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The pure theory of law.

by William Ebenstein

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kelsen, Hans, 1881-1973.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • State, The.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 211 p.
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4438565M
    ISBN 100678045356
    LC Control Number79096336

      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.5/5(3).   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 4/5().

      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.   The Idea of a Pure Theory of Law by Christoph Kletzer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Idea of a Pure Theory of Law: Christoph Kletzer: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

    The idea of a pure theory of law. [Christoph Kletzer] -- "Most contemporary legal philosophers tend to take force to be an accessory to the law. This book claims that this model should be jettisoned in favour of a radically different one: according to the proposed view, force is not an accessory to the law but rather its attribute. The law. 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/5().


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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 by: The pure theory of law [William Ebenstein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The author refers to this as the most influential juristic movement of the twentieth century. While opponents argue that the theory is a typical product of Continental legal thinking.

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.

Reprint of the second revised and enlarged edition, /5. 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.

Entirely self-supporting, it rejects any concept derived 5/5(2). Published posthumously in as Allgemeine Theorie der Normen, the book is here translated for the first time into English. Kelsen develops his "pure theory of law" into a "general theory of norms", and analyzes the applicability of logic to norms to offer an original and extreme position which some have called "normative irrationalism".

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Just as. 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).

The Pure Theory of Law. 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.

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. 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. 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 psychology.

The pure theory of law. by William Ebenstein. Published by A. Kelley in New York. Written in EnglishCited by: 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.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The pure theory of law by Ebenstein, William, Publication date Topics Kelsen, Hans,Law -- Philosophy, State, The Publisher New York, A.

KelleyPages: 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/5(3).

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 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.

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.

This chapter provides a conclusion for the topics discussed in this book. It discusses that public law is an autonomous subject and that it is necessary to recognize this autonomy to properly understand public law. It notes that pure theory is a theory of public law, understood as an autonomous subject operating in accordance with its own distinctive method.

Philosophical basis of the theory --Nature, law, and society --Natural law and legal positivism --The unity of the law --Results of a "steps-and-stairs" --Theory of law.

Other Titles: Rechtsphilosophische Schule der reinen Rechtslehre. Hans Kelson's Pure theory of law is a part of analytical positivism. Kelson explains his theory by the method of analogy. It deals with the existing fact for example what law is and not as it ought to be.

The theory of law must be distinguished from this law itself. 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.5/5(2).Pure Theory of Law - Ebook written by Hans Kelsen.

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