Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

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John Wiley & Sons, 12 mar. 2018 - 363 páginas
This is Habermas's long awaited work on law, democracy and the modern constitutional state in which he develops his own account of the nature of law and democracy.
 

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Arguably Habermas' most important work, at least among those translated from the German into English. It is also a work of immense learning; one not easily penetrated despite a careful translation ... Leer reseña completa

Review: Between Facts & Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law & Democracy (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

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Too many long words. Even if he only used the word "hermeneutically" just once that is way too often... Leer reseña completa

Índice

Law as a Category of Social Mediation between Facts and Norms
1
The Sociology of Law versus the Philosophy of Justice
42
A Reconstructive Approach to Law I The System of Rights
82
A Reconstructive Approach to Law II The Principles of the Constitutional State
132
The Indeterminacy of Law and the Rationality of Adjudication
194
Judiciary and Legislature On the Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication
238
Deliberative Politics A Procedural Concept of Democracy
287
Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere
329
Paradigms of Law
388
Postscript 1994
447
Popular Sovereignty as Procedure 1988
463
Citizenship and National Identity 1990
491
Notes
517
Bibliography
571
Index
595
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Jürgen Habermas is a German philosopher and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere. In 2014, Prospect readers chose Habermas as one of their favourites among the "world's leading thinkers".

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