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Author Claus, Laurence.

Title Law's evolution and human understanding / Laurence Claus.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
 Law Library - First Floor  K237 .C57 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript 258 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-250) and index.
Contents What makes words law? -- How law grows up in a group -- The invention of "because I said so" -- The empty idea of authority -- Ideas that endure -- When should we do what law signals? -- How law works -- Evolution and revolution -- Reading to understand each other -- The life of the law.
Subject Law -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780199735099 (hardback : alk. paper)
0199735093 (hardback : alk. paper)