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Law, language and legal determinacy

by Brian Bix

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

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    Bibliography.

    StatementBrian Bix.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14961830M
    ISBN 100198260504

    Law is guidance through language, whether the language of statutes, judicial decisions, constitutional provisions, contracts, or wills. It is therefore not surprising that lawyers, judges, and legal commentators have sought whatever assistance they could find from other fields which deal with the meaning and interpretation of words: including literary theory, linguistics, and by: 4. This article focuses on recent works on natural law theory, particularly those that concentrate on discussing positive law. It opens up with a brief history and overview of natural law theories. The modern legal theorists who identify themselves with the natural law tradition seem to have objectives and approaches distinctly different from those classically associated with natural by:

    The Guide to Law Online contains a selection of California legal, judicial, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet | Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. Introduction. In the work of comparative lawyers, language is essential to the process of acquiring knowledge of foreign law. Information on foreign law is in fact embedded in the language, which is expression of the culture, of the particular set of values, and – finally – of the mentality of lawyers, representing the legal system under by: 4.

    University of St. Thomas Law Journal Volume 3 Issue 1Summer Article 4 The Role of the Common Good in Legal and Constitutional Interpretation Lee J. Strang This Article is brought to you for free and open access by UST Research Online and the University of St. Thomas Law Journal. For more information, please [email protected]: Lee J. Strang. Books, Law – Law. Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition By Clifford Ando. University of Pennsylvania Press, Read preview Overview. Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy By Brian Bix. Clarendon Press, Read preview Overview. Law, Law Reform, and the Family.


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Excerpt. Language is the medium through which law acts. The nature of the medium necessarily has a pervasive effect on what purposes can be achieved through the law and how well those purposes can be forwarded. This book discusses one of the central problems in the philosophy of law--the question of legal determinacy.

Is the law a seamless web or are there gaps. Bix argues that language and legal determinacy book major re-thinking of the common and "common sense" views about law that have been proposed by various recent legal theories is s: Brian Bix, University of Minnesota.

Law, Language, and Legal Determinancy discusses the role of language within law, and the role of philosophy of language in understanding the nature of law. The book argues that the major re-thinking of the common and 'common sense' views about law that have been proposed by various recent legal theorists are unnecessary.

son. In a densely-packed, yet subtle book, comprehensively entitled. Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy, University of London lec-turer Brian Bix warns legal theorists of all levels that although lan-guage may represent the sole method of presenting law, that does not mean that language is the sole, or even the most important, fac.

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This book discusses the role of language within law, and the role of philosophy of language in understanding the nature of law. Law, Language, and Legal Determinancy discusses the role of language within law, and the role of philosophy of language in understanding the nature of law.

The book argues that the major /5(9). TY - BOOK. T1 - Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy. AU - Bix, Brian H. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. BT - Law, Language, and Legal DeterminacyCited by: As with the writings of Wittgenstein, who serves as Bix’s philosophical inspiration, it is not always abundantly clear what the discussions all add up to.

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The book argues that the major re-thinking of the common and `common sense' views about law that have been proposed by various recent legal theorists are unnecessary.

The book has three overlapping themes: the role of language in law, Wittgenstein's philosophy on language, and the problems of legal determinacy.

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