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  1. Brian E. Butler (2003). Aesthetics and American Law. Legal Studies Forum (1):203-220.score: 120.0
  2. Evental Aesthetics (2013). Animals and Aesthetics (Volume 2, Number 2, 2013). Evental Aesthetics 2 (2):1-123.score: 120.0
    In this special issue on animals and aesthetics, contributors explore encounters with animals in art and thought.
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  3. Costas Douzinas (1994). Justice Miscarried: Ethics and Aesthetics in Law. Harvester Wheatsheaf.score: 120.0
  4. Daniel J. Boorstin (1941/1996). The Mysterious Science of the Law: An Essay on Blackstone's Commentaries Showing How Blackstone, Employing Eighteenth Century Ideas of Science, Religion, History, Aesthetics, and Philosophy, Made of the Law at Once a Conservative and a Mysterious Science. University of Chicago Press.score: 90.0
    Referred to as the "bible of American lawyers," Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England shaped the principles of law in both England and America when its first volume appeared in 1765. For the next century that law remained what Blackstone made of it. Daniel J. Boorstin examines why Commentaries became the most essential knowledge that any lawyer needed to acquire. Set against the intellectual values of the eighteenth century-and the notions of Reason, Nature, and the Sublime-- Commentaries is at (...)
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  5. L. Ryan Musgrave (2003). Liberal Feminism, From Law to Art: The Impact of Feminist Jurisprudence on Feminist Aesthetics. Hypatia 18 (4):214-235.score: 78.0
    : This essay explores how early approaches in feminist aesthetics drew on concepts honed in the field of feminist legal theory, especially conceptions of oppression and equality. I argue that by importing these feminist legal concepts, many early feminist accounts of how art is political depended largely on a distinctly liberal version of politics. I offer a critique of liberal feminist aesthetics, indicating ways recent work in the field also turns toward critical feminist aesthetics as an alternative.
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  6. Rodrigo Ferrada Stoehrel (2013). The Legal Image's Forgotten Aesthetics. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 26 (3):555-577.score: 78.0
    Aesthetics and communications theories are often applied to art, media and popular culture but not within legal empirical (audiovisual) material—despite the fact that a judicial and legal process comprises a palpable utilisation of the visual as evidence of an historical reality. Based on four distinct Swedish cases, this study analyses the court’s reasoning, interpretation and use of (audio)visual evidence. Inspired by an embodied film theory, Benjamin’s thoughts on the technical-dramaturgical components of the camera and the later Barthes’ notion of (...)
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  7. Chad Mccracken (2009). The Aesthetics of International Law by Morgan, Ed. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (3):355-357.score: 78.0
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  8. Judith E. Grbich (1999). Semiotics and Law Down-Under – Aesthetics in Christian Juridico-Theological Tracts: The Wanderings of Faith and Nomos. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 12 (4):351-368.score: 78.0
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  9. Gerhard Pfafferott (1991). Ethics on the Testing-Bench. An Empirical Foundation of Law, Morality and Justice, and a Critique of Political Aesthetics. Philosophy and History 24 (1/2):23-24.score: 72.0
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  10. Laurens van Apeldoorn (2013). M. Brito Vieira, The Elements of Representation in Hobbes: Aesthetics, Theatre, Law, and Theology in the Construction of Hobbes's Theory of the State, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009, Xvi + 286 Pp. ISBN-13: 978-90-04-18174-8, Hardcover ($140). [REVIEW] Hobbes Studies 26 (2):185-189.score: 72.0
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  11. D. Z. Andriopoulos (2005). Costas Douzinas, Nomos Kai Aistetike (Law and Aesthetics), Logotechnia, Techne, Dikaio (Literature, Art, Justice). Philosophical Inquiry 27 (1-2):249-259.score: 72.0
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  12. Mónica Brito Vieira (2009). The Elements of Representation in Hobbes: Aesthetics, Theatre, Law, and Theology in the Construction of Hobbes's Theory of the State. Brill.score: 72.0
  13. C. Douzinas, S. McVeigh & R. Warrington (1992). The Alta(E)Rs of Law: The Judgement of Legal Aesthetics. Theory, Culture and Society 9 (4):93-117.score: 72.0
