Habermas's Discourse Theory of Law
JURGEN HABERMAS: KEY CONCEPTS, Barbara Faultner, ed., Acumen Press, 2011
26 Pages Posted: 20 May 2011
Date Written: March 27, 2010
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
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