Law and the Limits of Reason


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Human reason is limited. What are the consequences of this fact for the contested lawmaking claims between courts, legislatures and the executive branch? In light of the limits of reason, how should legal institutions be designed? In Law and the Limits of Reason , Adrian Vermeule criticizes the view that the limits of reason counsel in favor of judicial lawmaking in the style of the common law. He argues that there is no logical connection between the limits of reason, on the one hand, and the superiority of common ...

Law and the Limits of Reason 2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199914098

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Law and the Limits of Reason 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195383768