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  14. Peter Hutchings (2010). The Criminal Spectre in Law, Literature, and Aesthetics. In Ann Brooks (ed.), Social Theory in Contemporary Asia. Routledge.score: 72.0
     
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  15. Dale Jacquette (1990). Aesthetics and Natural Law in Newton's Methodology. Journal of the History of Ideas 51 (4):659-666.score: 72.0
     
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  16. J. Swindal (1998). Reconstructing the Enlightenment Project: David Rasmussen's Immanent Critique of Aesthetics, Modernity and Law. Philosophy and Social Criticism 24 (2-3):5-24.score: 72.0
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  17. R. J. Schoeck (1983). The Aesthetics of the Law. American Journal of Jurisprudence 28 (1):46-63.score: 72.0
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  18. J. W. Torke (2003). The Aesthetics of Law: On Beauty and Being Just. Elaine Scarry. Princeton University Press. 1999. Pp. 134. American Journal of Jurisprudence 48 (1):325-333.score: 72.0
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  19. Peter Goodrich (2001). Barron's Complaint: A Response to ``Feminism, Aestheticism and the Limits of Law''. [REVIEW] Feminist Legal Studies 9 (2):149-170.score: 66.0
    In academic contexts, it is always likely thatan author who criticises another's work – in abook review, or an article – will know theother author personally. They may well befriends. Reflecting upon the intimacy of thepublic sphere, this article responds to thetone of a recent critique of the style andpolitics of postmodern jurisprudence. Questionsof style, tone and scriptural face are anunconventional point of entry into a discussionof feminism, aesthetics and law. It is arguedhere that these issues are intrinsic to (...)
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  20. Larry May & Jeff Brown (eds.) (2010). Philosophy of Law: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 54.0
    Cottingham : Western philosophy : an anthology (second edition) -- Cahoone : from modernism to postmodernism : an anthology (expanded -- Second edition) -- Lafollette : ethics in practice : an anthology (third edition) -- Goodin and Pettit: contemporary political philosophy: an anthology (second -- Edition) -- Eze: african philosophy : an anthology -- McNeill and Feldman : continental philosophy : an anthology -- Kim and Sosa : metaphysics : an anthology -- Lycan and Prinz : mind and cognition : (...)
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  21. Pierre Schlag (2009). The Dedifferentiation Problem. Continental Philosophy Review 42 (1):35-62.score: 54.0
    This article demonstrates that our more sophisticated theories of law lead us to a point where we are no longer able to distinguish law from culture, or society, or the market, or politics or anything of the sort. Not only are the various terms inextricably intertwined (something that other thinkers have observed) but we are no longer in a position to articulate any relations between these various terms at all. It is with this latter realization that the dedifferentiation problem kicks (...)
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  22. Anne Barron (2000). Feminism, Aestheticism and the Limits of Law. Feminist Legal Studies 8 (3):275-317.score: 54.0
    This article seeks to identify and address the normative void that resides at the heart of postmodernist-feminist theory, and to propose a philosophical framework – beyond postmodernism, but incorporating its central insights – for thinking through the normative questions with which feminists are inevitably confronted in their engagements with positive law. Two varieties of postmodernist-feminism are identified and critically analysed: the ‘corporeal feminism’ of Elizabeth Grosz and Judith Butler, which seeks to ground feminist critical practice in the irruptive capacities of (...)
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  23. Otfried Höffe (2006). Kant's Cosmopolitan Theory of Law and Peace. Cambridge University Press.score: 54.0
    Kant is widely acknowledged for his critique of theoretical reason, his universalistic ethics, and his aesthetics. Scholars, however, often ignore his achievements in the philosophy of law and government. At least four innovations that are still relevant today can be attributed to Kant. He is the first thinker, and to date the only great thinker, to have elevated the concept of peace to the status of a foundational concept of philosophy. Kant links this concept to the political innovation of (...)
