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  • Institutionalized Reasonby Matthias Klatt

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    This volume gathers leading figures from legal philosophy and constitutional theory to offer a critical examination of the work of Robert Alexy. The contributions explore the issues surrounding the complex relations between rights, law, and morality and reflect on Alexy's distinctive work on these issues.The focus across the contributions is on... more...

  • Legal Scholarship as a Source of Lawby Fábio P. Shecaira

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book is about the use of legal scholarship by judges. It discusses the possibility that legal scholarship may function as a genuine source of law in modern municipal legal systems. The book advances a number of claims, some conceptual, some empirical, some normative. The major conceptual claims are found in Chapters 2 and 3, where a general... more...

  • Internationales Zivilverfahrensrechtby Wolfgang Hau

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2010; US$ 42.00

    Zivilrechtliche Erkenntnis- oder Vollstreckungsverfahren mit Auslandsbezug sind längst nicht mehr die Domäne weniger Spezialisten, sondern gehören heute zum Alltagsgeschäft in der richterlichen und anwaltlichen Praxis. Gerade in den letzten Jahren hat sich das Internationale Zivilverfahrensrecht, nicht zuletzt infolge seiner fortschreitenden ?Europäisierung?,... more...

  • Readings in the Philosophy of Lawby Jules L. Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    An extraordinary collection of the finest essays in the core areas of legal philosophy, Readings in Philosophy of Law is a perfect introduction to the breadth of issues covered in the philosophy of law. The essays are all classic papers chosen as much for their clarity of thought and comprehensiveness as for their distinctiveness and importance... more...

  • Hegel and Legal Theoryby Drucilla Cornell; Michel Rosenfeld; David Gray Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    The first collection of essays directed towards jurisprudence with a Hegelian theme. The editors are committed to the idea that Hegel is the future source of great energy and insight within the legal academy. more...

  • Jurisprudenceby Suri Ratnapala

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 82.00

    The book provides a wide ranging, in-depth but accessible account of the major traditions in jurisprudence. more...

  • Recht und Frieden ? Wozu Recht?by Bernhard Jakl; Beatrice Brunhöber; Ariane Grieser; Juliane Ottmann; Tim Wihl

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 45.67

    <P>Zwei Tagungen des Jungen Forums Rechtsphilosophie werden in diesem Band dokumentiert: Die Beiträge der Münsteraner Tagung beleuchten die Befriedungsfunktion des Rechts. Sie untersuchen auf der Ebene der Normenbegründung den Zusammenhang von Recht und Frieden in Hegels Konzeption einer Entfaltung des freien Willens, in der rechtspositivistischen... more...

  • Die Normativität des Rechts bei Francisco de Vitoria. The Normativity of Law According to Francisco de Vitoriaby Kirstin Bunge; Anselm Spindler; Andreas Wagner

    frommann-holzboog Verlag 2011; US$ 175.36

    Francisco de Vitoria (1483-1546) wird häufig zu den Begründern des ?modernen? Völkerrechts gerechnet. Seinem Konzept von Völkerrecht liegt eine detaillierte und weitaus weniger bekannte Auseinandersetzung mit den normativen Geltungsbedingungen von Recht überhaupt zugrunde, bei der er im Spannungsfeld zwischen Rechtsphilosophie und Theologie die Verhältnisse... more...

  • The Theory of Rulesby Karl N. Llewellyn; Frederick Schauer; Frederick Schauer

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Karl N. Llewellyn was one of the founders and major figures of legal realism, and his many keen insights have a central place in American law and legal understanding. Key to Llewellyn’s thinking was his conception of rules, put forward in his numerous writings and most famously in his often mischaracterized declaration that they are “pretty... more...

  • Habermasby Hugh Baxter

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00

    Though many legal theorists are familiar with Jürgen Habermas's work addressing core legal concerns, they are not necessarily familiar with his earlier writings in philosophy and social theory. Because Habermas's later work on law invokes, without significant explanation, the whole battery of concepts developed in earlier phases of his career, even... more...