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Pure Theory of Law

by Hans Kelsen

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Published by Lawbook Exchange .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8794525M
    ISBN 101584775785
    ISBN 109781584775782
    OCLC/WorldCa62872557

    Hans Kelsen has 74 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hans Kelsen’s most popular book is Pure Theory of Law. This book argues that Kelsen's legal theory, the Pure Theory of Law, needs to be read in the context of Kelsen's political theory. It offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the Pure Theory that makes systematic use of Kelsen's conception of the rule of law, of his theory of democracy, his defense of constitutional review, and his Cited by:

      Hans Kelsen, Austrian-American legal philosopher, teacher, jurist, and writer on international law, who formulated a kind of positivism known as the “pure theory” of law. Kelsen was a professor at Vienna, Cologne, Geneva, and the German university in Prague. He wrote the Austrian constitution. 2 Pure Theory of Law (hereinafter Pure Theory) V. 3 Id. at 1. See also Kelsen, On the Basic Norm, 47 , (): "This is the essence of legal positivism, in contradistinction to the natural law doc-trine." The whole of Chapter 3 of Pure Theory is devoted to insisting that the pure theory is a "true science.".

    A natural law theory, in so far as it concerns human affairs, attempts to explain both what the natural law of the human world is and why and how we ought to respect it. However, whether, why and how we ought to respect the natural law are questions that we cannot address sensibly before we have a clear idea of what the natural law Size: 1MB. the editorial committee has chosen Hans Kelsen's General Theory of Law and State as the opening volume. Kelsen's "Pure Theory of Law" is, no doubt, the outstanding achievement of our time in legal theory. The great trend of analytical jurisprudence, going back to Bentham and Austin, has reached in Kelsen's work aAuthor: Eric H. Voegelin.


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Kelsen, Hans. Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Berkeley: University of California Press, x, pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN Paperbound. $ * Second revised and enlarged edition, a complete revision of the first edition published in A landmark in the development of 5/5(2).

The pure theory of law destroys this dualism by replacing it with a unitary system of objective positive law that is insulated from political manipulation. Possibly the most influential jurisprudent of the twentieth century, Hans Kelsen [] was legal adviser to Austria's last emperor and its first republican government, the founder and Cited by: Kelsen, Hans.

Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Berkeley: University of California Press, x, pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN Cloth. New. $ * The second revised and enlarged edition, being a completely revised version of the first edition which was published in /5(3). Pure Theory of Law - Ebook written by Hans Kelsen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Pure Theory of Law/5(3). Legality and Legitimacy. Author: Lars Vinx; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Law Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» By showing how Kelsen's theory of law works alongside his political philosophy, the book shows the Pure Theory to be part of a wider attempt to understand how political power can be legitimately exercised in.

Kelsen [], was the author of more than forty works on law and legal philosophy, and is best known for this title and General Theory of Law and State. He was also the author of the Austrian Democratic Constitution, which was published inabolished during the Nazi regime, restored inand in force today/10(13).

Get this from a library. Pure theory of law. [Hans Kelsen] -- The second revised and enlarged edition, being a completely revised version of the first edition which was published in Kelsen [], was the author of more than forty works on law and.

Reprint of the second revised and enlarged edition, a complete revision of the first edition published in A landmark in the development of modern jurisprudence, the pure theory of law defines law as a system of coercive norms created by the state that rests on the validity of a generally accepted Grundnorm, or basic norm, such as the supremacy of the Constitution.

The pure theory of law destroys this dualism by replacing it with a unitary system of objective positive law that is insulated from political manipulation. Possibly the most influential jurisprudent of the twentieth century, HANS KELSEN [] was legal adviser to Austria’s last emperor and its first republican government, the founder /5(5).

International law does not fit in the pure theory of law. For that reason, it should be taken as a limitation of the theory. pure theory of law is only helpful to legal scientist. It is not helpful to legal judges. Contribution of theTheory. Overview. Hans Kelsen was an Austrian legal theorist, who worked in Germany until the rise of the Nazi Party, and then in the USA.

He published the first edition of The Pure Theory of Law inand a second, expanded edition (which I read) in The theory is ‘pure’ because it separates jurisprudence from other disciplines like ethics, politics and.

PURE THEORY OF LAW ⚫explanation – scientific method by which a phenomenon is interpreted by stating the circumstances, causes and purposes of its emergence – why something is as it is – func., hist., psych., teleol., caus., reduct. ⚫reduction – procedure for proving that some being, object or theory.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Berkeley: University of California Press, "Published by arrangement with Hans-Kelsen Institut"--Title page verso. Kelsen, Hans. Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Originally published: Berkeley: University of California Press, x, pp.

Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN Paperback. New. * Second revised and enlarged edition, a complete revision of the first edition. The idea of a Pure Theory of Law was propounded by the formidable Austrian jurist and philosopher Hans Kelsen (–) (see the bibliographical note).

Kelsen began his long career as a legal theorist at the beginning of the 20th century. The traditional legal philosophies at the time, were, Kelsen claimed, hopelessly contaminated with. Kelsen, Hans. Pure Theory of Law.

Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Originally published: Berkeley: University of California Press, x, pp. Reprintedby The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN Hardcover. Cover lightly bumped. Very good. * Second revised and enlarged edition, a. The Pure Theory of Law is, as its name indicates, a theory of law.

The way in which a theory is elaborated is determined by its object. According to the Pure Theory of Law, law is norm, or, more exactly, a set of norms, a normative by: 6. This book argues that Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law needs to be read in the context of Kelsen's political theory.

It offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the Pure Theory that makes systematic use of Kelsen's conception of the rule of law, his theory of democracy, his defense of constitutional review, and his views on international : Lars Vinx. His book titled Pure Theory of Law (German: Reine Rechtslehre) was published in two editions, one in Europe inand a second expanded edition after he had joined the faculty at the University of California at Berkeley in Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law is widely acknowledged as his magnum opus.

It aims to describe law as a hierarchy of Education: University of Vienna (Dr. juris. In contrast to what was claimed by Hans Kelsen, the most eminent contributor to this theory, the author argues that the core insight of the Pure Theory is not to be found in the concept of a basic norm, or in the supposed absence of a conceptual relation between law and morality, but rather in the fundamental and comprehensive reformulation of.

Kelsen, Hans. Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Berkeley: University of California Press, x, pp.

Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN This chapter discusses Kelsen's claim that the Pure Theory of Law is a purely descriptive science of law.

This Kelsenian self-understanding turns out to be questionable. Key elements of Kelsen's legal science — such as the distinction between subjective and objective legal meaning, the theory of legal order as legal hierarchy, the conception of the basic norm, Kelsen's rejection of Author: Lars Vinx.

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