     
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  24. Jay Johnston (2008). Angels of Desire: Esoteric Bodies, Aesthetics and Ethics. Equinox Pub. Ltd.score: 54.0
    Subtle bodies -- Difference -- Subtle subjects of desire -- "Seering" desire : the between -- Inhabiting sight -- Durée : the aesthetics of desired time -- An ethics of emptiness -- Witnessing : detached immersion -- An ethics of grace : the law of desiring angels -- Conclusion : the angelic ternary.
     
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  25. Dan-Eugen Ratiu (2010). Lumea Artei: Imunitate Sau Responsabilitate? Problema Responsabilitatii Si a Angajamentului În Arta Contemporana/ The Art World: Immunity or Responsibility? The Question of the Responsibility and the Engagement in the Contemporary Art. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 2 (4):13-25.score: 50.0
    This study analyzes the relevance in the art world of an ethical and juridical category as the responsibility, as well as its content and limits. The acceptance of the idea of responsibility of the artists depends on the manner in which the “art world” and its frontiers are comprehended - as an autonomous and closed realm or, on the contrary, as a space open to the public control. If the modernist logic of the autonomy had led to the emergence of (...)
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  26. Jonathan Lamb (2011). The Things Things Say. Princeton University Press.score: 48.0
    Prologue -- Part 1: Property, personification, and idols: Owning things; the crying of lost things; making babies in the South Seas; the growth of idols; The rape of the lock as still life -- Part 2: Persons and fictions: Locke's wild fancies; fictionality and the representation of persons -- Part 3: Authors and nonpersons: me and my ink; things as authors; authors owning nothing.
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  27. D. L. D'Avray (2010). Rationalities in History: A Weberian Essay in Comparison. Cambridge University Press.score: 48.0
    Universal and specific rationalities -- The structure of values and convictions -- The dynamics of values and convictions -- The value-instrumental interface -- Formal rationality -- The formal-substantive interface -- Appendix: Rationalities in a case before the Congregation of the Council.
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  28. Marcello Guarini, Amy Butchart, Paul Simard Smith & Andrei Moldovan (2009). Resources for Research on Analogy: A Multi-Disciplinary Guide. Informal Logic 29 (2):84-197.score: 48.0
    Work on analogy has been done from a number of disciplinary perspectives throughout the history of Western thought. This work is a multidisciplinary guide to theorizing about analogy. It contains 1,406 references, primarily to journal articles and monographs, and primarily to English language material. classical through to contemporary sources are included. The work is classified into eight different sections (with a number of subsections). A brief introduction to each section is provided. Keywords and key expressions of importance to research on (...)
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  29. Honni van Rijswijk (2012). Neighbourly Injuries: Proximity in Tort Law and Virginia Woolf's Theory of Suffering. [REVIEW] Feminist Legal Studies 20 (1):39-60.score: 42.0
    2012 marks the 80th anniversary of Donoghue v Stevenson, a case that is frequently cited as the starting-point for a genealogy of negligence. This genealogy starts with the figure of the neighbour, from which, as Jane Stapleton eloquently describes, a “golden thread” of vulnerability runs into the present (Stapleton 2004, 135). This essay examines the harms made visible and invisible through the neighbour figure, and compares the law’s framework to Virginia Woolf’s subtle re-imagining and theorisation of responsibility in her novel (...)
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  30. Semir Zeki & Oliver Goodenough (eds.) (2006). Law and the Brain. OUP Oxford.score: 42.0
    The past 20 years have seen unparalleled advances in neurobiology, with findings from neuroscience being used to shed light on a range of human activities - many historically the province of those in the humanities and social sciences - aesthetics, emotion, consciousness, music. Applying this new knowledge to law seems a natural development - the making, considering, and enforcing of law of course rests on mental processes. However, where some of those activities can be studied with a certain amount (...)
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  31. Nikolaj Plotnikov (2012). «The Person is a Monad with Windows»: Sketch of a Conceptual History of 'Person' in Russia. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 64 (3-4):269-299.score: 36.0
    The basic concepts 'person' (Person), I/self (Ich) and 'subject' (Subjekt) structuring the Russian discourse of personhood (Personalität) developed during the philosophical discussions of the 1820s-1840s. The development occurred in the course of an intense reception of German Idealism and Romanticism. Characteristic of this process is that the modern meaning of personhood going back to the theological and natural-law interpretations of the person in Western Europe does not exist in the Russian cultural consciousness. Therefore the Russian concepts of personhood demonstrate the (...)
