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Positivism and Normative Inference: Two Key Legal Problems of Late Modernity


Eric Engle


Fulbright Foundation

September 15, 2008


Abstract:     
Two false dichotomies, "no is from ought" and "either natural law or positivism" impair current legal thought. This article exposes those dichotomies and explains why they are not in fact accurate using Professor Duncan Kennedy's work as a foil for the exposition.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 27

Keywords: positivism, natural law, vernunftrecht, ius naturalis, law of reason, rule of law, rechtstaat, positive law, legal philosophy, legal theory, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, theory of law, aristotle, hobbes, hume, kelsen

JEL Classification: K10, K33

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Date posted: September 17, 2008  

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Engle, Eric, Positivism and Normative Inference: Two Key Legal Problems of Late Modernity (September 15, 2008). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1268520 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1268520

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