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The Resource Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic, Frederic R. Kellogg

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic, Frederic R. Kellogg

Label
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic
Title
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic
Statement of responsibility
Frederic R. Kellogg
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"[In this book], Frederic R. Kellogg examines the early diaries, reading, and writings of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) to assess his contribution to both legal logic and general logical theory. Through discussions with his mentor Chauncey Wright and others, Holmes derived his theory from Francis Bacon's empiricism, influenced by recent English debates over logic and scientific method, and Holmes's critical response to John Stuart Mill's 1843 A System of Logic. Conventional legal logic tends to focus on the role of judges in deciding cases. Holmes recognized input from outside the law--the importance of the social dimension of legal and logical induction: how opposing views of "many minds" may converge. Drawing on analogies from the natural sciences, Holmes came to understand law as an extended process of inquiry into recurring problems. Rather than vagueness or contradiction in the meaning or application of rules, Holmes focused on the relation of novel or unanticipated facts to an underlying and emergent social problem. Where the meaning and extension of legal terms are disputed by opposing views and practices, it is not strictly a legal uncertainty, and it is a mistake to expect that judges alone can immediately resolve the larger issue."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kellogg, Frederic Rogers
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8745.H6
LC item number
K449 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell
  • Law
  • Law
  • Law
  • Law (Philosophical concept)
Label
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic, Frederic R. Kellogg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • Law lectures
  • Prologue -- Logic -- Science -- Induction -- Realism -- Dispute and adjustment -- Principles -- Positivism -- Logical theory -- Validation
Control code
989811378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780226523903
Lccn
2017026676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027999772
System control number
(OCoLC)989811378
Label
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and legal logic, Frederic R. Kellogg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • Law lectures
  • Prologue -- Logic -- Science -- Induction -- Realism -- Dispute and adjustment -- Principles -- Positivism -- Logical theory -- Validation
Control code
989811378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780226523903
Lccn
2017026676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027999772
System control number
(OCoLC)989811378

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