The Movements of Legal Thought

Roger A. Shiner

in Norm and Nature

Published in print September 1992 | ISBN: 9780198257196
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681721 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Law Series

The Movements of Legal Thought

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This chapter considers positivism's response to the arguments of anti-positivism. The general form of this response is that anti-positivism has gone so far down the path away from the truths that are at the intuitive heart of positivism that anti-positivism is no longer a theory of law at all.

Keywords: anti-positivism; positivism; legal theory; law

Chapter.  4214 words. 

Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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