1. Péter Cserne & Miklós Könczöl (eds.) (2011). Legal and Political Theory in the Post-National Age: Selected Papers Presented at the Second Central and Eastern European Forum for Legal, Political and Social Theorists (Budapest, 21-22 May 2010. [REVIEW] Peter Lang.
     
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  2. Miklós Könczöl (2009). What There is Left and How It Works: Ancient Rhetoric and the Semiotics of Law. [REVIEW] International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 22 (4):399-410.
    The present paper examines three parts of ancient school rhetoric: the issues, the topics, and the questions of style from the perspective of legal semiotics. It aims (1) to demonstrate the roles these have played and can play in the interpretation of legal discourses; and (2) to summarise what insights have been and can be gained from this classical tradition by contemporary legal research. It is argued that the promise of legal semiotics for rhetorical investigations is that it may help (...)
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  3. Miklós Könczöl (2008). Law, Fact and Narratives in Ancient Rhetoric: The Case of the Causa Curiana. [REVIEW] International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 21 (1):21-33.
    The present article examines the role of narratives in rhetoric and jurisprudence, trying to understand the ancient system of ‘issues’ (staseis), an essential part of the rhetorical curriculum in antiquity, with the help of some basic notions of legal semiotics. After a brief reconstruction of the doctrine, I argue that narratives are essential to classical rhetoric, that the basic types of issues correspond to particular stories in and of the trial, and finally that the system of ancient rhetorical theory is (...)
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