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Pragmatic Reconstruction In Jurisprudence: Features Of A Realistic Theory, Brian Z. Tamanaha Jan 2021

Pragmatic Reconstruction In Jurisprudence: Features Of A Realistic Theory, Brian Z. Tamanaha

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A century ago the pragmatists called for reconstruction in philosophy. Philosophy at the time was occupied with conceptual analysis, abstractions, a priori analysis, and the pursuit of necessary, universal truths. Pragmatists argued that philosophy instead should center on the pressing problems of the day, which requires theorists to pay attention to social complexity, variation, change, power, consequences, and other concrete aspects of social life. The parallels between philosophy then and jurisprudence today are striking, as I show, calling for a pragmatism-informed theory of law within contemporary jurisprudence. The realistic theory outlined in this essay focuses on what law does, what …


Security Council Resolution 1973 On Libya: A Moment Of Legal & Moral Clarity, Paul Williams, Colleen Popken Jan 2011

Security Council Resolution 1973 On Libya: A Moment Of Legal & Moral Clarity, Paul Williams, Colleen Popken

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Social Rights And The Relational Value Of The Rights To Participate In Sport, Recreation And Play, Janet E. Lord, Michael Ashley Stein Jul 2009

Social Rights And The Relational Value Of The Rights To Participate In Sport, Recreation And Play, Janet E. Lord, Michael Ashley Stein

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Predicting Defection, Elmer J. Schaefer May 2002

Predicting Defection, Elmer J. Schaefer

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Contract Reconceived, Peter A. Alces Oct 2001

Contract Reconceived, Peter A. Alces

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Judicial Matters, Neal Devins Jan 1992

Judicial Matters, Neal Devins

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