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Author Conference on Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law (2002 : Brussels, Belgium)

Title Epistemology and methodology of comparative law / edited by Mark van Hoecke
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  KB 100 Coe/Amo 2002  AVAILABLE
Description x, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series European Academy of Legal Theory monograph series
European Academy of Legal Theory series.
Contents Legal culture v. legal tradition / Alan Watson -- Legal cultures and legal traditions / H. Patrick Glenn -- Legal epistemology and transformation of legal cultures / Marek Zirk-Sadowski -- Epistemology and comparative law : contributions from the sciences and social sciences / Geoffrey Samuel -- How to make comparable things : legal engineering at the service of comparative law / Juha Karhu (previously Juha Pöyhönen) -- Methodology and European law - can methodology change so as to cope with the multiplicity of the law? / Karl-Heinz Ladeur -- Comparative law of obligations : methodology and epistemology / Christian von Bar -- Codifying European private law / Walter van Gerven -- Deep level comparative law / Mark van Hoecke -- NICE dreams and realities of European private law / Nikolas Roos -- Europeanisation of national legal systems : some consequences for legal thinking in civil law countries / Jan M. Smits -- Comparative law and the internationalisation of law in Europe / Mireille Delmas-Marty -- Public law in Europe : caught between the national and sub-national and the European? / John Bell -- New challenges in public and private international legal theory : can comparative scholarship help? / Horatia Muir Watt -- Abridged or forbidden speech : how can speech be regulated through speech? / François Rigaux -- Legisprudence of comparative law / Luc J. Wintgens -- Rawls' political conception of rights and liberties : an illiberal but pragmatic approach to the problems of harmonisation and globalisation / Paul de Hert and Serge Gutwirth -- Family trees for legal systems : towards a contemporary approach / Esin Örücü -- A common legal language in Europe? / Anne Lise Kjœr
Summary Whereas many modern works on comparative law focus on various aspects of legal doctrine, the aim of this book is more theoretical - to reflect on comparative law as a scholarly discipline, and in particular its epistemology and methodology. It seeks answers to fundamental, scientific problems of comparative research
Analysis Epistemology
Comparative law
Notes "Mainly the plenary papers of the Conference on Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law, organised in Brussels on 24 till 26 October 2002 ... by the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel, in collaboration with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the European Academy of Legal Theory"--Foreword
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Comparative law -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Law -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Knowledge, Theory of -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hoecke, Mark van.
Katholieke Universiteit Brussel.
Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
European Academy of Legal Theory.
Conference on Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law (2002 : Brussels, Belgium) (Brussels)
LC no. 2005270954
ISBN 1841134430