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Author La Torre, Massimo.

Title Constitutionalism and legal reasoning : a new paradigm for the concept of law / Massimo La Torre
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2007


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Description xiv, 185 pages ; 25 cm
Series Law and philosophy library ; v. 79
Law and philosophy library ; v. 79
Contents Ch. 1 Law as constitution -- I Constitutionalism of the ancients and of the moderns -- II Constitutionalism and legal positivism -- III From state law to constitutional state, or, from Herrschaft to "discourse" -- Ch. 2 Legal argumentation and concepts of law -- I Rhetoric and practical reason -- II Legal reasoning redeemed -- III Contemporary doctrines -- IV Law as discourse and constitution -- Ch. 3 The practice of law and legal ethics -- I "Jurists, bad Christians" -- II Ambiguity of deontological rules -- III Two opposed paradigms -- IV Legal ethics and the concept of law -- App. A Natural law : "exclusive" versus "inclusive" -- App. B Robert Alexy's constitutional rights theory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Constitutional law -- Philosophy.
Law -- Methodology.
Legal ethics.
LC no. 2007280140
ISBN 9781402055942
9781402055959 ebook
1402055951 e-book