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The rise and fall of liberal legal positivism: legal positivism, legal process, and H.L.A. Hart's America, 1945-1960

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This dissertation uses new archival materials to analyze the intellectual journey of H.L.A. Hart and his ideas in the United States, focusing on Hart's year as a visiting professor at Harvard, 1956-57, and its immediate aftermath. The dissertation situates Hart's work in the United States in the historical and intellectual context of the Legal Process School, the jurisprudential movement that dominated legal thought at Harvard during Hart's visit.

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Geoffrey C. Shaw
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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