This book attempts to demonstrate how the problems of understanding legal reasoning replicate difficulties encountered in the philosophy of language. At the same time, it challenges the attempts that have been made to harness approaches from within that discipline to illuminate legal reasoning. An introductory section deals with some preliminary matters in considering the nature of the relationship between legal theory and the practice of law, the scope of legal reasoning, and the role of the judge. Then the suggestion is ...

Reasoning with Law 2001, Hart Publishing, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781841132440

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Reasoning with Law 2001, Hart Publishing, Oxford, England

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