Jurisprudence



Benjamin Bestgen: Law in Utopia

Benjamin Bestgen discusses law in utopian fiction. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 27 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Judicial office and politics

Benjamin Bestgen considers judges and politics (click here to view his last jurisprudential primer). See also our review of Lord Sumption's book dealing with the same theme.

Published 20 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Judges’ quirks and legal reasoning

Benjamin Bestgen looks at why you might breathe a sigh of relief knowing his lordship has had breakfast. See his last jurisprudential primer here.

Published 13 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Trust and trustworthiness

Benjamin Bestgen explores trust and trustworthiness in his latest jurisprudential primer. See his last post here.

Published 5 May 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Working hard

In his latest jurisprudential primer, Benjamin Bestgen explains why there is more to the concept of 'hard work' than meets the eye. See his last post here.

Published 29 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Law, morality and aesthetics

Benjamin Bestgen discusses how moral judgements are affected by aesthetic perception in his latest jurispurdential primer. See also parts one, two and three.

Published 22 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Truth in law

In the third of his jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen look at truth. See part two here.

Published 15 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: The ship of fools

In the second of his jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen invokes Greek wisdom in thinking about the merits of democracy. See part one here.

Published 8 April 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: Philosophical thinking

In the first in a series of jurisprudential primers, Benjamin Bestgen reflects on philosophical thinking.

Published 8 April 2020