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A Life of H. L. A. Hart
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List of illustrations ; Acknowledgments ; Biographer's Note on Approach and Sources ; Introduction: An Outsider on the Inside ; PART I: NORTH AND SOUTH ; 1: Harrogate, Cheltenham, Bradford ; 2: An Oxford Scholar ; 3: Success Snatched from Defeat: London and the Bar ; PART II: CHANGE AND CONTINUITY ; 4: Jenifer ; 5: From the Inns of Court to Military Intelligence: MI5, Marriage, and Fatherhood ; 6: Oxford from the Other Side of the Fence ; PART III: THE GOLDEN AGE ; 7: Selling Philosophy to the Lawyers: The Chair of Jurisprudence ; 8: American Jurisprudence through English Eyes: Harvard 1956-7 ; 9: Law in the Perspective of Philosophy: Causation in Law, The Concept of Law ; 10: West and East, California and Israel: Law, Liberty, and Morality; Kelsen Visited; The Morality of the Criminal Law ; 11: Discipline, Punishment, and Responsibility ; PART IV: AFTER THE CHAIR ; 12: Old Turks and Young Fogeys: Bentham and Brasenose ; 13: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream ; Notes ; Bibliography: HLA Hart ; Bibliography: Other authors ; List of Interviewees ; Biographical details on figures appearing in the book

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Nicola Lacey is Professor of Criminal Law, at the London School of Economics, and Adjunct Professor of Social and Political Theory, at the Research School of Social Sciences of the Australian National University.

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Outstanding biography. He deserves a perceptive biography, and Nicola LAcey has proided one. TLS For me, a biography addict, this is certainly the biography of 2004 Baroness Warnock, The Times Higher Education Supplement impressive new biography Noel Malcolm, The Sunday Telegraph Review This is a stunning achievement. Nicola Lacey has thrown a wonderful light, not only on H.L.A. Hart, the man his life, his marriage, his war-work, his sexuality, his self-doubt, his experience of anti-Semitism but also on the Oxford of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and by extension the circle of friends in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in New York, in Jerusalem, and all over the world in whose company he developed his ideas and made his massive contribution to jurisprudence. Jeremy Waldron, Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law and Philosophy, Columbia University The fascinating biography of a complex and brilliant man. Lacey's account vividly recreates the postwar Oxford climate in philosophy and jurisprudence, and paints Hart's life inside and outside the university with sensitivity, wit, and authority. Simon Blackburn, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

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