Habermas's Discourse Theory of Law

JURGEN HABERMAS: KEY CONCEPTS, Barbara Faultner, ed., Acumen Press, 2011

26 Pages Posted: 20 May 2011

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Christopher F. Zurn

University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Philosophy

Date Written: March 27, 2010

Abstract

This chapter provides an introductory overview of Jürgen Habermas’s discourse theory of law. A survey of his main theses concerning law is organized according to three broad perspectives: 1) history and sociology of law, 2) philosophy of law, and 3) theory of legal adjudication.

Keywords: Habermas, discourse theory, philosophy of law, jurisprudence

Suggested Citation

Zurn, Christopher F., Habermas's Discourse Theory of Law (March 27, 2010). JURGEN HABERMAS: KEY CONCEPTS, Barbara Faultner, ed., Acumen Press, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1845866

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