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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy,
  • Legal positivism,
  • Law,
  • Jurisprudence

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Christoph Kletzer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK339 .K54 2018, K339 .K54 2018, K339, K339
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 150 pages ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26474992M
ISBN 101509913432
ISBN 109781509913435
LC Control Number2017048787
OCLC/WorldCa1035359674

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Pure Theory of Law is a book by legal theorist Hans Kelsen, first published in and in a greatly expanded "second edition" in The second edition appeared in English translation in , as . About The Idea of a Pure Theory of Law Most contemporary legal philosophers tend to take force to be an accessory to the law. According to this prevalent view the law primarily consists of a series of . Pure theory of law is concerned only with that part of knowledge that deals with law and does not include anything which does not belong to law as subject matter and therefore it frees the science of law from the foreign elements. According to this theory of law the science of law includes legal norms . The book explores in detail the nature of this claim and develops its corollaries. It then provides an overview of the contemporary jurisprudential debates relating to force and violence, and defends its claims against well-known counter-arguments by Hart, Raz and others Author: Christoph Kletzer.

  The idea of a pure theory of law [Book Review] John Gardner. Jurisprudence 10 (1) () Authors John Gardner Oxford University Abstract Vol Issue 1, March . 1Kletzer, The Idea of a Pure Theory of Law(Hart Publishing ). From here on, page references to this book appear in parentheses in the text. 2I am thinking mainly of Frederick Schauer, The Force of Law(Harvard UP ) and Arthur Ripstein, Force and Freedom(Harvard UP ). A landmark in the development of modern jurisprudence, the pure theory of law defines law as a system of coercive norms created by the state that rests on the validity of a generally accepted 5/5(2). The unique aspect of the monograph is that it is the only book to apply the Pure Theory of Law as theoretical approach to international law, rather than simply being a piece of intellectual history describing it. This book will of great interest to students and scholars of public international law, legal theory .

  Overview. Hans Kelsen was an Austrian legal theorist, who worked in Germany until the rise of the Nazi Party, and then in the USA. He published the first edition of The Pure Theory of Law in , and a second, expanded edition (which I read) in The theory is ‘pure. A landmark in the development of modern jurisprudence, the pure theory of law defines law as a system of coercive norms created by the state that rests on the validity of a generally accepted Grundnorm, or basic norm, such as the supremacy of the Constitution. By David Baldacci - # Free eBook The Idea Of A Pure Theory Of Law #, the idea of a pure theory of law was propounded by the formidable austrian jurist and philosopher hans kelsen see the bibliographical note kelsen began his long career as a legal theorist at the beginning of the 20th century the idea of a pure theory . is a platform for academics to share research papers.