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  • Law, Politics, and Morality: European Perspectives Jordi Ferrer Beltrán; Susanna Pozzolo

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 64.91

    Hauptbeschreibung The volume Ethics and Social Justice closes the series Law, Politics, and Morality: European Perspectives. This third volume collects the papers presented at the third meeting of the series PhD Euroconferences in Legal Philosophy, founded by the European Commission, held at the University of Genoa (Italy) between 13-15 November... more...

  • Ratio Serge Dauchy; W. Hamilton Bryson; Matthew C. Mirow

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 62.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Ratio decidendi is a technical legal term of art in Anglo-American jurisprudence, a concept opposed to the idea of obiter dictum. Ratio decidendi is the reason of the judge in coming to a judicial decision in a lawsuit presented to the court by the litigants for an official decision. Obiter dictum is whatever else a judge might... more...

  • Children's Testimonyby Michael E. Lamb; David J. La Rooy; Lindsay C. Malloy; Carmit Katz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 59.95

    The second edition of Children’s Testimony is a fully up-to-date resource for practitioners and researchers working in forensic contexts and concerned with children's ability to provide reliable testimony about abuse. Written for both practitioners and researchers working in forensic contexts, including investigative interviewers, police officers,... 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$ 187.60

    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...

  • Forms Liberateby Kristen Rundle

    Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 40.50

    In this book, Kristen Rundle offers a close textual analysis of Lon L Fuller's published writings and working papers and shows how his challenge to a purely instrumental conception of law remains salient for twenty-first century legal scholarship. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and the Lawby Marco Goldoni; Christopher McCorkindale

    Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 40.50

    This book fills a major gap in the ever-increasing secondary literature on Hannah Arendt's political thought by providing a dedicated and coherent treatment of the many, various and interesting things which Arendt had to say about law. more...

  • Law, Virtue and Justiceby Amalia Amaya; Hock Lai Ho

    Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 111.60

    In the last few years there has been an increasing interest in virtue theory among legal scholars. 'Virtue jurisprudence' has emerged as a serious candidate for a theory of law and adjudication. This book explores the relevance of virtue theory to law from a variety of perspectives. more...

  • Thinking without Desireby Panu Minkkinen

    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...

  • Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in the Lawby Oren Perez; Gunther Teubner

    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...

  • Law, Rights and Discourseby George Pavlakos

    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...