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Published: 13 September 2012

434 Pages


ISBN: 9780199661640

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The Logic of Legal Requirements

Essays on Defeasibility

Edited by Jordi Ferrer Beltrán and Giovanni Battista Ratti

  • The first comprehensive collection on a central topic in legal philosophy - how to understand the logical structure of legal norms
  • Collects original contributions from leading legal philosophers in both the Anglo-American and civil law traditions
  • Presents an original, sophisticated perspective on traditional concerns in legal philosophy, such as the relationship between law and morality, and the role of interpretation in creating legal rules