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Constitutionalism and legal reasoning : a new paradigm for the concept of law / Massimo La Torre.

By: La Torre, Massimo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Law and philosophy library: v. 79.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 185 p.).ISBN: 9781402055959; 1402055951.Subject(s): Constitutional law -- Philosophy | Law -- Methodology | Law and ethics | ReasoningAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Constitutionalism and legal reasoning.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter; Law as Constitution; Legal Argumentation and Concepts of Law; The Practice of Law and Legal Ethics; Back Matter.
Summary: Talks about the search of a model for a humane law - where the cruelty ban is still in force. Presenting the contention that positive law is better understood, if it is not too easily equated with power, force, or command, this book shows that law is more a matter of discourse and deliberation, than of sheer decision or of power relations.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Front Matter; Law as Constitution; Legal Argumentation and Concepts of Law; The Practice of Law and Legal Ethics; Back Matter.

Talks about the search of a model for a humane law - where the cruelty ban is still in force. Presenting the contention that positive law is better understood, if it is not too easily equated with power, force, or command, this book shows that law is more a matter of discourse and deliberation, than of sheer decision or of power relations.

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