Fundamental legal concepts: A formal and teleological characterisation [Book Review]

Artificial Intelligence and Law 14 (1-2):101-142 (2006)
We shall introduce a set of fundamental legal concepts, providing a definition of each of them. This set will include, besides the usual deontic modalities (obligation, prohibition and permission), the following notions: obligative rights (rights related to other’s obligations), permissive rights, erga-omnes rights, normative conditionals, liability rights, different kinds of legal powers, potestative rights (rights to produce legal results), result-declarations (acts intended to produce legal determinations), and sources of the law.
Keywords normative positions  teleological reasoning
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DOI 10.1007/s10506-006-9009-x
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