Legal Norms and Normativity: An Essay in Genealogy

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This book offers a "genealogical" explanation of law's normativity. The term "genealogical" conveys a commitment to a non-metaphysical type of enquiry. While it explains how law, as a normative phenomenon, comes about, it does not seek to ground law's normativity in anything but the context of social interaction giving rise to it. Legal normativity is brought about on a daily basis. Whether in revolutionary circumstances or in the quotidian need for judges, lawmakers, or citizens to balance law's demands with those of ...

Legal Norms and Normativity: An Essay in Genealogy 2006, Hart Publishing, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781841134550

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