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The Coherence of Bentham’s Theory of Law

Gerald J. Postema

in Bentham and the Common Law Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198793052
eISBN:
9780191834806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793052.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers again the coherence of Bentham's theory. However, it takes up only two issues: the compatibility of Bentham's utilitarian theory of adjudication with his positivist theory of ... More


Defeasibility and Adjudication *

Richard H.S. Tur

in The Logic of Legal Requirements: Essays on Defeasibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661640
eISBN:
9780191745461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661640.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses several paradigmatic examples of norms treated defeasibly by common law courts and, on this basis, proposes a challenge for contemporary positivist theories: whether any social ... More


Introduction: An Overview

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an overview of the political systems that evolved in Latin America. It also looks at the socialist impulse that was a reaction to the positivist theory of development which had ... More


From International Constitutionalism to Global Constitutionalism: Vision and Modernity of the Thought of Rolando Quadri

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270520
eISBN:
9780190271916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270520.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Professor Rolando Quadri was a leading scholar of the 20th century. He anticipated the vertical changes to the structure of the modern global community. His vision of the international community was ... More


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