This book is one of a series aiming to provide thorough but accessible introductions to some of the world's key juridical figures, past and present. Each volume looks at the life, work and wider influence of a particular legal philosopher. The series is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate use on jurisprudence and philosophy courses. This volume focuses on Francis Bacon's legal philosophy. Famous as a scientist, philosopher and literary man, Bacon was also one of England's greatest lawyers and jurists. Aiming to put Bacon's legal career in its proper context, the author examines Bacon's writings and describes how his legal thought related to his other intellectual achievements.
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- Hardback | 200 pages
- 144.78 x 218.44 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
- 26 Oct 1992
- EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom