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Author LinkHolmes, Oliver Wendell,1841-1935.
Uniform Title LinkSelections. 1996
Title LinkThe essential Holmes : selections from the letters, speeches, judicial opinions, and other writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. / edited and with an introduction by Richard A. Posner.
Edition Pbk. ed.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996, c1992.
Description xxxi, 342 p. :  1 ill. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: l. Aging and Death -- 2. Joie de Vivre -- 3. Culture and Personalities -- 4. The Life Struggle -- 5. Metaphysics -- 6. The Social Struggle -- 7. The Activity of Law -- 8. The Common Law -- 9. Interpretation -- 10. Liberty.
Summary Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., has been called the greatest jurist and legal scholar in the history of the English-speaking world--towering, brilliant, profound. His speeches, opinions, and letters rank among the most powerful documents of American political and intellectual life. By gathering a rich selection of writings in one volume, Richard A. Posner reveals Holmes in the fullness of his achievement as judge, historian, philosopher, belletrist, and master of English.
Per.Sub. LinkHolmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.
Subject LinkJudicial opinions -- United States.
Add.Author LinkPosner, Richard A.

System Number 000663272
ISBN Link0226675548

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