This is a volume that is important and often exciting...we have a book in our hands that is worth reading and reflecting on. Social and Legal Studies 16 (3) Reading this book - carefully and critically - helps in clarifying these complex relationships between method and substance and between legal philosophy and other areas of philosophy, issues about which legal philosophers are still much in the shade. Danny Priel Modern Law Review 2006 .one of the main attractions of Jurisprudence or Legal Science is that it invites the reader to think along with the authors. Jaap Hage Rechtsfilosofie en Rechtstheorie Oct 06 If we focus on this last opposition (legal theory as a study of the nature of law vs. legal theory as a situated enquiry of specific legal practices) we are in the best condition to both have a full grasp of the dilemma dealt with in Jurisprudence or Legal Science? and appreciate the originality of the contributions comprised in this volume. Stefano Bertea Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly Oct 06 As a whole, the contributions of the volume demonstrate at a high level the complexity of the topic as well as the various jurisprudential problems that are linked to it. Jan Sieckman Archiv fuer Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie Oct 06
About the Author
Sean Coyle is a Reader in the Faculty of Law at University College London. George Pavlakos is Lecturer in Jurisprudence at Queen's University Belfast. From summer 2007 he will be Research Chair in Globalisation and Legal Theory at Antwerp University.