Law, Truth, and Reason

A Treatise on Legal Argumentation

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1871-5 (Print) 978-94-007-1872-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-27

    Introduction

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    Pages 29-51

    An Isomorphic Theory of Law: A Relation of Structural Similarity Between the Two Fact-Constellations Compared

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    Pages 53-78

    Coherence Theory of Law: Shared Congruence Among Arguments Drawn from the Institutional and Societal Sources of Law

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    Pages 79-95

    “Between the Evident and the Irrational”: The New Rhetoric and Legal Argumentation Theory

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    Pages 97-112

    Philosophical Pragmatism: Law, Judged in Light of Its Social Effects

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    Pages 113-143

    Analytical Legal Positivism: Retracing the Original Intentions of the Legislator Under Legal Exegesis

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    Pages 145-163

    Legal Realism: The Law in Action, Not the Law in Books, As the Subject Matter of Legal Analysis

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    Pages 165-186

    Legal Conventionalism: Law as an Expression of Collective Intentionality

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    Pages 187-200

    Die Rechtssätze in ihrem systematischen Zusammenhang zu erkennen” – The Thrust of Legal Formalism

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    Pages 201-224

    Natural Law Philosophy: Law as Subordinate to Social Justice and Political Morality in Society

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    Pages 225-237

    Radical Decisionism: Social Justice on a Strictly Contextualist Basis

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    Pages 239-254

    Intermission

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    Pages 255-270

    Law and Metaphysics

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 271-290