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There are two kinds of knowledge law school teaches legal rules on the one hand, and tools for thinking about legal problems on the other Although the tools are farinteresting and useful than the rules, they tend to be neglected in favor of other aspects of the curriculum In The Legal Analyst, Ward Farnsworth brings together in one place all of the most powerful of those tools for thinking about lawFrom classic ideas in game theory such as the Prisoners Dilemma and the Stag Hunt to psychological principles such as hindsight bias and framing effects, from ideas in jurisprudence such as the slippery slope tothan two dozen other such principles, Farnsworths guide leads readers through the fascinating world of legal thought Each chapter introduces a single tool and shows how it can be used to solve different types of problems The explanations are written in clear, lively language and illustrated with a wide range of examplesThe Legal Analyst is an indispensable users manual for law students, experienced practitioners seeking a one stop guide to legal principles, or anyone else with an interest in the law