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- Hart Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 117.00
An attempt to evaluate the reception of continental philosophy with mainstream jurisprudence. It claims that the reduction of philosophy to social theory can only be accomplished by impoverishing the impetus of philosophical thinking and by transforming critique into criticism. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 68.40
Is law paradoxical? This book seeks to unravel the riddle of legal paradoxes. It focuses on two main questions: the nature of legal paradoxes, and their social ramifications. In exploring the structure of legal paradoxes, the book focuses both on generic paradoxes, such as those associated with the self-referential character of legal validity and the... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 97.20
A philosophical system is not what one would expect to find in the work of a contemporary legal thinker. Robert Alexy's work counts as an exception. This volume is divided into four parts, each dealing with a key area of Alexy's contribution. It is aimed at those working in legal theory in general and the discourse theory of law in particular. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 64.80
What calls for thinking about law?; what does it mean to thing about?; what is aboutness? Could it be that law, in its essence, has not yet been thought about? Exploring these questions, this book reads Heidegger's thought, especially his later poetical writings. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 52.20
Whenever people go to law, they are judged for their suitability as legal persons. Are these the right kind of beings to enter legal relationships and so become legal persons? This book reveals the type of thinking that goes into such legal and metaphysical determinations about who should be capable of bearing legal rights and duties. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 111.60
This book focuses on a specific component of the normative dimension of law, namely, the normative claim of law. By 'normative claim' we mean the claim that inherent in the law is an ability to guide action by generating practical reasons having a special more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 98.10
This book presents the papers and comments on those papers delivered at a colloquium held at the Australian National University in December 2008 to celebrate 50 years since the publication in the Harvard Law Review of the famous and wide-ranging debate between HLA Hart and Lon L Fuller. These essays do not to re-run that debate and they are not confined... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 45.00
While feminist legal scholarship has thrived within universities and in some sectors of legal practice, it has yet to have much impact within the judiciary or on judicial thinking. Thus, while feminist legal scholarship has generated comprehensive critiques of existing legal doctrine, there has been little opportunity to test or apply feminist knowledge... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 102.60
An important part of the legal domain has to do with rule-governed conduct, and is expressed by the use of notions such as norm, obligation, duty and right. These require us to acknowledge the normative dimension of law. Normativity is, accordingly, to be regarded as a central feature of law lying at the heart of any comprehensive legal-theoretical... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 102.60
This book is about legal theory and legal reasoning. In particular,it seeks to examine the relations that obtain between law and a theory of law and legal reasoning and a theory of legal reasoning. Two features of law and legal reasoning are treated as being of particular importance in this regard: law is institutional, and legal reasoning is formal.... more...