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A theory of legal obligation, Stefano Bertea.

Summary
The focus of this monograph lies in the construction of a theory of legal obligation, understanding it as a discrete notion with its own defining traits. In this work, Bertea specifically addresses the question: how should legal obligation be distinctively conceptualized? The conceptualization of legal obligation he defends in this work gradually emerges from a critical assessment of the theories of legal obligation that have been most influential in the contemporary legal-theoretical debate. Building on such critical analysis, Bertea's study purports to offer a novel and unconventional conceptualization of legal obligation, which is characterized as a law-engendered intersubjective reason for carrying out certain courses of conduct
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- The Concept of Obligation -- Contemporary Approaches to Legal Obligations : A Preliminary Map -- The Social-Practice Account -- The Interpretivist Account -- The Conventionalist Reason Account -- The Exclusionary Reason Account -- A Revisionary Kantian Conception -- Further Dimensions of the Revisionary Kantian Conception -- The Robust Reason Account -- The Method of Presuppositional Interpretation -- Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 04 Oct 2019)
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 368 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781108682060

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