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  • Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Webby A. Boer

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00

    Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Web is an attempt to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts, and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in... more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • Linguistik rechtlicher Normgeneseby Friedemann Vogel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    The series Sprache und Wissen ["Language and Knowledge"] is a publication platform for high-quality papers on German linguistics with interdisciplinary focus. The series takes on current trends in the scientific community from a linguistic perspective in order to show how general and expert knowledge are made possible through language and... more...

  • Living Speechby James Boyd White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    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 clich├ęs destroy... more...

  • Logic, Probability, and Presumptions in Legal Reasoningby Scott Brewer

    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...

  • The Methodology of Maurice Hauriouby Christopher Berry Gray

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 68.00

    This book shows that Hauriou’s 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 Hauriou’s influences, then situate his disciplinary methodologies within methodology in general. The central... more...

  • Methods of Legal Reasoningby Jerzy Stelmach; Bartosz Brozek

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 179.05

    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...

  • On Law and Reasonby Jaap C. Hage; Aleksander Peczenik

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 155.18

    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...

  • Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Lawby Wil Waluchow; Stefan Sciaraffa

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    Recent years have witnessed major developments in philosophical inquiry concerning the nature of law and, with the growth of 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 methods of legal philosophy. more...

  • Practice Notes on Business Tenanciesby Jill Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    This book provides invaluable practical guidance to the grant, renewal, assignment and surrender of business leases. The procedures involved are explained clearly and concisely, with each constituent part of a commercial lease being examined, and useful hints given on drafting. The book covers key case law and legislation, the latest information... more...