Legal Interpretation: Perspectives From Other Disciplines and Private Texts

Oxford University Press (2010)
Introduction: dimensions of inquiry -- Speaker intent and convention; linguistic meaning and pragmatics; Vagueness and indeterminacy: three topics in the philosophy of language -- Literary interpretation, performance art, and related subjects -- Religious interpretation -- General theories of interpretation -- Starting from the bottom: informal instructions -- The law of agency -- Wills -- Contracts -- Judicial alterations of textual provisions: Cy Pres and relatives -- Conclusion and a comparison.
Keywords Law Interpretation and construction  Law Philosophy  Comparative law
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Call number K296.G734 2010
ISBN(s) 0199756139   9780199756131
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