Ideas of H.L.A. Hart, by Theme

[British, 1907 - 1992, Professor of Law at Oxford University.]

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25. Society / C. Social Justice / 4. Legal Rights / a. Basis of rights
Hart (against Bentham) says human rights are what motivate legal rights [Sen]
25. Society / E. State Functions / 1. The Law / a. Legal system
Positive law needs secondary 'rules of recognition' for their correct application [Zimmermann,J]
25. Society / E. State Functions / 1. The Law / c. Legal positivism
Hart replaced positivism with the democratic requirement of the people's acceptance [Zimmermann,J]