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Brian Simpson's approach to legal scholarship and the significance of reflections on the concept of law

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Journal publication date2012
JournalTransnational Legal Theory
Journal number2
Volume3
Number of pages15
Pages112-126
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This essay addresses A.W. Brian Simpson’s approach to legal scholarship and the significance of his fiunal book, Reflections on The Concept of Law (Reflections). First, I explain why Simpson wrote Reflections. I, then, discuss how Reflections illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of Simpson’s approach to legal scholarship. Finally, I consider Reflections’ contribution to the literature on The Concept of Law.