V.D.Mahajan’s Jurisprudence and Legal Theory is a detailed analytical work on the subject, prepared with precision and clarity for an otherwise difficult and complex legal philosophy. The author has provided with critical analysis of the subject along with various views of the distinguished jurists.
The current edition of the book contains several new chapters, they include chapters dealing with Analytical Legal Positivism, Pure Theory of Law, Historical School of Law, American realism, Natural Law etc. There is hardly any chapter in this edition which has not been rewritten by the author. This edition embodies the latest researches in the field of law in various parts of the world.
The author in his praiseworthy work has used very articulate and straightforward language to convincingly explain the intricate topic of jurisprudence. Undoubtedly this book will be enormously useful for ready reference to students, and practising lawyers. On the whole the book is worth studying for complete understanding of the subject and hence it deserves a rightful place in every library of law.