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A theory of legal obligation

Author: Stefano Bertea
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Bertea, Stefano, 1970-
A theory of legal obligation
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
(DLC) 2019035710
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefano Bertea
ISBN: 9781108475105 1108475108 9781108465878 1108465870
OCLC Number: 1101277848
Description: x, 368 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Stefano Bertea.

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This book puts forward an original and sustained argument concerning the relations between law and obligation. Highlighting the conceptual connections of law and obligation, Bertea establishes a  Read more...

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