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The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

Allan C. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343250
eISBN:
9780199867752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343250.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the implications of taking a vigorously democratic approach to issues of traditional legal theory. Allan C. Hutchinson introduces the democratic vision and examines the ... More


Towards an Inferential Semantics in Jurisprudence

Christoph Kletzer

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Starting from the perception that jurisprudence still predominantly but mostly unconsciously operates under the paradigm of logical empiricism, this chapter presents the following arguments: (i) ... More


A ‘Justified Normativity’ Thesis in Hans Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law?: Rejoinders to Robert Alexy and Joseph Raz

Stanley L. Paulson

in Institutionalized Reason: The Jurisprudence of Robert Alexy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199582068
eISBN:
9780191739354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582068.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the justified normativity thesis in Kelsen's legal philosophy, with particular attention to the works of Raz and Alexy. It raises doubts about whether anything as ambitious as ... More


Notes on the Methodology Debate in Contemporary Jurisprudence: Why Sociologists Might Be Interested

Dennis Patterson

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the debate over the importance of conceptual content, apropos of the current situation, and makes the case that this debate should be of interest to legal sociologists. The ... More


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