Law, Institution and Legal Politics Fundamental Problems of Legal Theory and Social Philosophy

It gives me great pleasure to offer this foreword to the present work of my admired friend and respected colleague Ota Weinberger. Apart from the essays of his which were published in our joint work An Institutional Theory of Law: New Approaches to Legal Positivism in 1986, relatively little of Wein...

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Main Author: Weinberger, Ota
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1991, 1991
Edition:1st ed. 1991
Series:Law and Philosophy Library
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A. Theoretical Bases
  • I. Elements of Institutional Legal Positivism
  • II. Towards a Formal-Teleological Theory of Action
  • III. The Significance of Logic for Modern Legal Theory. Fundamental Problems of Institutionalist Normativism
  • B. Treatises on Legal Theory and Legal Sociology
  • IV. Ontology, Hermeneutics and the Concept of Valid Law
  • V. Constitutional Theory in the Light of the New Institutionalism
  • VI. The Formal-teleological Theory of Action and Criminal Law
  • VII. Institutional Theory and Institutional Legal Positivism
  • VIII. Sociology and the Normative Institutional Theory. Reflections on Helmut Schelsky’s Institutional Theory from the Point of View of the Normative Institutional Ontology
  • C. Treatises on Legal Politics and Theory Of Justice
  • IX. Legal-Political Analysis of Institutions
  • X. The Conditio Humana and the Ideal of Justice
  • Original Sources