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Law, Liberty and State
Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law

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David Dyzenhaus, Thomas Poole, Nehal Bhuta, Hans Lindahl, Martin Loughlin, Lars Vinx, David Boucher, Duncan Kelly, Erika A. Kiss, Jan-Werner Müller, Chandran Kukathas, Adrian Vermeule
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  • Date Published: February 2017
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107472273

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  • Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt are associated with a conservative reaction to the 'progressive' forces of the twentieth century. Each was an acute analyst of the juristic form of the modern state and the relationship of that form to the idea of liberty under a system of public, general law. Hayek had the highest regard for Schmitt's understanding of the rule of law state despite Schmitt's hostility to it, and he owed the distinction he drew in his own work between a purpose-governed form of state and a law-governed form to Oakeshott. However, the three have until now rarely been considered together, something which will be ever more apparent as political theorists, lawyers and theorists of international relations turn to the foundational texts of twentieth-century thought at a time when debate about liberal democratic theory might appear to have run out of steam.

    • Brings together for the first time the three most important twentieth-century accounts of the rule of law
    • Provides an interdisciplinary collection of essays on topics of legal philosophy, political theory, the history of political thought and international legal theory
    • Contributing authors are internationally recognized scholars
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    • Date Published: February 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107472273
    • length: 350 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.51kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction David Dyzenhaus and Thomas Poole
    2. The mystery of the state: state-concept, state-theory and state-making in Schmitt and Oakeshott Nehal Bhuta
    3. Law as concrete order: Schmitt and the abnormality of collective freedom Hans Lindahl
    4. Nomos Martin Loughlin
    5. Carl Schmitt's defence of sovereignty Lars Vinx
    6. Schmitt, Oakeshott and the Hobbesian legacy in the crisis of our times David Boucher
    7. The mystery of lawlessness: war, law, and the modern state Thomas Poole
    8. Reconfiguring reason of state in response to political crisis Duncan Kelly
    9. Gambling and the rule of law: stochastic rationality in Oakeshott's philosophy Erika A. Kiss
    10. Dreaming the rule of law David Dyzenhaus
    11. What, if anything, is wrong with Hayek's model constitution? Jan-Werner Müller
    12. Hayek's theory of the state Chandran Kukathas
    13. Local and global knowledge in the administrative state Adrian Vermeule.

  • Editors

    David Dyzenhaus, University of Toronto
    David Dyzenhaus is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

    Thomas Poole, London School of Economics and Political Science
    Thomas Poole is an Associate Professor and Reader in Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he works mainly in the field of public law and constitutional theory.

    Contributors

    David Dyzenhaus, Thomas Poole, Nehal Bhuta, Hans Lindahl, Martin Loughlin, Lars Vinx, David Boucher, Duncan Kelly, Erika A. Kiss, Jan-Werner Müller, Chandran Kukathas, Adrian Vermeule

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