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Bryan, Ian

Kelsenian Legal Science and the Nature of Law

Bryan, Ian - Kelsenian Legal Science and the Nature of Law, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Kelsen, Legal Science and Positive Law
Peter Langford, Ian Bryan, John McGarry

Part I. Legal Science Before the Tribunal of Validity

2. Kelsen and the Problems of the Social Fact Thesis
Lorenz Kähler

3. Natural Law and the Nature of Law: Kelsen’s Paradox
Pierre-Yves Quiviger

Part II. Beyond Natural Law?

4. Natural Law Systematics: Is There a ‘Grundnorm’ in Natural Law?
Claes Peterson

Part III. Kelsen’s Constitutionalism

5. Kelsen and Contemporary Constitutionalism: The Continued Presence of Kelsenian Themes
Paolo Carrozza

6. Constitutionalism and Value-Free Method: Kelsen’s Legacy in Contemporary Challenges
Valeria Giordano

Part IV. Against Practical Reason

7. Hans Kelsen and Practical Reason
Francesco Viola

8. Kelsen and Legal Interpretation
Isabel Lifante Vidal

9. Validity and Correctness in Kelsen’s Theory of Legal Interpretation
José Manuel Cabra Apalategui

Part V. Legal Science and Human Rights

10. Hans Kelsen’s Works and the Modern Theories of Human Rights
Véronique Champeil-Desplats

11. Kelsen on Democracy in Light of Contemporary Theories of Human Rights
Christine Chwaszcza

12. Individual Sovereignty: From Kelsen to the Increase in the Sources of the Law
Francescomaria Tedesco

Part VI. The Triumph of Legal Science?

13. Kelsen and the Necessity of God in the Natural-Law Doctrine
John McGarry

14. Kelsen on Natural Law and Legal Science
Jan Sieckmann

15. Kelsen and Natural Law Theory: An Enduring Critical Affair
Pierluigi Chiassoni

16. Conclusion: Positive Law and the Kelsenian Project
Peter Langford, Ian Bryan, John McGarry

Keywords: Law, Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Philosophy of Nature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Law and Philosophy Library
Categories
Upbringing, Education
 
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319518176
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-51816-9

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