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Case of the Speluncean Explorers Nine New Opinions

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ISBN-10: 0415185467

ISBN-13: 9780415185462

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Peter Suber

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The Case of the Speluncean Explorers,written in 1949 by Lon Fuller, is the first famous fictitious legal case of all time. Describing a case of trapped travellers who are forcd to cannibalize one of their team, it is used on courses in philosophy of law and Jurisprudence to show how their trial upon rescue touches on key concepts in philosophy and legal theory such as utilitarianism and naturalism. The Case of the Speluncean Explorers: Nine New opinions includes a reprint of Fuller's classic article and a much-needed revision of and addition to the five openings originally expressed in the case by the five Supreme Court Judges. Peter Suber carefully and clearly introduces students to the…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/8/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Peter Suber is Director of the Office for Scholarly Communication Office at Harvard, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project, a Faculty Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Senior Researcher at SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). He is widely considered the de facto leader of the worldwide open access movement.

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