themes in MacCormick's work and life and is structured around four key themes: 1) the nature and identity of a legal system; 2) sovereignty, European integration and Scottish independence; 3) the legacy of the legal and political thought of the Scottish enlightenment; and 4) the role of the academic in the Scottish public sphere. Key Features:* Edited by Neil Walker - a highly respected scholar and thinker, and a prolific writer who has edited many excellent collections of essays.* The editor succeeded MacCormick in the Regius Chair and all of the contributors are closely acquainted with MacCormick the man and the scholar.* The first book to examine MacCormick through a distinctly Scottish lens
 
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An institutional theory of law : new approaches to legal positivism
Alternative Names
Donald MacCormick British journalist

Donald MacCormick Brits onderwijzer (1939-2009)

Donald MacCormick journaliste britannique

Mac Cormick, D. Neil 1941-2009

Mac Cormick, Donald Neil 1941-2009

Mac Cormick Neil

Mac Cormick, Neil 1941-2009

MacCormick, D. N.

MacCormick, D. N. 1941-2009

MacCormick, D.Neil

MacCormick, D. Neil 1941-

MacCormick, D. Neil 1941-2009

MacCormick, D. Neil (Donald Neil)

MacCormick, D. Neil (Donald Neil), 1941-

MacCormick, Donald N. 1941-2009

MacCormick , Donald Neil

MacCormick, Donald Neil 1941-

MacCormick, Donald Neil 1941-2009

MacCormick, N.

MacCormick, Neil

MacCormick, Neil 1941-2009

MacCormick, Neil D. 1941-

MacCormick, Neil D. 1941-2009

Mc Cormick Neil

McCormick, Donald Neil 1941-2009

McCormick Neil

McCormick, Neil 1941-

McCormick, Neil 1941-2009

Neil MacCormick Brits filosoof

Neil MacCormick Scottish legal scholar and politician

Дональд Маккормик британский журналист

ドナルド・マコーミック

ニール・マコーミック

マコーミック, N

マコーミック, ニール

唐納德·麥考密克

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H.L.A. HartAn institutional theory of law : new approaches to legal positivismQuestioning sovereignty : law, state, and nation in the European CommonwealthInstitutions of law : an essay in legal theoryRhetoric and the rule of law : a theory of legal reasoningThe Legal mind : essays for Tony HonoréInterpreting precedents : a comparative studyPractical reason in law and morality