Between Authority and Interpretation: On the Theory of Law and Practical Reason

Oxford University Press (2009)
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Can there be a theory of law? -- Two views of the nature of the theory of law : a partial comparison -- On the nature of law -- The problem of authority : revisiting the service conception -- About morality and the nature of law -- Incorporation by law -- Reasoning with rules -- Why interpret? -- Interpretation without retrieval -- Intention in interpretation -- Interpretation : pluralism and innovation -- On the authority and interpretation of constitutions : some preliminaries -- Postema on law's autonomy and public practical reasons : a critical comment.
Keywords Law Methodology  Law Interpretation and construction  Law Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number K231.R39 2009
ISBN(s) 9780199562688   0199596379   0199562687   9780199596379
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