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  32. Peter Goodrich (2002). La Nouvelle Vague: Epiphanies, Encounters, Events. [REVIEW] Feminist Legal Studies 10 (2):159-176.score: 36.0
    A recent collection of essays,Feminist Perspectives on Law and Theory,is here taken as the starting point for an analysis of the political trajectory of feminist jurisprudence. The ‘new wave’ of feminism borrows much of its inspiration from continental theory – from Derrida, Deleuze and Irigaray – and has been subject to criticism for its attention to language and its turn towards culture and aesthetics. Reviewing the materialist bases of the new wave, and particularly its concern with the immediacies of (...)
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  33. Sarah Marusek (2011). Politics of Parking: Rights, Identity, and Property. Ashgate.score: 36.0
    Parking and power : law in the everyday -- Construction of a political text : the built environment as a public good -- Citizenship and community : authority of the local -- Semiotics of the terrain : the aesthetics of justice -- Embodiment of jurisdiction : the biopolitics of parking space -- Consumption and the built environment : parking and social need -- Law personified : images of parking enforcement -- Emblematic folk legality : the crafting of law through (...)
     
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  34. Byron Kaldis (2003). Law, Aesthetic Symbolism and Utopia: A Kantian Reading. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 16 (3):233-258.score: 32.0
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  35. Eberhard Ortland (2008). The Aesthetics of Copyright. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 1:227-232.score: 32.0
    Copyright law is a crucial part of the normative framework of the artistic and art-related practices in the modern world. It facilitates the production and public accessibility of certain works of art and literature, music, moving images, etc. At the same time, it prevents the production and public accessibility of others whichmight have been just as interesting as those we got to know. Intellectual property norms imprint our ideas of authorship as well as the ontological constitution of artworks. Yet the (...)
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  36. Daniel O. Nathan (2005). A Paradox in Intentionalism. British Journal of Aesthetics 45 (1):32-48.score: 30.0
    I argue that intentionalism in aesthetics and in legal interpretation is vulnerable to a different sort of criticism than is found in the voluminous literature on the topic. Specifically, a kind of paradox arises for the intentionalist out of recognition of a second-order intention embedded in the social practices that characterize both art and law. The paper shows how this second-order intention manifests itself in each of the two enterprises, and argues that its presence entails the overriding centrality of (...)
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  37. K. Gorodeisky (2011). A Tale of Two Faculties. British Journal of Aesthetics 51 (4):415-436.score: 30.0
    The notion of the ‘free harmony of the faculties’ has baffled many of Kant's readers and also attracted much criticism. In this paper I attempt to shed light on this puzzling notion. By doing so, I aim to challenge some of the criticisms that this notion has attracted, and to point to its relevance to contemporary debates in aesthetics. While most of the literature on the free harmony is characterized by what I regard as an ‘extra-aesthetic approach’, I propose (...)
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  38. Richard K. Sherwin (2011). Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque: Arabesques and Entanglements. Routledge.score: 30.0
    Introduction : law's oscillation between power and meaning -- Law's screen life : visualizing law in practice -- Images run riot : law on the landscape of the neo-baroque -- Theorizing the visual sublime : law's legitimation reconsidered -- The digital challenge : command and control culture and the ethical sublime -- Conclusion : visualizing law as integral rhetoric : harmonizing the ethical and the aesthetic.
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  39. Eva Kit Wah Man (2007). Rethinking Art and Values: A Comparative Revelation of the Origin of Aesthetic Experience (From the Neo-Confucian Perspectives). Filozofski Vestnik 2.score: 30.0
    In his article, "The End of Aesthetic Experience" (1997) Richard Shusterman studies the contemporary fate of aesthetic experience, which has long been regarded as one of the core concepts of Western aesthetics till the last half century. It has then expanded into an umbrella concept for aesthetic notions such as the sublime and the picturesque. I agree with Shusterman that aesthetic experience has become the island of freedom, beauty, and idealistic meaning in an otherwise cold materialistic and law-determined world. (...)
