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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00
The analysis of legal texts in the context of legislation is a previously unexplored field of research. Consequently, this study examines the formation of legal norms using the example of the ?online search?. Taking over 1000 texts as reference material, the study illuminates the discourse actors, the semantic struggles and the process... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
At least since plato and Aristotle, thinkers have pondered the relationship between philosophical arguments and the "sophistical" arguments offered by the Sophists -- who were the first professional lawyers. Judges wield substantial political power, and the justifications they offer for their decisions are a vital means by which citizens can assess... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 68.00
This book shows that Haurious positivist and pragmatic jurisprudence and social theory, as well as their application to the study of institutions, is satisfactorily supported by his idealistic philosophy. The nine chapters first locate Haurious influences, then situate his disciplinary methodologies within methodology in general. The central... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Anyone reflecting on the methodology of legal reasoning faces a difficult task. The number of methodological theories in jurisprudence and the vast literature on the subject are not the only problems that have to be taken into account. Perhaps the most striking difficulty concerning the methodology of legal argument is the heated debate between jurists,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00
The first edition of this book introduced a coherence theory of law that influenced the development of non-monotonic logics for the analysis of legal reasoning. This edition contains a new Introduction that fully explores that development. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 109.99
In recent years we have witnessed major developments in philosophical inquiry concerning the nature of law and, with the continuing development of international and transnational legal institutions, in the phenomenon of law itself. This volume gathers leading writers in the field to take stock of current debates on the nature of law and the aims and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The basic essentials of the conveyancing transaction are of long standing, but recent years have seen many developments, which this book incorporates. As the legal profession has endeavoured to adapt to commercial pressures, so the art and practice of conveyancing has had to respond to the realities of modern day life. This new edition represents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
1999 saw the greatest revolution in civil practice and procedure for over 100 years with the introduction of the civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions. Introduced as a result of Lord Woolf's report on the reform of the civil courts' Access to Justice, the new rules have revolutionized the way that civil disputes are now resolved. The emphasis... more...