The Reality That Ought to Be: Problems and Critical Issues.- A First Glance.- Dualism and Interaction Between the Reality that Ought to Be and the Reality that is: Validity as a Pineal Gland.- Taking a Dive Into the Sources of Law.- The Problem of the Matrix.- The Reality That Ought to Be: A Monistic Perspective. Norms as Beliefs and as Motives of Behaviour.- The Motives of Human Behaviour.- Norms As Beliefs.- How Norms Proliferate in Human Brains.- Family Portraits. Law as Interference in the Motives of Behaviour.- No Law Without Norms.- But Norms are Not Enough. the Interaction Between Language and Motives of Behaviour.- The Law in Force: an Ambiguous Intertwining of Normativeness and Organised Power.- In Search of Confirming Others.- The Reality that Ought to Be as Fate.- What is Right in Homeric Epic.- What is Right, What Is Just, Ratio As Type: Sanctus Thoma Docet.- The Law and What is Right. Hans Kelsen Under Suspicion.- Nature and Culture.- What Does "Foundations" Mean?.- What Does "Foundations" Mean?.- The Explanandum: What is Law?.- The Explanandum: What is Law?.- Extra-Legal Foundations of Law-Variations on Legally External Foundations.- Extra-Legal Foundations of Law-Variations on Legally External Foundations.- Internal Foundations of Law.- Internal Foundations of Law.- Anti-Foundationalism.- Anti-Foundationalism.- General Tendencies.- General Tendencies.- Problems of Explanation.- Problems of Explanation.- Summary.- Summary.- Legislation.- Legislation.- Precedent.- Precedent.- Custom.- Custom.- Delegation.- Delegation.- Constitutions.- Constitutions.- Sources of Law in the Civil Law.- Sources of Law in the Civil Law.- International Law.- International Law.- Authority.- Authority.- Legal Doctrine and Legal Theory.- Legal Doctrine and Legal Theory.- Particular Legal Doctrine.- Particular Legal Doctrine.- Criticism and Defence of Legal Doctrine.- Criticism and Defence of Legal Doctrine.- Law And Morality.- Law And Morality.- Coherence in Legal Doctrine.- Coherence in Legal Doctrine.- Metatheory and Ontology for Legal Doctrine.- Metatheory and Ontology for Legal Doctrine.- Conclusions.- Conclusions.- Legal Reasoning and Practical Rationality.- Practical Rationality.- Basic Forms of Reasoning.- The Doxification of Practical Reasoning.- Rationalisation, Reflexivity, Universality.- Bounded Rationality: Cognitive Delegation.- Bounded Rationality: Factors.- Preference-Based Reasoning: Rules.- Preference-Based Reasoning: Factors.- Multi-Agent Practical Reasoning.- Collective Intentionality.- Collective Cognition and Dialogues.- Cognitive and Legal Bindingness.- The Foundation of Legal Bindingness.- Legal Logic.- Law and Logic.- Classical Logic and the Law.- Actions.- Deontic Notions.- Negation, Permission, and Completeness.- Obligational Concepts.- Normative Conditionals and Legal Inference.- Varieties of Normative Conditionals.- Potestative Concepts.- Proclamations.- Proclamative Power.- Normative Texts and Sources of Law.- Argumentation Frameworks.- Argument Logic.- Cases and Theory Construction.- Theory-Based Dialectics.- Conclusion.- Conclusion.
This paperback edition of the first of the twelve volumes of A Treatises of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence, serves as an introduction to the first-ever multivolume treatment of all important issues in legal philosophy and general jurisprudence, consisting of a five-volume theoretical part and a six-volume historical part. The theoretical part covers the main topics of contemporary debate. The historical volumes trace the development of legal thought from ancient Greek times through the twentieth century. All volumes are edited by the renowned theorist Enrico Pattaro.
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Edited by the renowned theorist Enrico Pattaro and his team