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  40. Vladimir N. Dubrovsky (2008). The Laws of Philosophy. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 40:39-45.score: 30.0
    Since there is a hierarchy in levels of the organization of the world (in, for example, its social, biological, physical and cosmic aspects) there is a plurality of aspects of scientific philosophy, each of which takes its bearings from this or that level of the organization of the world. This means that when speaking about the laws of philosophy, it is necessary to specify which aspect is being spoken about. In the course of my argument my guideline is the highest, (...)
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  41. Russell B. Goodman (ed.) (2005). Pragmatism. Routledge.score: 30.0
    Presenting key texts in and about pragmatism, this collection of essays explores pragmatism's origins, applications, and weaknesses, as well as its remarkable versatility as an approach not only to issues of truth and knowledge, but to ethics and social philosophy, literature, law, aesthetics, religion, and education. Exploring a wide range of work on topics spanning from the birth of pragmatism in nineteenth century America, to its contemporary revival as an international and multi-disciplinary phenomenon, the collection: * is international in (...)
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  42. Eddy Zemach (1987). Aesthetic Properties, Aesthetic Laws, and Aesthetic Principles. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 46 (1):67-73.score: 26.0
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  43. Mary Mothersill (1989). Aesthetic Laws, Principles and Properties: A Response to Eddy Zemach. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 47 (1):77-82.score: 26.0
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  44. Jacques Rancière (2006). The Ethical Turn of Aesthetics and Politics. Critical Horizons 7 (1):1-20.score: 24.0
    The ethical turn that affects artistic and political practices today should not be interpreted as their subjection to moral criteria. Today, the reign of ethics leads to a growing indistinction between fact and law, between what is and what ought to be, where judgement bows down to the power of the law imposing itself. The radicality of this law is that it leaves no choice, and is nothing but the simple constraint stemming from the order of things. This brings about (...)
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  45. Sherri Irvin (2009). Teaching and Learning Guide For: Authors, Intentions and Literary Meaning. Philosophy Compass 4 (1):287-291.score: 24.0
    The relationship of the author's intention to the meaning of a literary work has been a persistently controversial topic in aesthetics. Anti-intentionalists Wimsatt and Beardsley, in the 1946 paper that launched the debate, accused critics who fueled their interpretative activity by poring over the author's private diaries and life story of committing the 'fallacy' of equating the work's meaning, properly determined by context and linguistic convention, with the meaning intended by the author. Hirsch responded that context and convention are (...)
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  46. Barry Stocker (2007). The Novel and Hegel's Philosophy of Literature. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 12:43-48.score: 24.0
    Hegel's philosophy of literature, in the Aesthetics and other texts, gives no extended discussion of the novel. Hegel's predecessor Friedrich Schlegel had produced a philosophy of literature with a central position for the novel. Schlegel's discussion of the novel is based on a view of Irony which allows the novel to be the fusion of poetry and philosophy. Hegel retained a place for art, including poetry, below that of philosophy. The Ironic conception of the novel has themes, which also (...)
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  47. Reviews by David Davies & Julie Van Camp (2004). Robert Stecker, Interpretation and Construction: Art, Speech, and the Law. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 (3):291–296.score: 24.0
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  48. Ben Woodard (2010). Mad Speculation and Absolute Inhumanism: Lovecraft, Ligotti, and the Weirding of Philosophy. Continent 1 (1):3-13.score: 24.0
    continent. 1.1 (2011): 3-13. / 0/ – Introduction I want to propose, as a trajectory into the philosophically weird, an absurd theoretical claim and pursue it, or perhaps more accurately, construct it as I point to it, collecting the ground work behind me like the Perpetual Train from China Mieville's Iron Council which puts down track as it moves reclaiming it along the way. The strange trajectory is the following: Kant's critical philosophy and much of continental philosophy which has followed, (...)
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  49. Keith C. Culver (2001). Legal Obligation and Aesthetic Ideals: A Renewed Legal Positivist Theory of Law's Normativity. Ratio Juris 14 (2):176-211.score: 24.0
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