A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence pp 1307-1326 | Cite as
Chapter 9 Legal Positivism in the Postwar Debate
As was noted earlier, the central theme in the legal-philosophical debate after World War II was the relation between law and morals. This drew into a discussion two research traditions, natural law and legal positivism, that had hitherto tended to ignore each other: Exemplary in this respect is Kelsen’s gesture in stating that no reine Rechtslehre could ever concern itself with justice.
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