A collection of brand new and revised essays from eminent scholar of public law, Martin Loughlin, that systematizes his work on political jurisprudence - a school of thought that contends the key to understanding the nature of legal order lies in how political authority is constituted.
Introduction -- 1. Public law as political jurisprudence -- 2. The political jurisprudence of Thomas Hobbes -- 3. Leveller Legacies -- 4. Burke on law, revolution, and constitution -- 5. Droit politique -- 6. Law as institution -- 7. Politonomy -- 8. Reason of state/state of reason