Kelsen’s Doctrine of International Law: Between Epistemology and Politics

Austrian Review of International and European Law (ARIEL), pp. 49-62, 2004

10 Pages Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last revised: 11 Nov 2011

Date Written: August 28, 2004

Abstract

The following discussion considers to what degree Kelsen’s conception of international law was shaped either by his neo-Kantian epistemological approach or by his liberal (and pacifistic) political stance.

Keywords: Kelsen, Grundnorm, international law, legal theory

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Jakab, Andras, Kelsen’s Doctrine of International Law: Between Epistemology and Politics (August 28, 2004). Austrian Review of International and European Law (ARIEL), pp. 49-62, 2004, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1918404 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1918404

Andras Jakab (Contact Author)

University of Salzburg ( email )

Kapitelgasse 5-7.
Salzburg, 5020
Austria

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