The Meaning of Laws: A History of Legal Interpretation and Legal Reasoning

Benoit Frydman, LE SENS DES LOIS: HISTOIRE DE L'INTERPRETATION ET DE LA RAISON JURIDIQUE, p. 708, Paris-Bruxelles, 2005

37 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2012  

Benoit Frydman

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy; Sciences Po School of Law

Date Written: November 6, 2011

Abstract

This book provides a history of legal thinking and reasoning. It focuses on the tools, methods and procedures to interpret legal texts. The book analyses 10 consecutive models: rhetorical; biblical-Talmudic; patristic; scholastic; geometrical; philological-historical; sociological; economical; normative-positivist and pragmatic.

Notes: Downloadable document is in French.

Keywords: philosophy of law, hermeneutics, jurisprudence, interpretation, history of ideas

Suggested Citation

Frydman, Benoit, The Meaning of Laws: A History of Legal Interpretation and Legal Reasoning (November 6, 2011). Benoit Frydman, LE SENS DES LOIS: HISTOIRE DE L'INTERPRETATION ET DE LA RAISON JURIDIQUE, p. 708, Paris-Bruxelles, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1980678

Benoit Frydman (Contact Author)

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy ( email )

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Sciences Po School of Law ( email )

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France

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