Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

By: Jurgen Habermas (author)Paperback

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This is Habermasa s long awaited work on law, democracy and the modern constitutional state in which he develops his own account of the nature of law and democracy.

Contents

Translatora s Introduction. Preface. 1. Law as a Category of Social Mediation between Facts and Norms. 2. The Sociology of Law versus the Philosophy of Justice. 3. A Reconstructive Approach to Law I: The System of Rights. 4. A Reconstructive Approach to Law II: The Principles of the Constitutional State. 5. The Indeterminacy of Law and the Rationality of Adjudication. 6. Judiciary and Legislature: On the Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication. 7. Deliberative Politics: A Procedural Concept of Democracy. 8. Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere. 9. Paradigms of Law. Postscript (1994). Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745620114
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 636
  • ID: 9780745620114
  • weight: 990
  • ISBN10: 0745620116

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