jurisprudence

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Synonyms for jurisprudence

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

the collection of rules imposed by authority

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This approach was reflected in the formulation of the new Russian legal order as an expression of legal awareness (pravosoznanye), the concept coined by a philosopher of law of Polish origin, Leon Petrazycki.
This volume by Oxford and Notre Dame philosopher of law John Finnis is part of the newly established Oxford University Press series, Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought.
Born in 1909 in Turin, Norberto Bobbio,(1) a philosopher of law who also wore the hat of a political thinker and a specialist in international relations, is considered by his contemporaries as a guiding light of postwar Italy.