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This index presents terms and concepts relevant to discussion of most important essays in philosophy of law written by leading scholars and offering significant contributions to how to understand law and legal theory. One of the traditional concerns of legal philosophy is whether law that emanates from an unjust state is really law at all, and so does or does not command obedience. Such debates often take the form of asking whether Nazi laws, or the laws of Apartheid South Africa, are laws and ought to be obeyed.

Keywords: Apartheid South Africa; legal philosophy; Nazi laws



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